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My dell 1815dn when printing also prints random symbols on top of the document. It varies from one line of random symbols at the bottom of the page to about 4-5 lines of random symbols sometimes. I've re-downloaded the driver, changed the usb cord, and now dont know what else to do. Would appreciate any help.

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This is most probably a corrupt driver so try the following:

1. Open Printers and Faxes on your computer and delete the driver for your printer. Then go to dell.com and open the drivers and downloads tab. Download and reinstall your printer. If the printer is still printing out symbols, it's most likely either a problem with your connection or with the printer's hardware.

2. Try using a different cable to connect the printer and computer. If you don't have one, connect and install the printer to another computer. If this stops the symbols then you will need to buy a new cable. If it does not then it is most likely a problem with the printer's hardware and you will need to get the printer serviced.

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