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If this is a regular home-use printer, a misfeed usually indicates a jam when the printer is pulling blank paper from the tray. The most likely solution is to just clear the jam (gently but firmly pull any stuck paper out of the machine), make sure the paper tray is adequately filled (not overfilled, and make sure the paper is all the way in so the rollers can reach it), and hit the okay button on the printer. (If your printer has no okay button and there's no message box appearing on your monitor, then restart the device.)
If that doesn't work, then more specific information (brand, model, your computer's operating system) might help determine the cause of the problem.

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http://files.sharpusa.com/Downloads/ForHome/HomeOffice/PrintersFaxMachines/Manuals/cop_man_AL2030_AL2040CS.pdf

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