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Only part of the character types on the page

When typing, sometimes only partial of the letter types

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EITHER YOUR RIBBON IS FAULTY OR THE RIBBON DRIVE ON YOUR MACHINE IS FAULTY. LETTERS ARE PRINTING ON PART OF SAME RIBBON AS PREVIOUS LETTER

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