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Printing problem with Lj1020

I just installed Lj1020 on my pIV computer, but the printer will print once and will not print again, initially, i thought the problem is with the onboard usb port, i changed the motherboard and the problem still remain, i later change cable but the problem still remain, i installed a usb card and connect the printer to the PCI usb card, print will still not print, but i notice that, at times when the printer fail to print and i switch off and on the printer, it will then print, at other time too, if i change the usb port it will also print, but most time, after changing the usb port connection or even switching off and on the printer, it will still not print, please help me

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Re: printing problem with Lj1020

I would suggest logging onto the companys web site and downloading the newest driver.
And see if there are any update locations for your printers software.
Sounds like a bad driver or printer software corruption.
Also check on your menus to see if there is a way to clear or reset the printer memory.
You most likely have some file corruption.

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Error 09B207 007A0F4F

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