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Printer after I turn printer on with enough paper to print the paper flasher light comes on and nothing prints; paper doesn't feed either. Could u help me this problem?

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  • Anonymous Sep 21, 2008

    I haven't used this printer for a couple of years. I hooked it up to my laptop. Lights come on paper feeds and comes out with nothing on it. Ran test pages - same result nothing printed

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    Niteesh Ahire May 11, 2010

    Give me your printer model & mfg detail.

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If Your printer's waranty is over open your printer's cover & clean it clearly all dust. Then you should install it again & Try again

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Run a test print page, please..and report.

Posted on Feb 20, 2008


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