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WON'T FEED PAPER UNTILL AFTER PRINTING "ON NOTHING!" (ALTHO OLD MODEL) NEVER USED SO VIRTUALLY BRAND NEW !

This printer has hardly been used, so can't be "ware" Just put in new ink cartridges & it was working fine. Then came back to it (it's at my fathers) no one other than me uses it, so nothing had changed since turning off the PC last? The paper now fails to feed ? ( No jams) have had it apart ! Sometimes it takes it's initial pull in to position but then the print cartridges pass back & forth & the controle panel reads as if the document is being printed, but no paper! I can't work out "what is going on with the lights" as this changes. Then after the document is "as far as the controle panel is concerned finished" It then sends the paper through, line by line ? as if it is now printing ? So fundamentaly. It is printing first & feeding paper after ! Have un-done all leads & re-connected. Have turned off PC & re started, all the usual things, but nothing changes ! So cross lost £60 of new ink cartridge because it didn't get used ! Shelled out again & got "one evenings letters done" then .... this? Any help I would be most grateful. I have spent "hours!" & got so bad tempered, been on Lexmark. That just made it worse! Nothing to help & so slow I wanted to scream!!! Don't get much time with my father & this is taking all of it. At the point od despare & so tired! If anyone has had this problem I would be very grateful of your kind help. Sorry if errors here, my sight very bad. Thanx Sam (The Voice)

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First I try to uninstall the printer, it didn't work, so I reinstall the the printer anyway, it worked for one print only.
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