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Q: Epson Stylus 880

Hi...........does anyone know how to factory reset an epson stylus 880 printer.


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I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

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So I removed and cleaned my print head, waited until it was completely dry, then reinstalled it. I let the printer do its thing and when it was done I ran a head cleaning and a nozzle check. The test page came out perfect. The printer then asked if I was done with my head cleaning and I pressed the confirm button and the printer shut off. It will not turn back on either. I tried messing with both the plug in the power strip and the end in the machine. I know the power strip works because my computer is on it and fine. When I press and hold the power button I can hear very faint beeps or.... they could be ticks- I cannot tell as they are really quiet. It reminds me of when the car's alternator is dead but the starter is trying as hard as it can.

Any ideas on why it would work just fine for 10 minutes and then crap out?

A:Epson XP610 won't turn on after cleaning

Do you have a Multimetre that you could test the cable with??

Just to ensure you are getting proper volts/amps (clean power). The only other recommendation I could make is try and unplug the printer.. Press and hold the power button for 15-30s, tap it a few more times for good measure, and then plug it back in and see what happens. Sometimes devices just need a good power drain.
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This ink cartridge[1]

Is labelled as "T048120-S" on some online stores... others it's labeled just as "T048120"

What does the "-S" mean? single cartidge?

A:Question about Epson printer ink model #

Probably means standard capacity.
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We have a Windows 7 machine with a SUNIX LPT Port that appears to be working properly. A previous printer (same model) was fried when hit by lightning, but the computer is working normally. We have a new printer and new cable, but windows 7 does not see the printer attached. I have un-installed all Epson APD drivers and re-installed, but get an error

Unable to create printer port for EPSON TM-U220 Receipt. Error Code = 1608. Unknown property.

Could the parallel port have gotten fried also? If so, is there a way to test it? Any other ideas?

Thanks in advance.

A:Windows 7 can't see Epson TM-u220pd

Other sites recommend running SFC /SCANNOW
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i Have a problem with cx11nf.let me explain to you.

I have a multifunction printer cx11nf (printer, scanner, copier, fax) when i installed this printer on my computer was working good. but recently in december 2009, the multifunction had a problem (i don't know what happened) but the problem is that when i try to scan from my computer the status bar of the scanning software do not move and the page on the printer pass through ADF very fast and the image never load the status bar of the scan software never move, in addition below the status bar says it will take 1 hour to load the image. this multifunction use tcp/ip protocol, i used the scan thought network.

i'm running windows vista home premiun.

Can anybody help me with this problem.

A:Epson CX11NF Multifunction (scanning issue)

The Epson Multifunction may need to be serviced/repaired
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Hi, :wave:

I have a printer (Epson Stylus CX4300).
and I don't have colored ink anymore,
but I have black ink.

I don't use colored ink..
I often use black only.

but I can't print even I have black ink,
I changed it to black and white mode,
but it doesn't print
it always says that "replace cartridge"
but I'm not printing colored,
and I only need to print black.

1. Can I print black and white even I don't have
colored cartridge?

2. What is the reason why I can't print black and white even I have black Ink?is it because colored ink is also needed in printing black and white?

3. What are the other ways of printing black and white without colored ink?

Printer: Epson Stylus CX4300

Thank you very much!
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Have Epson stylus photo 820. Is there a reliable method to clean tops of INK PORTS that go into print carts?

Most holes around tops of ports are completely coated so not even visible. Don't know the print head itself is clogged. Tops of ports appear to have a series of tiny holes around the top, like a gas cook stove burner.

Any suggestions on how to get the dried ink off tops of ports?

Read about cleaning kit for PRINT HEAD, but would they work unclogging the port holes? If so, how?

Would appreciate recommendations on specific kits, or other methods others have used.


A:Clogged Epson ink ports (not print head)

use isopropyl alcohol - as close to 100% as possible. Qtips also come in handy.
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- Seems when plug (via USB) to computer not recognized (does not appear in Device managers, usb controllers... and checked cable... tried dif usb plugs... other items such as ipod work so not computer).
- Tried reinstalling, turning on and off... looked to reset... obviously unable to print test page.
- From research think maybe the IEEE 1394 support has a problem recognizing but trouble shoot does not help... and so do not know what to do.

As you can see tried lots of things with no success, please help. Thanks.
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A:Epson CX9400FAX Ink

I used to get all my Epson ink from TylerMartin. Their website looks like it was made in 1997, but their service has always been great. I didn't see yours listed but you might want to see if anything they do have is compatible and they just haven't updated for the 9400 yet. If you don't see anything I'd suggest emailing them to see if they are planning on getting any in. USA.htm
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I was hoping to find a network cable port so that I could connect the printer directly to the router, however it only has a USB port. Can anyone help? Thanks.


