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Printer will not turn on

My son accidentally dropped a twist tie into the printer.In order to get it out I had to take the printer apart.I had to remove the wire connector and the ribbon wire came out as well when I removed the top.I replaced everything,plugged the wire connector back in and the ribbon wire.Now when I plug in the printer to power up, it seems to start up, like the paper feed sounds and the computer recognizes the printer but the power button won't come on and nothing is functioning.I wonder when the ribbon wire came off,it is now not connecting properly.I run windows XP

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You have already answered you own question. The ribbon wire holds about 30 wires in it. they all have to be seated in perfectly or it won't work for you. Take it to a computer store and see if they can re-seat it for you. Probably 30 bucks for labor to fix.

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