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No start up

Just bought a used Wheelwriter 3 and when you turn it on, it goes through start up cycle (wheel turns and it beeps five times) and then light 1 and 2 on right side panel blink and nothing. I blew it out with air. Put in a new ribbon and a new set of batteries in the back and if you push any key it beeps five times and light 1 and 2 light up and blink. What do I do? What is wrong? Thanks in advance, Fred San Diego

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Re: no start up

If your WW3 has batteries it must have spell check or printer options there is a small door on the top right of the machine.

open the door and unplug the plug you find there and try it.

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