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I am receiving the following error: "unlock scanner and power on" ...

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On the device, turn off the power. Lift up the top where the cartridges are and flick the little green switch underneath to the right front corner. I don't know what these parts are called, but this worked for me.

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http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/a940/a940en1.pdf

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• You unlock the scanner bed. For help locating the scanner lock, see the picture of the printer on page iv.

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