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Seems to have frozen after removing a paper jam

Hi, I removed a paper jam and now I am experiencing problems with turning it on and if I do get it on, it just does not want to print. I have the middle light on at the same time as the on button. The paper feed button does not work. I comes up with an error when I try to print to it. - help!

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  • Anonymous Oct 30, 2008

    There was a paper and after removing the paper,the printer lights are either on or off completely.Its like frozen,I have tried to reinstall the printer but still the problem persists!

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2008

    Ditto; it just won't stop indicating that it is jammed.  

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Please explain: when you push the ON/OFF button:
1) the green light will go on and remain on or
2) it will blink and go off after a short time ?
In case 2), remove the rear door and put it again in place correctly (make sure it is well seated in place).
If the door is not installed correctly, the printer will refuse to switch on.

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