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I am trying to replace the ink cartridges for the first time…

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I am trying to replace the ink cartridges for the first time and the printer doesn't seem to realize that they I have done that.

Technician's Assistant: What is the exact make and model of your printer? And what kind of cartridges are you using?

Canon Pixma MX532

Technician's Assistant: What kind of computer are you printing from (Mac or PC)? What Operating System (OS) are you running?

Mac

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?

I replace the cartridges yesterday. On my computer it says the printer is not connected

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Printer Expert to know before I connect you?

I don't think so.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Printers
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Shefin
Shefin, Printer and Office Equip. Specialist
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Satisfied Customers: 6,618
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Hello!

Thank you for your question. I amCustomerand I look forward to helping you with your issue today.

Please try the following and let me know the response.

Remove all the ink cartridges from the machine.

Then clean the contacts on the cartridges as well as inside the machine itself. Inside means the printhead where the cartrdige seats.

Do this with a small amount of warm water on a cotton swab until no ink comes off on the swab.

If any of the cartridges are low, empty, leaking or bulging replace them.

Then turn off the machine and unplug it for 5 minutes.

Plug it back it and wait for the insert cartridges message.

Insert the cartridges and check to see if the problem is still there.

If the issue persists, or you have any questions, please be back and let me know.

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My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have gotten anything less, please reply back, I am happy to address follow-up questions. Thank you for your business!

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