A:Printing from network connected Epson R360 without PC being on

You need to purchase a networked (ethernet specifically) printer
Any other hardware adaptors, or locating a card for you printer is not worth it
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Hi Everybody,,

Since I started using Refillable Cartridges , and the Bulk ink

Every time I Print something I get the Epson Warning below.

Before changing to Refillable Cartridges, I used Generic Cartridges...
and I only ever got the Warning when I First replaced the Cartridge,

Now I get it every time I want to Print something,

I cannot Line up 2 or 3 Print Jobs , without being there to Cancel the Warning .it comes up every time. I can no longer just Click Print and leave.

The New Refillable have Auto Reset chips (reset when nearly empty ) in them ...

I would be quite happy if the Popup Warning only came when the Chip Reset.

I have an Epson Stylus Photo R310

Does anybody know of a way to stop this Warning , ...

Thankyou Ron .

A:Epson Pop up Warning?

As the error message mention it detect as a non original cartridges and printers nowadays are very secure about that and when you put and non original one it will send message everytime for the printer protection first as a non original cartridges can damage the printer.

I think you will need to buy a new cartridges and that time an original one or you will get the message everytime.
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A:CX7400 Epson Printer Installation

use the wizard, when the found new hardware wizard pops up, you should select "have disk" then select the location for the driver, from the disk. Or.....

Here is the correct driver in case yours is out of date
(depends on operating system)

You can download the driver to your desktop. Select "add hardware" through the control panel. Select Printer -> Epson -> select your model if there

When asked where the driver is for this software select have disk, and then navigate to the location that you downloaded the driver to.
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thanks in advance.

A:Epson Stylus Color II blurry printing

Try the print head realignment procedure?
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I'ts been a brilliant printer up to now, and ink is silly cheap, so I'd be very sad to have to bin it...

A:Horizontal lines on Epson stylus photo 750

Have you tried installing new ink cartridges?
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Has anyone had any success with resetting the expiration date on the cartridges or modifying the drivers?

I found the "SSC Service Utility" online but am nervous about loading a strange program onto my rig.

Also, Office Max claims that they can't refill these cartridges. What's up with that?


A:Does anyone use Epson SSC Service Utility??

Although I don`t use Epson printers myself, the SSC Service Utility is as far as I`m aware a safe and very useful bit of software.

Give it a try and see what you think.

Regards Howard
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Thanks StuLeeds.
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Any help would be great. Im stumped.

A:Epson stylus printing GIBBERISH !!!

You didn't mention what you did regarding printer drivers. If you haven't already go to the Epson site, download and install the latest driver.
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Help please I am moving house and really need to get this working
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EPSON EPL-N1600 BW printer.
Not printing!
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any ideas on this error, help!!!

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problem fixed

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[COLOUR=Navy]xxx[/COLOUR] can anyone help m wi had my printer ofver 12 moth now easily but dont use it too often i went to use it the other day and i got a messege up saying that the parts in my printer had past their life expectancy, man that sounds bad, anyways i was told that i could download a fix of some kind to sort it out, does anyone have any suggestions, it would be well appriciated. thanx fretti
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Simple question that the Epson website was unable to help with [lousy support]. I have an old Epson Stylus 640 and when I print a page I get an "ID" type of thing printed out at the top of the page and at the bottom of the page. Question: How can I stop it from doing it and just print what it is supposed to print? Say I want to print something from a web page and there are 5 pages, every damn page has the stupid ID on it! Is there a way to control this?
Doctor Gallop

A:Epson printer question


I have to say I didn't read all of these entries, but perhaps you can find a "fix" here:

Printing dates on documents

Q. I listen to your show faithfully every weekend. I am a lawyer who needs to have the date appear at the bottom of anything that I print for a case. Since getting a new printer, I no longer get the date. I tried calling technical support but they were no help. I hardly understood a word the reps said. Can you please lend a hand? Susan Jones

A. Sure I can. I?ll just refer to you as ?Sue the lawyer.?

Having the date appear on your printouts is pretty handy. Most programs let you add a date in some way. Let?s go through some programs you may be using.

Microsoft Word Click where you want to place the date. Click Insert>>Date and Time. You will have a selection of choices--date only, time only and date and time. Choose one and click OK.

You can make Word insert dates in all documents automatically.

To do that, you must change the Word template. That is a file named

You'll find it in these folders:

Windows XP
C:\Document and Settings\[Your Name]\Application

Windows 2000
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application

Windows ME
C:\Windows\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates

Windows 98
C:\Windows\Profiles\[Your Name]\Application DataMicrosoft\Templates

If you can't find it, use Windows Explorer to search for it.

Once you do find it, make a copy of and save it in another folder, in case you make a mistake. Then right-click and click Open. Click View>>Header and Footer. Click in the footer box at the end of the template. Click Insert>>Date and Time. Select the date style. Click "Update automatically." Click OK.

Microsoft Excel
Click View>>Header and Footer. Click Custom Footer. Enter the date.

You can make a template in Excel, too. Open an Excel worksheet and put in the footer (or header) along with the date. Click File>>Save As. Save it as a Template (*.xlt). It goes in the same folder as the Word template. Make a shortcut to the Excel template and put it on the desktop. You have to open the template specifically to get the dated worksheet.

Internet Explorer
Click File>>Page Setup. In the box marked Footer, enter "&d" (without the quotes). All subsequent printouts will include the date, which changes automatically.

(Tip inside of a tip: You can print a number of things in the header or footer. To find the codes, click File>>Page Setup. In the upper right corner, next to the X, click the question mark. Then click the Header or Footer box.)

Click File>>Page Setup. Select Margins&Header/ Footer. Under Headers and Footers, find the position in which you wish to place the date. If this is a one-shot thing, click Custom and write in the date. If you want the date to be there always, and to update automatically, click Date/Time.

Credits to:
Maybe you can reverse some of these processes- since the writer wanted to ADD dates.
Hope this helps.
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A:Several questions regarding my Epson Stylus c84

You can go through the ink cartridge replacement thing through epson status monitor and just pop your old ones out and put them back in, that sometimes tricks it into thinking there is still more left in the cartridge. It works most of the time for me, but you do run out for real shortly after.

As far as buying cheap ink, I've ordered a lot of cheap ink from for various epson printers. They are great for printing out stuff for yourself or papers to turn in if you are a student. I would not recommend them for photos, the color is usually fine but the problem arises over time - the ink fades in color, espically in sunlight, much more so than Epson branded ink. Perhaps the kind you are looking at won't do that, but if it smells like rubbing alcohol when it comes out of the printer I wouldn't use it for photos.

I can't answer the cartridge capacity part.
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Then when i try to print somthing it will not work... test pages do not work also

.... it has worked on other computers

My oporating system : xp pro
RAM : 512mb
processor pentium 4 3.06ghz
graphics card : 256mb ram nvidea

This sould be more than enough to handle a printer.

I have also tryed re installing windows from scratch and trying to then install the printer, i still get the same result.

Cable works, Printer Works , no paper jams etc,Brand new+working cartridges, installed drivers...

What should i do?????????/ help plz

A:Epson Stylus Photo 900

Try another USB-port. See if you have both USB 1.1 and USB 2.0.
If you use a hub, put the cable directly in the PC, it might not get enough 'juice'.
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A:Epson cx6600 worked fine, then stopped - want to uninstall

You overlooked something.... resolution

The problem is solved.... Two problems..... I had forgotten to sign on as an administrator, so it would give me an error every time. I signed on as administrator in my system win2k and I then began to remove all the epson applications. The printer software, however, is listed together in the add/remove program section and I had several epson entries. I was inadvertently trying to remove an epson c860 which has been dead for awhile. It gave me a window to reply , but it was hidden under other windows. When I discovered it, I realized that when I asked to remove the epson printer it was pointing to c860 instead of the cx6600. When I didn't reply to the small window to confirm c860 removal, it seemed to go off into lala land, so I would just cancel the whole thing. AFter I pointed to the right printer (cx6600 series), it removed it, but gave no indication that it did. I checked the register and all references to it were removed, so I proceeded to install the printer again. This time it worked, and everything is o.k.
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A:Epson Ink replacements
Awesome deals, and good quality, I have used them for years.
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Do any of you guys have expierence using these? Last time I replaced the cartridges in my Epson 760 I had a hell of a time getting it to print right again, I think I did the head cleaning and nozzle alignment like 4 or 5 times before it cleared up. The company I order all my ink from (cause I can get them for $2.95 for black and $4.95 for color) sells cleaning cartridges for just a bit more.
I was just wondering if these things are worth it? My printer is working fine now, but if it gets bad again and these work it might be worth it.

A:Epson Printer Cleaning Cartridges

I have an Epson 900, and I too have had problems with the heads becoming blocked.

Personally, I wouldn't bother with cleaning cartridges because you're not supposed to remove and refit ink tanks on Epson printers (the seals are use once only).

This essentially means that you should only be using the cleaning cartridges when it comes time to replace your ink tanks. However, your print heads are likely becoming blocked while the ink tanks are still full, due to not using your printer for long periods.

