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Generally not working

My printers green and orange light flashed for a long period and now are steady. i have tried turning it off and back on , pressing the orange button to try and tell it that the paper tray is full but to no avail. also when i turn it off and back on it makes a horrible clunking sound|! help!

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Re: generally not working

First of all clean the head caridge rode of printer
then check the cartridge of printer
remove the cartridge from printer clean the contact of cartridge

pls. remark if the solution if right

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

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