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Won't print. Red light continuously flashing at "paper." Won't print. In the past there was one occasion of paper coming out with many horizontal folds. I already paid to FixYa $14.99 on Sept. 12th. I had to stop in the middle of repair conversation to pack for an overseas trip. We both knew the repair wasn't completed and wouldn't be completed until I returned home from my trip. Now I'm back. So I already paid $14.99 but repair is not completed yet. Last week I wrote to FixYa "contact us" to fax to me instructions as to how to proceed with this repair process. No answer as yet. I need my printer. We were last at the proces of adjusting the paper margin side tabs. Were you the repair person? I don't remember.

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  • esigward33 Oct 21, 2008

    Printer prints test pages but doesn't turn on on bootup.

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Can u pls rated this solution as fixya
bcuse i solved your problem

Posted on Oct 11, 2008

  • kishor khatri
    kishor khatri Oct 11, 2008

    no in chat sesson as fixya.

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    kishor khatri Oct 11, 2008

    pls post this porbem as fix ya in my chat session u dont nened to pay again i gey my earming form which u pay earlier.

    pls rated this dsolution dear.

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    thanking u medam.

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