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My printer will not pick up the paper too print it just rattles and the orange lite flashes

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If it is the orange light blinking, it may be the ink. Be sure you installed the number 45 black and number 78 tri color cartridges. The 41 tri-color looks the same but will generate an error. Also, ensure that the cartridge is not empty or dried out. Also check that the duplexer, or the panel in the back if no duplex is installed, is seated correctly.

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