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Printing The printer is not lifting the paper at all. I can neither print or copy. The printer makes all the relevant noises, but the lifting mechanism does not respond, hence we get an error message. There are no paper jams - I've checked this numerous times and both cartridges are okay. I thought to try taking the printer apart but decided against it. It's most frustrating - would appreciate your help. Thank you.

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See this is the common problem i got so many query regarding this proplem ,you can easily solve this problem , when you placing the paper in paper tray be very carefull put very slowly inside when you feel a little bit of resistent stop it that mean paper is properly inside dont put so hard inside . bye

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