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HP inkjet printers refuse to accept third-party ink cartridges after stealth firmware update

HP inkjet printers refuse to accept third-party ink cartridges after stealth firmware update Multiple models in HP’s OfficeJet, OfficeJet Pro, and OfficeJet Pro X were all affected, even though none of these models had seen a firmware update in the past six months.“The purpose of this update is to protect HP’s innovations and intellectual property,” HP said in a statement.

HP backtracks on third-party ink cartridges, reserves right to lock them out it in the future

HP backtracks on third-party ink cartridges, reserves right to lock them out it in the future Now, HP is walking back its new firmware — but it won’t promise not to reactivate it at a later time.The nature of that “almost” is where HP and other OEM ink manufacturers do have a small point.