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The printer won't print

Hi, my printer was working okay. Just today when I turned it on, it won't print. No lights is red, but it doesn't print files from my computer. Only when I press the "Go" button, it prints a "print settings" including the properties and error history and such. It won't print the test-print page either. Thank you.

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Re: the printer won't print

Usb cable not secure

or delete and reinstall driver on pc

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Printer does not print. have prints in que but doesnt print

Have you tried a quick reboot? Of course, save the file you want to print, reboot your PC and try printing it again. If this doesn't work, try removing your printer in the "Devices and Printers" that you can find in the control panel (or Printers in XP). After removing, try adding a new printer again. Don't worry, you won't need drivers then because the driver is already in your PC after you installed the printer the very first time.
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Blinking/flashing lights(orange & green) & won;t pring. Have rebooted computer and unpluged printer. still won't print.

that is because ur head of ur printing cartridge is damaged.

remove ur cartridges black as well as color
n install only black cartridge n check d blinking of lights on ur printer if it doesn't blinks it's mean ur black cartridge is OK but ur blinking of light on ur printer is same it's mean ur head of black cartridge is damaged
after this process remove the black one cartridge and install the color one cartridge n check d blinking of lights on ur printer if it doesn't blinks it's mean ur color cartridge is OK but ur blinking of light on ur printer is same it's mean ur head of color cartridge is damaged
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The memory card might be missing or inserted incorrectly. Verify that the memory card is inserted correctly.

The files might not be in the correct format. To print from the device control panel, the files must be in the sRGB JPEG format. To print other formats, you must use a software program on your computer.

You might have inserted more than one memory card. Only one card slot can be occupied for the device to detect JPEG files. Verify that only one card is inserted.




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