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HP C5250 All in one says "out of paper"

When I attempt to print, the printer begins gearing up (responds to request from computer) then says "out of paper" although it has plenty of paper. I have reset the printer, removed the paper, re-stacked it and returned it to the tray with no success. I also opened all of the doors to check for jams, etc... and there are none.

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Try to do the following reset on the machine: disconnect the power cable from thr back of the all in one, than press and hold the button ok and help together while reconnecting the power cable. Release the buttons when machine shuts down automatically. Reboot the machine. Reset is done.

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The printer takes a long time to print.


Buy a faster printer.

And, no, I'm not being a smart-aleck

HP rates this printer at up to 32 pages per minute -- in fast draft mode black ink only... But even their ratings show it takes over a minute per page when doing quality printing in color.

And those speed ratings are all "after first page" -- ALL printers take longer for the first page due to the time it takes for the computer to set up the page and process the information.

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