This is the best method to reset the waste ink counter on Epson R240 printer by yourself, you don’t should be bring it to the stores and it also fix the printer’s issue like not working and the blinking red light error “The printer’s ink pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson support”.
You have had an Epson R240 printer in a good condition but today after turning it on to print the document, the printer doesn’t work and it also has the flashing red light problem as well as you receive an problem message on the LCD screen: “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson Support”, we call this problem is Waste Ink Counter Overflow.
You completely fix this problem with a low fee and you don’t have to bring your Epson printer to the store, it is very expensive and time – consuming.
Understand the Waste Ink Counter and how to repair this
The users who use the Epson R240 printer nearly got on with this error. Some of them waste a lot of money for fixing this error. However, you can fix it on your own in case it has this problem after you check your printer carefully.
The signals of Epson R240 printer when it has Waste Ink Counter Overflow error
Let’s check your Epson R240 printer carefully based on these steps below:
– When the printer suddenly stops working, it may seem that your printer is having Waste Ink Counter Overflow but there are a lot of others such as paper jam.
– Make sure by checking the Epson R240 printer’s LCD screen in case you have or you can check the error message on the computer, if you see “The Printer’s Ink Pad is at the end of its service life. Please contact Epson Support” or “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson Support”, your Waste Ink Counter is overflowed.
– I think you should download WIC RESET TOOL which is called Epson R240 Resetter then read the index of the Waste Ink Counter by clicking the button “read waste counters”.
What is Epson R240 Waste ink counter? What is Epson R240 Waste ink pad?
Waste Ink Pads are actually a number of porous pads in the Epson R240 printer that collect, distribute, and very importantly contain the ink that is not used on printed pages (Waste Ink).
Waste Ink is collected by these pads during the initial setup of the product, during cleaning cycles and when printing borderless photographs.
So one time it can be overflowed because it could not absorb ink anymore then the ink will leak from the bottom of the Epson R240 printer.
The printer counts how much ink flow to waste ink pad and stores this number into printer’s memory.
This number is called Protection Counter or Waste Ink Counter.
What is Epson R240 Waste ink counter overflow?
To prevent ink leaking outside the Epson R240 printer from Waste ink Pad, the waste ink counter may be overflowed and printer will stop.
Full waste ink counter is 100%. Overflow means that counters values are more than 100%. If one and also two counters are overflow – you can’t print – you need to RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS
The overflowing ink can make the printer dirty and be broken down so the waste ink tray prevents this problem by this flowing process, before the waste ink is full and can be overflowed, the waste ink counter overflow to guarantee the printer’s safety.
So when the waste ink counter is full, you can’t print anymore and you will receive the notification about the full waste ink counter.
There are a lot of waste ink counters in Epson R240 printer therefore if one of them is more than 100%, the printer will stop printing and all you need is resetting the waste ink counter back to 0% as well as clean the waste ink tray.
How to prevent the waste ink pad overflowing.
After you reset the waste ink counter back to 0% many times and the printers will go on working and let the waste ink flow into tray so the waste ink tray will be full soon and then overflow. This problem affect directly to printer so you need an useful solution to avoid the waste ink pad overflowing.
The first way: After resetting the waste ink counter, you should disassemble the waste ink pad and use the device to take all the waste ink the clean the waste ink pad to contain the waste ink.
But when you use this way, you need to open the printer regularly so it is inconvenient so you should see the next method to avoid this problems.
The second way: you can use a bottle and a segment conductor is suitable with the Epson R240 printer’s conductor then let the waste ink flow into the conductor that is connected with the bottle
When the bottle is almost full, you only have to the segment conductor and clean it to reuse.
Note: Let’s set the bottle under the printer to make the flowing process fluently. If you put the bottle higher than the bottom of the Epson R240 printer, the waste ink will not flow out
How to reset Epson R240 printer Waste ink counter
Step 1: Download Epson R240 resetter and install
You are able to download by click on one of these links:
– Download Epson R240 resetter for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download Epson R240 resetter for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download Epson R240 resetter for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson R240 Resetter
How to setup WIC Reset Utility:
Step 1.1: Run Wicreset.exe file, click “Yes“, click “I accept the agreement“.
After that click “Next” to go to the next step
Step 1.2: Now, select distination location to setup Epson R240 resetter. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse then select a folder. If you want to install Epson R240 resetter in default location, click Next to continue
After that, click Next when “Select Start Menu Folder” window appears, if you don’t want to create a start menu folder click on “Don’t create a Start Menu folder“.
Step 1.3: Click to check “Create a desktop shortcut” then click Next to continue setup Epson R240 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the WIC Reset installation
Please wait. Setup has completed installing Epson R240 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson R240 resetter)
Step 2: Buy the WIC Reset Key
You can buy the Epson R240 Resetter Key with Paypal, VISA, Master Card and also Webmoney. ONE RESET KEY = $8.99 (One time reset only)
Step 2.1: Click here to go to Buy Page, or visit: https://resetkey.net/buy
Step 2.2: Enter the number of keys you want to buy in to Quantity box.
Step 2.3: Click on ADD TO CART button, then click Checkout with Paypal to pay the reset key and get the reset key from your email (You will receive the reset key in less than 10 seconds).
if you pay the reset key with Webmoney, please send money to WMZ Wallet: Z230787931543 then contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get the reset key
Step 3: Instructions to reset your Epson R240 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know how to reset your Epson R240 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson R240 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson R240 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.