…to Keep Compatible Ink Cartridges Functioning in Your Printer More printer manufacturers are using firmware updates to block the use of compatible ink cartridges. This is great if you want to push people to buy OEM inks. This is not so great if you don’t want to pay high OEM prices. So, is there a […]
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“My printer stopped working and is showing an error code. What does it mean? What am I supposed to do now?” Printer error codes are messages or number combinations displayed on the LED display of your printer. They are informational tools meant to point out what is not functioning properly. Here is a list of […]
Learn what to do when your HP Color LaserJet M855 displays a 10.XY.90 or 10.XY.91 error message during normal operations. The video below demonstrates how to reset the toner gates on the toner cartridges and imaging drums.
HP upgraded their firmware on certain printers that use the 934xl/935xl, 950xl/951xl, or 970xl/951xl inkjet cartridges. This new firmware update may cause the corresponding printers to experience cartridge problems when using non-OEM cartridges. But don’t fret; there is a downloadable firmware update that will fix this problem. If you are not experiencing any problems, there […]
HP released a firmware update on March 12, 2016 that rendered non-HP ink cartridges useless for several models of HP Officejet printers; they no longer recognize compatible brand smart chips. Error messages such as the following display to the user: “The ink cartridges appear to be missing or damaged” “Replace the ink cartridges to resume […]