Question about Brother MultiFunction Center MFC-440CN All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Hello noggin can u help me my printer reads "media error" reinsert and i have no clue how to fix this!! help please

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    Soulvisitor May 11, 2010

    Good call BFixed, I'd forgotten that the 440 had a card reader

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    Soulvisitor May 11, 2010

    Media is refering to paper supply in the printer,ie not there or set to the wrong size compared to doc getting printed or getting jammed

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Media error may also be that it thinks there is a flash media card in one of the slots on the front of the printer. If there is one present remove it.

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