In this post, we will give you the instruction of resetting the waste in counter on Epson R265 printer. You will have trouble on waste ink counter during Epson usage process and the signals that you can realize this issue easily are not working printer, the blinking red light error and the error message on the LCD screen “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life”.
You have had an Epson R265 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 error 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 solve this
Before you look for the reason of the Waste Ink counter on Epson R265 printer, you need to sure that your Epson printer has this problem and also other same errors. You completely realize this error based on these signals below.
How to realize the Waste Ink Counter Overflow in Epson R265 printer
There are three popular ways to know that your Epson R265 printer has Waste Ink Counter overflowed:
– First of all, when your Epson R265 printer is printing and suddenly stops printing as well as the red light is flashing continuously.
– Secondly, there is an error message: “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of Their service life. Please contact Epson Support” and also “The Printer’s Ink Pad is at the end of its service life. Please contact Epson Support”.
– Thirdly, when you use the Epson R265 Resetter or WIC Reset Tool to read the numbers the Waste Ink counters and you can see the number is bigger that 100%
What is Epson R265 Waste ink counter? What is Epson R265 Waste ink pad?
Waste Ink Pads are actually a number of porous pads in the Epson R265 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 R265 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 R265 Waste ink counter overflow?
To prevent ink leaking outside the Epson R265 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 should be RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS
After a long period of usage and also you had used it for a large quantity of printing document, the printer will leave a lot of waste ink into Waste ink pad. If you don’t care about this problem, the waste ink tray will be full then the waste ink can be overflowed.
This affects other components and can make the Epson R265 printer be broken down. We can predict that case so Epson installed to make the Waste Ink Counter overflow soon to stop the printing procedure, this ensures that there is no waste ink which flows into the waste ink pad and avoid the waste ink from overflowing.
When one of the waste ink counters is overflowed, the printer will stop instantly. You should be clean the waste ink tray or replace then reset Waste ink counter back to 0% to continue printing.
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 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 R265.
How to reset Epson R265 printer Waste ink counter
Step 1: Download Epson R265 resetter and install
You can download by click on one of the links:
– Download Epson R265 resetter for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download Epson R265 resetter for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download Epson R265 resetter for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson R265 Resetter
How to setup Epson R265 resetter:
Step 1.1: Run Wicreset.exe file, click “Yes“, click “I accept the agreement“.
Then click “Next” to continue
Step 1.2: Now, select distination location to setup WIC Reset Utility. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse then select a folder. If you want to install WIC Reset Utility in default folder, 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 R265 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the Epson R265 Resetter installation
Please wait. Installation has finished installing Epson R265 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson R265 resetter)
Step 2: Buy the WIC Reset Key
You can buy the Epson R265 Resetter Key with Paypal, VISA, Master Card or Webmoney. ONE RESET KEY = $8.99 (This is One Time Reset Key)
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 (email@example.com) to get the reset key
Step 3: Step to steps to reset your Epson R265 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know how to reset your Epson R265 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson R265 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson R265 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.