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Has power but doesnt do anything

My DeskJet 660Cse has power but doesnt do anything. I cant even run the self tests or diagnostic. When I try to print from my computer it says printer is not connected.

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I would probably want to try a new/different parallel interface cable. If that doesn't work, I would strongly recommend purchasing a new printer. The DeskJet 600-series models are Jurassic Park stuff.

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