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Error messages The window says General Error or Paper Jam and I am positive there is no paper jam. It even sent a piece through when I turned the power off. I have messing with this thing for weeks trying to figure out why it won't work. This printer has really not been used much at all. It has new ink cartridges. I'm even thinking of buying a used one on ebay since I have all new ink. Thanks for listening. Jan

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Hi Hope it's not too late, but try this. Hold down the power button, the low ink button and the stop button all at the same time for about 10 seconds. The printer will then switch itself off and reset. Hope it works, it did for me

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Simply pull all the paper out, cancel all printing documents and then print the document (without putting the paper back) and if it comes up with the error that there is no paper than there is no jam and putting the paper back should be fine, however to be on the safe side try printing at first with one piece of paper for the first sheet then put a buch slowly adding to the pile per page utnil all the paper has been put back.
Hope theat Helps ^^
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Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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