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My Lexmark all-in-one printer which I've had less than 2 months, began making a horrible noise and perforating the right side of paper.

I recently bought a Lexmark X5450 all in one printer. After 2 months of use it makes a horrible noise and perforates the right side of the paper.

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  • DJoy Nov 28, 2007

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Hi, If you are having this kind of problem so soon after buying the machine I would take it straight back and either get a replacement or a different machine altogether.

Posted on Nov 21, 2007


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