HP Photosmart C6380 Ink levels incorrect

By pamlassiter01 ·
I was wondering if there was a way to disable the " Ink Level Guage Settings".
My printer keeps telling me to replace the ink cartridges because they are empty, so I replaced them with new ones and I still get the same reading "Low".
And the black ink does not show at all, and the magenta does not show up in printing. The yellow and cyan show a little, but very light. Please help...

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How 'old' are your new ink replacement cartridges?...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to HP Photosmart C6380 Ink l ...

Usually the average ink cartridge is manufactured with a 'date of birth' embedded in its chip and an expected date of expiry at some point in the future.

Consequently, if your use of printer ink is not sufficient to use up all of your stored cartridges - you are far better to BUY new cartridges as and when you need them, as opposed to holding them in stock (where they can still 'go off').

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There was a lawsuit because of that

by cmiller5400 In reply to How 'old' are your new in ...

If I remember correctly, one of the big printer manufacturers was sued for "expiring" the ink cartridges. I'm sure that a quick search will turn up the 5 W's...

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