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The printer is printing blank pages. What should I do?

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1- either is out of toner
2-the shutter for the optics is staying closed
3-the gear that engages the toner/drum is not turning it

Posted on Aug 21, 2008

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thanks for the offer, but its sorted

I have another printer, HL 2030, and I copied the driver to the HL 2040 properties, problem solved!

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