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Paper feed It starts printing at the end of the page and paper won't feed properly, I cleaned the rollers and this is the 3rd HP Photosmart C7280 I have had and had to return it with the same problem. It starts with a paper jam and then never gets better. I have tried everything.

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You can try a reset on the printer using the # and the number 6,holding them down while plugging in the power cord at the back of the printer.if it still does not work then you can try the same with the # and the number 9.If it still does not work,get your printer serviced.

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