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Smack Ego Zen 2010/12/07 02:35:38
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  • Theresa 2010/12/07 03:00:05
    Theresa
    +3
    Solution one: Clear the paper jam
    Follow these steps in the order presented to resolve the paper jam.
    Step one: Remove any loose paper
    Remove any loose sheets of paper from the input tray and the output tray.
    CAUTION: Do not remove jammed paper at this stage. Trying to clear jammed paper from the front of the product can damage the print mechanism.
    Remove any loose paper Do not pull jammed paper
    Illustration of loose paper in the paper tray Illustration cautioning against pulling jammed paper
    Step two: Clear the paper jam from the rear of the product
    CAUTION: Never pull jammed paper from the front of the product. If you can pull it from the rear of the product or the tray, always try the rear first. Pulling paper from inside the front cover can cause mechanical damage to the product.
    Video of clearing a paper jam from the rear of the product
    The following video demonstrates the steps for clearing a paper jam on the HP Deskjet F4200 All-in-One printer series. The product in the video might not look exactly like your product, but the steps are the same.

    1.
    Disconnect the USB cable from the rear of the product.
    2.
    Press the Power button ( ) to turn off the product.
    3.
    Disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product.
    4.
    On the back o...




























    Solution one: Clear the paper jam
    Follow these steps in the order presented to resolve the paper jam.
    Step one: Remove any loose paper
    Remove any loose sheets of paper from the input tray and the output tray.
    CAUTION: Do not remove jammed paper at this stage. Trying to clear jammed paper from the front of the product can damage the print mechanism.
    Remove any loose paper Do not pull jammed paper
    Illustration of loose paper in the paper tray Illustration cautioning against pulling jammed paper
    Step two: Clear the paper jam from the rear of the product
    CAUTION: Never pull jammed paper from the front of the product. If you can pull it from the rear of the product or the tray, always try the rear first. Pulling paper from inside the front cover can cause mechanical damage to the product.
    Video of clearing a paper jam from the rear of the product
    The following video demonstrates the steps for clearing a paper jam on the HP Deskjet F4200 All-in-One printer series. The product in the video might not look exactly like your product, but the steps are the same.

    1.
    Disconnect the USB cable from the rear of the product.
    2.
    Press the Power button ( ) to turn off the product.
    3.
    Disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product.
    4.
    On the back of the product, press in the tab on the left side of the rear access door to release the door. Pull the door away from the product to remove it.
    Figure 2: Remove the rear access door
    Illustration of removing the rear access door
    5.
    Gently remove any jammed paper or bits of torn paper from the rollers inside the product. Use both hands to pull any whole sheets of paper to avoid tearing them.
    Figure 3: Gently remove the jammed paper
    Illustration of removing the jammed paper
    CAUTION: Use a flashlight to thoroughly check the rollers and wheels for torn pieces of paper that might remain inside the product. If any torn pieces of paper remain inside the product, more jams are likely to occur.
    Figure 4: Remove scraps of paper
    Illustration of removing scraps of paper
    6.
    Reattach the rear access door to the product.

    Step three: Clear the jam from the front of the product

    1.
    Open the cartridge access door.
    Figure 5: Open the cartridge access door.
    Illustration of opening the cartridge access door.
    2.
    Carefully remove any jammed paper from the front of the product.
    NOTE: Remove paper from the front of the product as carefully as possible. If any torn pieces of paper remain inside the product, more paper jams are likely to occur, and this could damage the print mechanism.
    3.
    Close the cartridge access door.
    Figure 6: Close the cartridge access door
    Illustration of closing the cartridge access door
    4.
    Reconnect the power cord to the rear of the product.
    5.
    Press the Power button ( ) to turn on the product.
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  • sand 2010/12/09 16:48:43
    sand
    +1
    open some kind of latch and gently pull the paper out. Or just tell someone else to do it for you lolz
  • Alex Oger 2010/12/07 18:28:23
    Alex Oger
    +2
    just try to pull it out gently
  • Billyk75 2010/12/07 15:57:35
    Billyk75
    +1
    Call somebody who is able to take it out or buy a new printer.
  • Ангел Волк 2010/12/07 15:27:03
    Ангел Волк
    +1
    Pull it out?
  • Stella 2010/12/07 14:40:42 (edited)
    Stella
    +2
    I've had the same problem many times. I'm not a techical person, so I just push all the buttons in panic, and if it still doesn't work, I use force to get the paper out!!!

