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My printer is demanding to be serviced and refusing to work....honestly, it'll be contacting its union next I expect. Is there any way round this or does it really need to be serviced in which case would it be cheaper and easier to just buy a new printer???

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Re: My printer is demanding to be serviced and refusing...

Have you tryed to do a system reset.Its in the owners manual as if you dont do this it will demand to take off weekends!! If it continues to do this then yes as inexpensive these pups are is it worth shipping away and waiting 6 to 10 weeks and have a bill of 100 bucks?? I wouldsay NO but its your printer. Good Luck

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