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August 2015

Printer Troubleshooting

How to Fix “ Unrecognized Cartridge ” & “Incompatible Ink Cartridge” On HP Photosmart C4640?

How to Fix Unrecognized Cartridge+Incompatible Ink Cartridge On HP Photosmart C4640

The “ Unrecognized Cartridge ” or “Incompatible Ink Cartridge” error is fairly common to the HP PhotoSmart C4640 and all other Photosmart, Deskjet, and Officejet printers. Alas! I do not have an interesting experience or back story to assert my claim but I do believe that many have come across this problem. Without further ado let’s get down to business. This type of error messages usually appear after the printer has been inactive for a lengthy period of time and/or during the replacement or replenishment of HP 60xl and HP 60 ink cartridges. Hence, this troubleshooting guide aims to resolve cases related to aforesaid issues. Continue Reading

Printer Troubleshooting

How To Get Rid Of Service Error 79 On The HP LaserJet Pro 400?

How To Get Rid Of Service Error 79 On The HP LaserJet Pro 400

So one of our local clients called us and asked if we could do some printer troubleshooting. They have a HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dn for a network printer. The problem, it keeps on getting service error 79 lately and the warranty is expired. This error message usually pops up when a print job is corrupted. It can also be caused by miscommunication between the spooler and the printer due to outdated firmware. Continue Reading

Printer Troubleshooting

HP C6180: How to Troubleshoot Most Common Ink Cartridge Related Problems?

HP C6180

Printer manufacturers release newer models frequently to keep up with the fast-paced advancement of technology and to meet the demands of the market. Generally, printer features are mixed and matched to satisfy the need, catch the attention of the consumers to choose their product, and persuade them to make a purchase. Thus, you can expect your device to become obsolete in 2 to 3 years time considering the constant upgrade of technology. All these considered along with the expiration of customer and technical support makes printer troubleshooting even more taxing. Continue Reading

Toner Refill

Ricoh CL7000 Toner Refill Kit – Saves 83% On Every Refill

The RICOH Aficio CL7000 color laser printer was one the finest printer that came out in 2005 as it provides efficient teamwork among office personnel in sharing information as a key to a successful business environment. As an effective ‘team player’ offices cannot just replace the printer as yet. Even if production has been discontinued, printer consumables for the CL7000 continue to proliferate the market. The latest to flood the supply chain is the RICOH CL7000 Toner Refill Kit that promises to duplicate or even exceed the OEM toner in print quality and yield. The presence of the toner refill kits will guarantee years and years of continued use of the printer. Continue Reading

Printer Troubleshooting

How to Configure Wireless Printer to Static IP Address?

How to Configure Wireless Printer to Static IP Address

We got a new printer in the office last week and somebody else set it up because I wasn’t around. It must have worked perfectly because there were no complaints then. Yet today, a couple of colleagues approached me and grumbled that the printer kept on disappearing from the network. With the complaints piling up, I proceeded to check the problem and managed to resolve the issue too. Continue Reading


Portable Laser Printers – Finding the Perfect Unit for On the Go Printing

Portable Laser Printers - Finding the Perfect Unit for On the Go Printing

Laser printers will never reach the physical design level of inkjet printers because of the nature of the built-in technology. Being portable can be debatable because the most compact laser printer still packs over ten pounds in weight. There really is no standard weight and size for a portable laser printer. If one can move or carry a laser printer so easily and conveniently it becomes portable regardless of the size or weight. Continue Reading

Printer Troubleshooting

I Cannot Print Web Pages From Internet Explorer

I Cannot Print Web Pages From Internet Explorer

I’ve been getting quite a lot of emails for this problem so I decided to make a troubleshooting guide. Do note that this is specifically for those who cannot print from Internet Explorer on either Windows 7 or Vista. This can be a rather complex issue as the problem can be triggered by many different things in the computer. What I will be providing are possible solutions for the most common causes rendering you unable to directly print web pages. Continue Reading