Long and continuous use of the same printers over a period of time causes the printers to isplay messages which remind the user about parts of the printer that are about to expire. This, however, is not always true. This expiry message is a result of printer software designed to block printing after a certain number of pages have been printed. There is software available that can help override this restriction by successfully reassigning the page counter to its initial seed value. As a result of this, printing can resume without any error messages.
Before you resign yourself to buying a new printer, try these tips to prolong the life of your current one.
The printer is set to display that message after printing a certain number of pages. The number of pages depends on the exact model you are using. This means the message you are seeing is not caused by faulty equipment - it is a response to having used it a set number of times.
To get around this problem follow these steps to reset the printer's in-built counter to 0: