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Help! my printer wont print. the paper is there and so is the ink, but when i try to print it makes a wierd scraping sound and stops.

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My exact problem too. Also when I lift the lid the color cartrigde points to the frowny face. What does that mean?

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When i am printing it make a wierd clicking noise, i have replaced the ink in it, and it still won't print properly, it only prints 1/2 lines. I have cleaned the cartridge. Please help

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If the printer sounds, but it will only feed the paper and take the paper out again, then try to power cycle the printer. Disconnect the power cord from the wall socket and plug it back in after 5 minutes.

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