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I am having problems printing with Kodak premium photo paper, but other types of paper are printing fine. According to the packet, the paper is compatible with the printer, yet every time I try to print a window pops up and says that there is no paper, or that the printer has a paper jam.

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Try doing partial reset of ur printer

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Have any young children visited you recently?

My neighbour's grandson thought the paper tray was a great place to hide his Oreo cookie and gummy bears. The crumbs on the roller made the paper wrap around inside. It was cheaper to buy a new printer than pay for a tear down. This happened to my neighbour over Christmas.

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How long has the paper been out of the package and sitting in the printer?

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