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Alarm light is blinking and i am not able to do anything with printer. pls help me. on monitor it is showing that paper jam press ok button. i did the same but still the problem is same.

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We can try a reset so remove your printer from the PC and uninstall the printer software. Now reinstall the printer software and connect the Printer to be detected and installed. Check printer properties to see the ink levels.
Use head cleaning before a test is taken .

if this wont help check the main board has errors.

Posted on Sep 30, 2010

  • gaurav_ga200 Sep 30, 2010

    without connecting printer to PC it is also not working. still alarm light is blinking

  • Donald DCruz
    Donald DCruz Sep 30, 2010

    Possible fault in the mother board, check the connectors, the indetect opto sensors for paper feed..

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