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Test page and scanner

Every time i turn on the printer... it always prints the test page... and i tried to scan it after but the scanner wont work... please please please help! i dont like the thought of wasting ink every time i turn on the printer... thank you!

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Hey satz, Take that test page, and put it into scanner, (Printed area will be on mirror side) then press scan button "Bottom left side of your printer". After stopping the fluctuation of light you will never face that problem. This error appears when you turn out the cartridge from your printer. sanjeev [email protected]

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hope it wil solve your problem, it did for me...

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