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Electronics Pete
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Have Epson XP-520. I have installed the cartridges and put

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Have Epson XP-520. I have installed the cartridges and put in paper. The window says to install cartidges that came with printer (I have done already) . Start inititalization. What does that mean?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Electronics Pete replied 1 year ago.
Hi Diane,
Ensure there is no material, tapes, or anything else stuck inside and that the cartridges are seated in the carriage properly.
You may have to remove the cartridges and firmly insert them again.
Ensure any tape has been removed from the cartridges first.
The printer initialization should then start automatically within 5 minutes.