hp-toolbox and refilled cartridges ??
Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Thu Jul 17 00:34:26 UTC 2008
William Case wrote:
> Hi all;
> Sorry for the number of posts lately. I am trying to work my way
> through F9 fixing and tweaking all the little issues that have been
> around on my machine for the last 2 - 3 Fedora versions. I am almost
> I recently had my HP #74 refilled rather than purchasing a new one. It
> works fine but hp-toolbox (and the WindowsXP gui thingie) continues to
> tell me that the black cartridge is still "very low".
> Does HP have some secret little way of telling I am using a refill and
> therefore refuses to acknowledge it?
Yes, they do. The circuitry to detect low levels is on the cartridge itself
and it locks at the lowest reading. A long time ago a friend of mine found
some software on the net to reset Epson cartridges. You may have to go
looking for the same magic for HP.
Anger is momentary madness.
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