When turning the computer and printer on in the morning, it prints again the last page of its previous print run. You might suppose that this is a minor problem, except for the security aspect. Can anyone help please?
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Re: Unwanted repeat printing
There are 2 possible reasons:
The last printjob remains in the COMPUTER'S memory
The last prinjob remains in the PRINTERS memory
You can easy find out in witch case you are by turnig on the printer in the morning before turning on the PC.
If the page from yesterday do not print without the PC on then try reinstalling the printer (after uninstalling it - or delete it from Control Panel - Printer and Faxes). Pay attention before shutting off the PC if there are running jobs in the printer. (doubleclick the printers icon in Control Pannel - Printer and Faxes). If they are, try to delete them before shutting the pc off.
If the page do print evan without the PC turned on, than it's in the firmware and i have to admitt that i dont know exactly what the solution could be, but let me know and i'll search again.
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This is usually caused by the left over toner not being properly cleaned from the transfer belt.
Open the printer front cover and close it. Wait for the printer to cycle. It usually make a little noise then stops. Then open the cover and close it again. Then print.
If the first page of the print out is clean. but the next page you print has a shadow of the first page, then you have a a problem with the cleaning mechanism.
Unfortunately the cleaner is part of the image transfer belt assembly which runs about $150 to $200. Unfortunately not terribly cost effective as compared to the original cost of many of these printers.
The problem is waste ink around head sprayer (at (bottom plate of head). Turn of printer. Move head to center. Put wet tissue (with hot water) at head cleaning mechanic pad. Move head to parking position. wait till 10 minutes. check it. You can repeat 3 times.
1. faulty wiper blade on your toner so that the previous image in not being wiped off the drum.
2. worn fuser sleve.
To work out which it is you will need to do a half stop test: print off a normal document then when it is about half way through the printer ( unfortunatly you may have to repeat this to get the timing right) open the front cover. remove the toner cartridge. if you can see the ghosting on the page the it is the toner. if its not there then its a new fuser. to save on money and if your confident enouh you may be able to just chane the fuser sleve depending on the state of the fuser on a whole.
hope this helps
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Hello, A dirty glass base can cause ‘spots’ or blemishes to appear on your final printout. Additionally, if you had some sort of opaque liquid that may have transferred on to the glass base from a previous operation.But the majority of the unwanted vertical lines are generally caused by either a dirty or damaged print roller or faulty LEDs in the Scanner Module. To separate one from the other you have to check the following: Do you only see the lines with a Scan operation? Do your print jobs print fine without any unwanted lines? If you only see the unwanted lines during a Scan operation, then most likely you have a fault/dirty/obstructed LED module. If you see the unwanted lines with all print operations (Scan, Print and Copy), then you most likely have a worn out, damaged or dirty Print Roller. Hope this helps… RojoSho
Try cleaning your heads with appropriate solution. Then, cancel all print jobs. Try again. If it does the same i would turn it off, inplug all the cables, replug all and turn on. Try again. If still no good, completely unistall printer then reinstall it. Try once more. Good luck