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Similar problem my printer has full paper, full ink yet all 3 red lights are lit and the green light is flashing. as soon as i turn on the printer it starts printing random symbols, i was able to fix it before but ive forgotten how!!!

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    Gerry Millward May 11, 2010

    Hi there - can you refer to the troubleshooting/error indicators section of the manual - download from

    ftp://download.epson-europe.com/pub/download/4/epson364eu.pdf

    if you don't have one. As you will see, your description of 3 red lit, and green flashing is not shown. Can you confirm this?


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Oh, apart from the interesting non-standard lights, you may well be able to solve the problem by emptying the print queue to get rid of the gibberish document. Double click your printer icon (start-control panel -printers and faxes) to bring up the print queue. Right click the queue and select cancel all. Once they are cancelled, turn the printer off and on - have the error lights gone? If so, print a test page, if not, report back.


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