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Printer doesn't recognize paper

Everytime I try to print be it 1 page or 10, the printer starts to do its thing then stops and says printer out of paper, load paper in main tray. I always have paper loaded but it isn't recognizing that.

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Re: printer doesn't recognize paper

If u remove papaer from feeder u should c the paper sensor this sensor is located deep inside the printer try to move it (mayb stuck) with a screw or any thing tall then try to aprint again this sensor is responsible for detecting the presence of paper

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I had the same cr@p of the problem yesterday. The problem was not inthe paper. You have to do 2 simple things, from which one will solvethe problem.
first, download the latest drivers and install them.
And the more important thing, the problem occurred due to incorrectpaper format. Solution is very simple. Open MS word or somethingsimilar, file->print.. and before you print open Properties menu.There for the Output Size will be selected "Match Page Size". you don'twant that (i don't know why it doesn't work), but the solution ismanually select A4, or whatever your page size is.
And there it is... printer starts throwing pages out like crazy :)))

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2. Remove all jammed paper. Check the paper tray first. Look closely at the paper rollers nearest where the paper exits the printer; this is a common source of jams. If you’re trying to print labels, they will often jam just before exiting the printer.
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