The company’s latest security update is preventing third-party cartridges from functioning, prompting a slew of ‘Cartridge Problem’ errors.
After receiving much bad press some months ago for deliberately forcing a firmware update that closed out after-market chips on otherwise functioning ink cartridges, HP does it again, but this time announces that it has done so , and provides firmware upgrade downloads for customers affected.
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The franchise has launched a nationwide cost effective programme to aid local businesses called “why buy a printer?”
The Standard Digital reported that this latest addition strengthens Cartridge World’s East African presence to four stores in total.
HP has now issued another firmware update which effectively reverses the previously imposed lock. Ironically, while the firmware update that imposed the lock was automatically installed on user's systems, the same isn't the case with this reversal, with users having to download and install the appropriate firmware by themselves.
Computer giant HP is facing a backlash after blocking customers from using cheaper ink cartridges in its printers
HP has backtracked on a software update that blocked some ink cartridges made by third parties.
Read Article Here: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37503139?SThisFB
Large numbers of HP printer owners found their printers stopped recognising unofficial printer ink cartridges on 13 September.
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at International Franchise Expo June 16-18 in New York City Cartridge World®—Printworld™—powered by Samsung®
Cartridge World Cyprus (since 2002) have Re-used (recycled) over Half a million printer cartridges
Saving ¾ of a million kilos of waste from landfill in Cyprus (where it would take 1000 years to degrade)
Cartridge World has won the Imaging Industry ''Global Brand Award", beating out a list of established, highly successful imaging aftermarket companies that included the likes of Clover, MSE, Mito,and others.
Neal McChristy was told by the OEM that it “never prevents a customer from using a refill or remanufactured cartridge”.
Cartridge World has received yet another prestigious award, this time in the franchising
MP Luke Hall has “saved hundreds of pounds” by avoiding official suppliers and using a third-party company that recycles used consumables.
The company has opened a global procurement centre in China to help “improve global print quality standards”.
An article covering “the biggest rip-offs and mark-ups” names original printer cartridges, and recommends using “refurbished replacements” or refills instead.
A technology news site has said remanufactured printer cartridges are “just as good or even better” than originals.
Ajman Police in Ajman, Dubai, have seized two million counterfeit toner cartridges worth Dh75 million ($20.4 million/€18 million).
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