1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Lexmark 8350 cartridge error

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by werf, Jul 8, 2007.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. werf

    werf Thread Starter

    Jul 8, 2007
    I refilled my Lexmark cartridges, the 1st time they worked, this time it freezes saying 'Cartridge Error'. Is there anyone who has figured out how to solve this? I know Lexmark puts a chip so software can read, but these are the lexmark cartridges, so what's the deal?
  2. Triple6

    Triple6 Moderator

    Dec 26, 2002
    First Name:
    Make sure you didn't get any ink on the contacts on the back of the cartridge or on the contacts inside the printer where the cartridge goes. Or try removing and reinserting the cartridge. If that fails then you may just need to buy a new cartridge, if you refill cartridges then you might have better luck with generic cartridges rather then the Lexmark brand cartridges, they would less likely be 'chipped' to not work for refilling which I'm not sure how true that is anyway.
  3. kiwiguy


    Aug 17, 2003
    To the best of my knowledge, Lexmark don't chip the cartridge to prevent refills.

    But refilling can be extremely problematic anyway, I gave up on it years ago. The critical negative pressure in the cartridge is almost impossible to replicate, plus the print quality can be awful when it does work.
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/593312

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice