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Paper cartridge is full, but printer says to reload cartridge as it is empty

After loading the paper tray, as the printer is going thru it's prep and attempts to take up a sheet to print, the sounds of the operation are different, the printer fails to take a sheet up to print, and the message to fill the tray pops up. Repeated efforts to reload have not worked. Don't know what else to do!
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