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Not printing... All cables are correct and there is communication. It acts as if it is printing but no picture... nothing on paper...

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Re: not printing...

Please print a self test page by following steps. Check all the colors printed perfectly.

1. Press Setup on the All-in-One and press arrow keys to select Print report menu and then Press Ok.
2. Then press Ok again to print a test page from the All-in-One.

Let me k now from which appllicaiton you are trying to print. Let me know if you are able to print normal text documents also color documents or not. Need a description of the issue.


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Printer error,how to fix

Hi Sharyn

Is it a communications error with computer?
Check USB cable.... Change port
Or Problem with Printing mechanism.
Start by running the Printers internal diagnostic repair test.
See your manual. Usually invoked by turning power button on while holding down another key.
This should start printing some specifications or a Color sheet.
Check for obstructions in horizontal travel of print head.
Damaged rubber belts. Paper Jamb or paper bits caught in feed mechanism?
Print head clean & correctly installed.


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PC communicates with my HP laserjet 1020 but paper does not seem to pull through and wont print and orange fault light flashes then stays on

nothibg to warry about it just check tonner if its ok then do the servicing and also see for the paper jam chek may be ther e inside paper was jamed yeterday

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Poor quality printing - cleaned print head, corrected nozzles, replaced cartridges but still only prints half a page. Today it told me to check the USB cable as there was no communication. I checked and...

Instructions Things You'll Need:
  • Small bowl
  • Water
  • Lint-free cloth
  • Tweezers
  • printer paper kit
  1. Turn off the Kodak Printer Dock, if it is on.
  2. Pull the paper tray from the printer.
  3. Check the exposed paper slot for paper fragments and/or jammed sheets of paper in the slot. Use tweezers to remove any paper fragments from the paper slot.
  4. Fill a small bowl with one-half cup of cold water. Wear latex gloves to keep your hands from getting wet.
  5. Dip a lint-free cloth in the bowl of water. Wring out excess water.
  6. Wipe the paper-feed rollers located in the paper sloth with the damp cloth. Turn the rollers with the cloth to remove any caked-on debris from the rollers.
  7. Turn the cloth to a clean side. Continue cleaning the rollers until the debris is gone.
  8. Let the paper-feed rollers air dry.
  9. Remove the paper from the paper tray. Fan the paper to keep the sheets from sticking together.
  10. Reload the paper tray with additional paper from a printer paper kit. Place the new paper below any older paper in the paper tray. Do not load more than 30 sheets of paper.
  11. Reinstall the paper tray. Print a test picture to check the Printer Dock.

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Acts like it's printing, ink is good, but nothing prints out on paper.

Have you removed the tear off tape from top of cartridges, it lets the air in and ink flows.

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I press print. It acts all busy and loud. Prints NOTHING

If paper is feeding through and you don't get any errors try this: Try doing 4 to 5 head cleans, wait about 10 hours for the ink to soften and do another 3 or 4 cleans with a nozzle check after each. You should see a gradual improvement in the nozzle checks. If there is no improvement then you need a head cleaning solution such as this one:

Others are available just try googling "inkjet head cleaning".
Hope this helps.
Please take a moment to rate this solution, thanks.

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Re dfx -9000

Please perform the following steps to ensure your printer is physically functioning.

1. Turn the printer off and disconnect the interface cable.
2. Load plain, single part tractor paper into the printer.
3. Press the LOAD/EJECT button while turning on the printer.

NOTE: The self test prints over several pages. After the first or second page has printed, press PAUSE and turn the printer off.

If this self test prints correctly, then the printer hardware is functioning correctly.

>Try printing from other applications.
>Check cables as they can cause communication errors.
>Re-install the driver.
>Go to for more information & documentation.

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Acts like it is printing but nothing comes on the paper

some cartridges comes with deffects, replace with new one or reclaim warranty to your dealer

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Acts like it is printing but nothing comes on the paper

Try the following the intensive cleaning info in this rescue kit to regain print quality. There is also a known issue with some CX machines where a pipe gets blocked and the ink in the head can't flow. This is covered in this other rescue kit info.

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hello the printer paper pick-up rollers are bad. this why you caanotuse the pick tray. the solution now is to set the printer to default and clear allstuff off memory. read the instruction below: LaserWriter 12/640 PS: IBM PC or Compatible Troubleshooting This article explains IBM PC or Compatible Troubleshooting. A message on the screen says the printer can't print. If you get such a message, try the following steps. Make sure that the printer is turned on. Check the network or parallel cables. Make sure that the PostScript printer driver has been installed. Nothing is printed; no paper comes out of the printer. If you don't get any response from the printer when you try to print a document, try the following steps: Check the Installed Printers list to see that your printer is selected. Try printing the document again, but choose Download PostScript Error Handling in the Printer Setup PostScript Options dialog box. Check the Paper Out light. If it is on, add paper and replace the paper cassette. If it is blinking, make sure the paper cassette is securely in place. Check for a paper jam. Check the printer cables. Check the position of the port communication switch. The port may have been turned off or the Interpreter settings may not be correct. Reset the communications settings to their factory default values by setting the communication switch to the Reset (out) position. Turn the printer off and back on again. Set the communication switch to the Normal (in) position. Turn the printer off and back on. Check the startup page. Reinstall the printer driver. For Windows 95 users, check the following additional item: Open the Printer folder, select the printer, and click Properties. click the PostScript tab and click the Advanced button. Make sure that ASCII data and "Send CTRL+D after job" are selected. For Windows 3.1 users, check the following additional item: Open the Printer Control panel, select the printer, and choose Setup. Select the PostScript tab in the Properties dialog box. Make sure that Protocol Options is set to Default if using the parallel port, or None if printing via NetWare. Sometimes Printing the First Page Takes Longer than I Expect The LaserWriter 12/640 PS automatically goes into an energy-saving mode after it's been idle for a while. When you print while it's in this mode, the printer takes about a minute to warm up before it can print the first page. The printer is properly connected and configured, but printing is garbled or displays unwanted characters. Check the communication switch and make sure that the Interpreter is set to the correct value. If you are printing a PostScript document, the Interpreter mode should be PostScript or AutoSelect.

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