Question about Samsung CLX-3305FW Color Laser Multifunction Printer

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My printer says scanner locked and gives very loud cranking noise when started.

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    johnny rebel Apr 27, 2015

    after reading about your printer,here is what i would do because it is 3 years old,disconnect all wires ,uninstall all printer programs and printer from your comp,(start fresh),plug printer back in,add needed software,update and try again,if it doesnt work,contact samsung and talk to them,otherwise,toss it out and get a new one

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    johnny rebel Apr 27, 2015

    http://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners...

  •  johnny rebel
    johnny rebel Apr 27, 2015

    http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/conten...

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If this is a new product out of box, then likely the scanner is locked. If this is a printer that has worked in the past but now does not and has not moved, then probably something in the scanning assembly is jamming.

Posted on Apr 27, 2015

Testimonial: "It is almost 3 years old and this problem first occured little after the guarantee was ended. I read somewhere that there would be some sort of lock/unlock switch but cant find any"

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Read your manual

Posted on Apr 26, 2015

Testimonial: "the manual just says that I should contact the service center.. and they instruct to update the drivers.. so not much help there.."

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    johnny rebel Apr 27, 2015

    go into control panel,then find your printer,then right click on it and click on properties,then go to drivers and then update drivers

  • Mikko Saarenp
    Mikko Saarenp Apr 27, 2015

    No, I mean I already updated the drivers but it didnt do any good

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    johnny rebel Apr 27, 2015

    then roll back the drivers and download again

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