We instruction you how to download the WIC Reset Tool and also Epson R250 resetter to solve the most common problem of the Epson printer. As we know that the waste ink counter make the printer stop printing as well as the red light blinks continuously and appear a message with content “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson Support”.
In case the Epson R250 printer has the waste ink counter overflow, you can repair it by yourself by using WIC Reset Tool to reset the waste ink counter of Epson R250 printer back to 0% then your printer can work again smoothly. This is a popular problem and this error also happens regularly on Epson printer.
If you don’t know how to solve and you bring it to the guarantee store, you will have to pay a higher fee and waste a lot of time. So you should follow this post to learn more and then you can fix it by yourself.
Find the reason and the methods to repair the Waste Ink Counter on Epson R250 printer.
As I have mentioned, you should sure your printer having the Waste Ink Counter error and also not, in case your printer has this problem, let’s go on fixing it and also you can call the fixing service to save your time.
The signals of Epson R250 printer when it has Waste Ink Counter Overflow error
These are 3 steps to sure that your Epson R250 printer is overflowed and also not:
– When Waste ink counter is overflowed, two red lights of the printer will blink continuously.
– Check the notifications of 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” that means your waste ink counter is overflowed, you have to reset it back to 0% to continue using.
– Let’s download Epson R250 Resetter and also WIC RESET TOOL then connect with the computer by USB cable, connect computer to the internet, then choose the Epson R250 printer on the Wicreset’s left sidebar then click “Read Waste Counters” to check the number of Waste Ink Counter. In case one of them is more than 100% that means your Waste Ink Counter is overflowed.
What is Epson R250 Waste ink counter? What is Epson R250 Waste ink pad?
Epson inkjet printers have inside a part of sponge for absorbing and collecting waste inks. It is called waste ink pad.
Ink is collected by waste ink pads during the initial setup of the product, during cleaning cycles and when printing borderless photographs. While printhead cleaning process ink flush through printhead to waste ink pad.
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 R250 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 R250 Waste ink counter overflow?
To avoid ink leaking outside the Epson R250 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 or two counters are overflow – you can’t print – you should be 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 R250 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 avoid 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 prevent the waste ink pad overflowing.
The professional method: you can create an open bottle that contains the waste ink to help it can contain more waste ink. Let’s see the picture below:
But you should be have some tools and your creativity. If you can’t do this, you can use this following way.
This way is very simple, when you reset the waste ink counter, you can dissemble the top of the waste ink tray then take the waste ink out, if you can let’s dissemble the sponge and clean it.
You also buy a new waste ink tray to replace.
The disadvantage of this way is you can forget to clean waste ink pad so the ink can be overflowed. This can be bad effect to the components of the Epson R250.
How to reset Epson R250 printer Waste ink counter
Step 1: Download Epson R250 resetter and setup
You can download by select one of the links:
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download Epson R250 resetter for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download Epson R250 resetter for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson R250 Resetter
How to install WIC Reset Utility:
Step 1.1: Open 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 install Epson R250 resetter. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse then select a folder. If you want to install Epson R250 resetter in default folder, click Next to continue
Then, 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 install Epson R250 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the Epson R250 Resetter installation
Please wait. Installation has finished installing Epson R250 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson R250 resetter)
Step 2: Buy the WIC Reset Key
You can buy the WIC RESET KEY with Paypal, VISA, Master Card or Webmoney. ONE RESET KEY = $8.99 (One time reset only)
Step 2.1: Click here to go to Buy Page, and also 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 R250 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know how to reset your Epson R250 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson R250 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson R250 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.