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Not receiving faxes

I have searched the manual and no luck...We cannot receive any new faxes. The red light is flashing saying "incorrect size paper". I slide platelet open, remove and replace cartridge, open paper drawer and reset 8 1/2" x 11" paper and everything re boots and sends the last fax received, again, and again and then the light starts flashing again.
The paper specs are; 21.5 28cm, 20#, Xerographic, 92 bright, MP Copy, sub 20, White- Gr Long???
I have tried other paper from past copies and no luck. The reading while it sends the last fax is ; folio ? what does this mean?
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Mark

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Folio is not what you want. The usual is letter (LTR) or 8.5 x 11. You may have to check the settings to set the default paper size.

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bullet_s.gif Ink is low or has run out while receiving a fax: replace the FINE Cartridge.
bullet_s.gif Paper size/type setting is incorrect: correct the paper size/type setting.
bullet_s.gif Paper has run out while receiving a fax: load the paper and press the OK button.
bullet_s.gif Output Tray is closed: open it.
bullet_s.gif OFF is selected for AUTO PRINT RX: select ON.
bullet_s.gif You pressed the Stop/Reset button to cancel printing of a fax: press the FAX button.

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