That being the case, together with the fact that you are using cheap ink (as I do), I have found it better to simply print a full colour article, such as a web page, every week or so, just to keep the print heads clear. Those head cleaning cartridges are use once just like your ink cartridges, so I don't feel they are worth getting. If your print heads ever become dried out, then not even a cleaning cartridge will unblock them.

I'm sure that you've already heard the saying 'use it, or lose it'. That applies to Epson printers more than to others, as the print heads are separate from the ink tanks, and are designed to last the life of your printer.

Edit: When you fit new ink tanks, then try and do it quickly to prevent the heads from drying. Your printer should go through a priming process once the new tanks are fitted, so you shouldn't be getting problems with blocked heads due to fitting new ink tanks.
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A:Epson Stylus DX8400 Printer

Try here:
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A:Epson printer Tweaking utility

is there a virus in this utility?

ryantruck said:

Hi I just found a cool tweaking utility for Epson Printers Go here to see what it does & to download it

When I try to install the above software, my virus
checker (avast) tells me that it has found the following virus:


Please explain what this meansClick to expand...
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A:Epson scan software fails to start

Remove your scanning software and everything to do with your Epson device from Add\Remove Programs, then download your updated drivers and scanning program from here:
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A:Epson printer error

Regedit? Look for all Epson entries and delete them?
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An O/S re-install has resolved the whole problem.
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A:XP Home - Connect Epson Stylus RX620, get Blue Screen of Death

What happens if you just reboot with the printer plugged in? Just leave it in all the time.

The only reason Epson tells you to do all their crap and then plug in the printer is so that the drivers will already be on your local hard drive so XP shoudl find the drivers when the printer is connected. So since you've already done that step, just restart with the printer already connected and on.
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Hi Friends.

If i am not in the right sub-forum, then please move it to the correct position (thx)

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I am using Windows 7 PRO - 64Bit (full, no RC) and need a little help from you.


A:Epson Perfection 1640SU - Driver Problem

I've just been to the site and expanded the vista 32 bit driver and it seems as though the driver is not a signed driver, and therefore wouldnt install on W7 64BIT OS you could try the Twain driver version 5.53A it seems to be a signed one - to make this possible you will have to install it in compatibility mode with xp otherwise it wont install, because of a OS mismatch, also note it says on the site the scanner has to be disconnected from the pc while installing the driver, anyhow to install the driver do the following :
To install a driver OR program in compatibility mode - right click the setup.exe file - click properties - click compatibility - check run in compatibility with vista/xp etc - check run as administrator - leave the rest blank. Start setup.exe and install.
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Remove all printer and scanner software with revo free.
Download drivecleanup.zipto your desktop.
Unzip it on your desktop.
CLICK HEREto see if you are running 32-bit or 64-bit for Windows.
Once the determination has been made,  open either the 32-bit or 64-bit folder.
Remove all usb plugs from your machine, except your, mouse and keyboard.
Right Click the .exe  inside of the folder, then run as administrator.
A command prompt window will open,  telling you what has been removed upon completion.
Download TFC by OldTimer to your desktop.
Close any open windows
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Click the Start button to begin the process
Allow TFC to run uninterrupted
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A:Epson printer driver does not install

What is the error you get when you install the drivers. Check if the device install service is enabled under services.msc. It would be better if you could provide the files here.
You can find the file under Inf folder. Just type inf in the run box and it should open up for you.
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Take a read,

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Have you tried the one from Epson,

Epson America, Inc. - Support: Microsoft Windows 7 Support for the Epson Perfection 2480 Photo

Just downloaded it and checked the INF and it supports both 32 bit and 64 bit.

Mfg = "EPSON"
ES41.DeviceDesc = "EPSON Perfection 2480/2580"
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Thank you


A:how do I enlarge a photo using the epson 405 combo

You may need a photo editor software to do this. I am not sure if there may be a free version available but maybe someone else may confirm it.

UPDATE: I am not too sure if this site might work or not.
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Epson Artisan 50 Inkjet Printer

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Did you download the driver and install it ?
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Did you download drivers from here??
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No cleverness here, and I don't have such a printer, but...

Have you tried the drivers for Vista?

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Hi, I've found a solution, albeit a tad obscure. Short story:
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which offers another approach too.

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A:aspire r7-372t stylus buttons not working

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Probably Synaptics Amazon, no one has bought on and it say :What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?Acer Aspire Active Stylus (NPSTY1A002) =30Dell Active Stylus for Dell Tablets (750-AAGN) =220 I can do. Not much info out there about them.
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