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Dell 720 printer

Everytime i turn the pronter on the bar keeps slamming back and forth and the green light flashes twice off and on. it won't print or nothing

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Re: dell 720 printer

Replace the printer- there are no professional repair options here You could take a look at

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My lexmark blinks green but wont turn on everytime i try to turn it on it just spins for a second and goes right back to blink mode

The flashing green light probably means communication error, it is not normal.
These Dell/Lexmark comm. errors can be difficult.

Try this:
Start > Control Panel > Printers2_bing.gif and Faxes > RtClick Your Printer (default) > Properties > Advanced (on mine) > Check "Print Directly to Printer"

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Dell 720 photo printer won't print

To solve the printing problem..

# Hold the cartridge upside down, with the bar-code label facing you and take a damp paper towel. # Use the towel to wipe the printhead of the cartridge on the bottom (where the ink comes out). Wipe the printhead horizontally in one direction only (left to right). # Continue doing this until it looks clean. # Then dab the cartridge on the towel to make sure the ink is flowing. # Next, look inside the printer and locate the carrier that holds ink cartridges. Caution: Make sure the cartridges are not installed at this point.
1. Look for a shiny piece of metal underneath the contacts at the back of the carrier. 2. Take a damp cotton swab (use water only!) and wipe along the bottom of the shiny metal piece. Note: You may need more than one swab.
# Reinstall the cartridges, making sure you snap them correctly into the printer.

Aug 25, 2009 | Dell Inkjet 720 Printer

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Operator Error Canon i850 printer

Start with the printer OFF

1. Hold down RESUME and then hold down POWER
2. Release RESUME
3. Press RESUME twice, then release POWER
4. Let green light blink until printer is done futzing

Select function with RESUME press POWER to execute:
presses - light color - function

Number of presses - light color - function
0 presses - green - Test print (or exit service mode on i960)
1 press - orange - EEPROM info print (plus grid nozzle diagnostic on i850)
2 presses - green - EEPROM initialize
3 presses - orange - Reset waste ink counter

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Printer won't print, on-off light flashes on-off

I have the same issue....two flashes of the light on the power button the repeat. The carrier is clear, so I don't know what else to do. Also, when I turn the power on, the carrier goes back and forth, hitting the sides very LOUDLY! Anyone else having this issue? This printer is a few years old, so no warranty, and of course, I just bought replacment ink for it, so now it won't work..worked fine till the ink ran out this time! PLEASE HELP!

Dec 05, 2008 | Dell Inkjet 720 Printer

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Printer won't print

check for paper jam and the ink.
green flashing lights means it try to print but something is holding it back.

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Cartridge slams

That piece of plastic that is out of the machine helps the print head to know where its at on the paper think of it as a guide of a sort you may be able to place it back in.I wouldn't turn the printer back on until the part is put back in you may damage it beyond repair.

Aug 11, 2008 | Dell Inkjet 720 Printer

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Will not print / cartridges will not move back and forth

I had this happen to me the other night and I had to restart the printer to get the print job out of the que. You could try that.

While it's restarting, unplug the power cord and the usb cable. That should reset it.

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Cartridge Stalled Error

Sounds like some muck on the guide bar or perhaps a bit of paper getting in the way ..

Nov 06, 2007 | Dell Inkjet 720 Printer

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My dell 720 printer

Normally thats a sign of a printer driver error, remove the printer and go to add/remove programmes and remove the dell/lexmark printer driver. You will need your installation cd you got with the printer, so re install the software/driver and then re connect the printer when promped and try printing again. The drivers can be downloaded from here if you have no cdrom, but if the solution doesnt work, then the printer may need replacing, as it's not economical to repair.

Jun 12, 2007 | Dell Inkjet 720 Printer

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Dell 922 printer giving error code 1200

I get error 1200 and print carrier stall.  The carrier moves fine when I turn it on, in fact it slams to the right!  Will not print at all!

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