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Printer hangs and prints slow

When starting printing the printer seems to hang for several minutes before starting and then prints one line at a time with pauses in between.

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  • chester2104 Dec 05, 2007

    I have exactly the same problem and got a replacement printer from Dell but new one just the same - takes 2mins to start printing and then a further 3 mins to print one side of A4.
    have updated driver , re-installed hardware all to no avail.
    Dell support unable to help.

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Dell replaced it for a 928 printer which is fine. Apparently the 810 won't work with vista

Posted on Mar 10, 2008

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Printer Does Not Start or Stops During Print Jobs

Inner Cover was open when you started printing.

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The Print Head and the surrounding area can become extremely hot inside the printer. Never touch the Print Head or nearby components.

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