    ive times techical person push buttons panic work force distroying printer

    ive times techical person push buttons panic work force funny printer

    ive times techical person push buttons panic work force funny printer
  • Smack E... Stella 2010/12/08 02:28:51
    Smack Ego Zen
    +1
    haha! love the pics!
  • Destiny 2010/12/07 05:48:52
    Destiny
    +1
    pull? that usually works for me
  • [Katsu]™ 2010/12/07 03:50:21
  • Toria5637 2010/12/07 03:42:48
    Toria5637
    +2
    HAMMER TIME

    Ahh somebody already put a hammer-_- OH WELL:D
  • noname 2010/12/07 03:35:13
    noname
    +2
    Ask Santa for a new printer...obviously the one you have is crap...
    santa printer crap the 1st computer
  • No Lifer 2010/12/07 03:11:38
    No Lifer
    +2
    Well, fire burns trough paper pretty well, try lighting it on fire.

    Well, how did it go. LOL. In all seriousness, try to open up the printer and pull the paper out, it's the only thing I know how to do. =/
  • Smack E... No Lifer 2010/12/07 03:15:21
    Smack Ego Zen
    +1
    I don`t know how to open it, that`s my problem.
  • No Lifer Smack E... 2010/12/07 03:17:15
    No Lifer
    +1
    Unfortunately, there are tons of different models. I have a scanner/printer/fax machine. and it never works but it opens pretty easily. Does it look like it has any sort of door?
  • Smack E... No Lifer 2010/12/07 03:18:49
    Smack Ego Zen
    +1
    yea, at the top but that`s for the copying part of it.
  • No Lifer Smack E... 2010/12/07 03:20:49
    No Lifer
    +1
    Oh, well uhh try lifting the section just under the copier door? It's how mine opens... I think, 1 sec.
  • Smack E... No Lifer 2010/12/07 03:26:08
    Smack Ego Zen
    +1
    then what?
  • No Lifer Smack E... 2010/12/07 03:27:19
    No Lifer
    +1
    well if it's the printer section try and see if there is any paper hanging out that you can pull.
  • Smack E... No Lifer 2010/12/07 03:31:29 (edited)
    Smack Ego Zen
    +1
    nope, isn`t any
  • No Lifer Smack E... 2010/12/07 03:33:25
    No Lifer
    +1
    =/ I know there has to be more to it but I don't know what else can be done.
  • Smack E... No Lifer 2010/12/07 03:41:09
    Smack Ego Zen
    +1
    thank you though.
  • No Lifer Smack E... 2010/12/07 03:40:11 (edited)
    No Lifer
    +1
    Is it an office jet pro? It's the kind I have.
    never mind, I saw the pictures ummm...
  • Smack E... No Lifer 2010/12/07 03:42:47
    Smack Ego Zen
    +1
    yea, it`s energy star
  • No Lifer Smack E... 2010/12/07 03:45:50
    No Lifer
    +1
    Mine has a print report button under the options section but I'm guessing it's useless and there probably isn't one on yours. I'm out of ideas.
  • Smack E... No Lifer 2010/12/07 03:49:50
    Smack Ego Zen
    +1
    yea, I have no idea what you`re talkin` about. thank you though.
  • Sister Jean 2010/12/07 03:07:34
  • Smack E... Sister ... 2010/12/07 03:08:08
    Smack Ego Zen
    can`t
  • Sister ... Smack E... 2010/12/07 03:10:00
    Sister Jean
    +1
    then push
  • Smack E... Sister ... 2010/12/07 03:15:49
    Smack Ego Zen
    I`m sorry, that dosen`t work either.
  • Theresa 2010/12/07 03:00:05
    Theresa
    +3
    Solution one: Clear the paper jam
    Follow these steps in the order presented to resolve the paper jam.
    Step one: Remove any loose paper
    Remove any loose sheets of paper from the input tray and the output tray.
    CAUTION: Do not remove jammed paper at this stage. Trying to clear jammed paper from the front of the product can damage the print mechanism.
    Remove any loose paper Do not pull jammed paper
    Illustration of loose paper in the paper tray Illustration cautioning against pulling jammed paper
    Step two: Clear the paper jam from the rear of the product
    CAUTION: Never pull jammed paper from the front of the product. If you can pull it from the rear of the product or the tray, always try the rear first. Pulling paper from inside the front cover can cause mechanical damage to the product.
    Video of clearing a paper jam from the rear of the product
    The following video demonstrates the steps for clearing a paper jam on the HP Deskjet F4200 All-in-One printer series. The product in the video might not look exactly like your product, but the steps are the same.

