Tag Archives: printer

Firmware Update blocks again non HP Printer Cartridges

[German]Printer manufacturer Hewlett Packard has released a (new?) firmware update (September 13, 2017) for its Officejet models. After installation, the devices will no longer accept non HP ink cartridges. Here is some information about how to fix this.

Posted in devices, issue, Update | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

HP: New printer firmware re-enables refill ink cartridges

[German]After a shit storm HP has released a new firmware update for its Office Jet printer, that re-enables third party refill ink cartriges.

Posted in computer, devices | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

HP apologizes, new firmware update for printers soon

HP has published a statement, where the company apologizes for blocking third party refill ink cartriges and promises a new firmware update removing this feature.

Posted in computer | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) criticizes HP

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) criticizes HP heavily for it’s move to block third party ink cartridges on some of its ink jet printers.

Posted in computer | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

HP printer firmware disables refill ink cartridges

Some users of HP ink jet printers are facing problems with third party refill ink cartridges after September 13, 2016. This is a result of a firmware update for several HP printers.

Posted in Windows | Tagged , , | Leave a comment