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Printer cannot grab paper,

The paper dock is full but everytine I try to print it tries to "grab" the paper but it can't and keeps saying "printer is out of paper". Any suggestions?

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Re: Printer cannot grab paper,

The rollers in these printers go bad all the time. Your best solution would be to take it to a local printer shop and get the rollers replaced.

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To prevent misfeeds and to make sure your pictures look their best, we recommend that you keep the feed roller clean. IMPORTANT: Unplug the power before cleaning the feed rollers.
  1. Unplug the AC power cord from the power outlet.
  2. Remove the paper tray from the printer, and leave the paper tray door open. IMPORTANT: Do not use cotton or cotton swabs to clean the feed roller.
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