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My printer says that 'see your documentation and some alien object found'. However I couldn't find anything inside printer. It also make some strange sound.

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I think that by now you are found a way out of your problem with the printer.
If the printer was making noise, then it is either a foreign object inside or a mechanical fault.
Tiny pieces of paper can trigger this same error , but the printer does not do strange noise.
Please, let us know if you need further help.
Regards.

Posted on Dec 09, 2009

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