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Power and alarm lamp lit error code e 3 flashes indicating a paper jam but no paper is jammed power flashing green 3 times then stays green and alarm lamp flashers orange three time then gos off over and over tried reseting it by holding the resaet butten no luck turning the power off does not work i can not get the ink out it wont let me

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Try a hard reset first - Unplug printer from AC power source for a minutes and from PC. After a minute, reconnect everything and power up and see if it works..

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