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Photo paper jamming...

I posted a problem just before regarding my printer, How ever I dont think i mentioned what I have.
Brother MFC440CN.

This is really anoying. Almost like the paper is too thick now for the rollers?? Please someone tell me how2 fix!!!!!! Im sure it must b simple!!

Cheers, and happy new years

Kirsty..

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  • rjholloway Nov 23, 2008

    printer does not seem to be able to grab glossy photo paper and therefore jams

  • jonandtonya Jan 08, 2009

    I have the same problem. I have been trying to print, using the glossy photo paper for my not-for-profit...and needless to say, I have missed my deadline...and I am NOT happy!



    I have tried fanning the paper, blowing it, putting a plain sheet of paper between each of the glossy papers, I have tried filling the paper, taking all the paper out except for a few, and all of the paper except for one, opening up the back and feeding the paper MANUALLY, and it STILL WONT GRAB THE PAPER!!!!!!



    I am SO ready to throw this thing out the window and make it a yard ornament!

  • mk01 Apr 10, 2009

    I also have the same problem .............gloss paper jams ........and have tried one sheet at a time .......and it still jams.


    Any other ideas???





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Sometimes you need to feed photo paper one sheet at a time.

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