    1.
    Disconnect the USB cable from the rear of the product.
    2.
    Press the Power button ( ) to turn off the product.
    3.
    Disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product.
    4.
    On the back o...




























    Solution one: Clear the paper jam
    Follow these steps in the order presented to resolve the paper jam.
    Step one: Remove any loose paper
    Remove any loose sheets of paper from the input tray and the output tray.
    CAUTION: Do not remove jammed paper at this stage. Trying to clear jammed paper from the front of the product can damage the print mechanism.
    Remove any loose paper Do not pull jammed paper
    Illustration of loose paper in the paper tray Illustration cautioning against pulling jammed paper
    Step two: Clear the paper jam from the rear of the product
    CAUTION: Never pull jammed paper from the front of the product. If you can pull it from the rear of the product or the tray, always try the rear first. Pulling paper from inside the front cover can cause mechanical damage to the product.
    Video of clearing a paper jam from the rear of the product
    The following video demonstrates the steps for clearing a paper jam on the HP Deskjet F4200 All-in-One printer series. The product in the video might not look exactly like your product, but the steps are the same.

    1.
    Disconnect the USB cable from the rear of the product.
    2.
    Press the Power button ( ) to turn off the product.
    3.
    Disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product.
    4.
    On the back of the product, press in the tab on the left side of the rear access door to release the door. Pull the door away from the product to remove it.
    Figure 2: Remove the rear access door
    Illustration of removing the rear access door
    5.
    Gently remove any jammed paper or bits of torn paper from the rollers inside the product. Use both hands to pull any whole sheets of paper to avoid tearing them.
    Figure 3: Gently remove the jammed paper
    Illustration of removing the jammed paper
    CAUTION: Use a flashlight to thoroughly check the rollers and wheels for torn pieces of paper that might remain inside the product. If any torn pieces of paper remain inside the product, more jams are likely to occur.
    Figure 4: Remove scraps of paper
    Illustration of removing scraps of paper
    6.
    Reattach the rear access door to the product.

    Step three: Clear the jam from the front of the product

    1.
    Open the cartridge access door.
    Figure 5: Open the cartridge access door.
    Illustration of opening the cartridge access door.
    2.
    Carefully remove any jammed paper from the front of the product.
    NOTE: Remove paper from the front of the product as carefully as possible. If any torn pieces of paper remain inside the product, more paper jams are likely to occur, and this could damage the print mechanism.
    3.
    Close the cartridge access door.
    Figure 6: Close the cartridge access door
    Illustration of closing the cartridge access door
    4.
    Reconnect the power cord to the rear of the product.
    5.
    Press the Power button ( ) to turn on the product.
    (more)
  • Smack E... Theresa 2010/12/07 03:01:22
    Smack Ego Zen
    +1
    damn, you`re good at this.
  • Huki68 2010/12/07 02:58:09 (edited)
    Huki68
    +3
    Ask the printer to vomit the paper. lol
  • Xx ☠Shadow's Darkness xX 2010/12/07 02:57:13
    Xx ☠Shadow's Darkness xX
    +1
    unplug it and put your havd in and get all the paper out.
    thats what i do ;]
  • Smack E... Xx ☠Sha... 2010/12/07 02:59:49
    Smack Ego Zen
    the paper`s stuck in the printing process, I can`t.
  • Xx ☠Sha... Smack E... 2010/12/07 03:01:39
    Xx ☠Shadow's Darkness xX
    +2
    mmmmm.... mmmmm hammer smashing time
  • Smack E... Xx ☠Sha... 2010/12/07 03:03:07
    Smack Ego Zen
    no thank you
  • Xx ☠Sha... Smack E... 2010/12/07 03:05:22
    Xx ☠Shadow's Darkness xX
    +1
    .......... tear apart
  • Smack E... Xx ☠Sha... 2010/12/07 03:06:40
    Smack Ego Zen
    can`t
  • Xx ☠Sha... Smack E... 2010/12/07 03:08:42
  • Smack E... Xx ☠Sha... 2010/12/07 03:16:46
  • Xx ☠Sha... Smack E... 2010/12/07 03:17:24
    Xx ☠Shadow's Darkness xX
    +2
    i got nottin

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