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Dots on page

Hello, my problem is that whenever I print, I have 3 dots on the right side of the paper that get printed. They run throughout the paper, generally in different spots on different papers though. Thanks in advance for any assistance.

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Shivan, did you change the toner if it yes then open printer and clean the surface of toner and the roller see is there any dust or ink powder is there. bye

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