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Will not switch on and both red lights keep flashing

This problem seem to start when I printed off the internet. When I clicked on print a print preview (which seemed to be from an old program) kept popping up and then both the red warning lights keep coming on athough I have plenty of ink and paper in the machine and I cannot switch the printer on.
It is almost as though Microsoft have overridden my drivers or something with a different program

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Re: Will not switch on and both red lights keep flashing

Disconnect printer, uninstall drivers, reinstall drivers & connect printer for set up new printer. let me know what happens.

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