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My printer has been working absolutely fine, but today wont

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Hi there, my printer has been working absolutely fine, but today wont switch on... its not the plug or connection!
JA: How are you connecting to your printer: wirelessly or by USB?
Customer: USB
JA: When did you last update the printer driver software?
Customer: No idea sorry
JA: Anything else you want the Printer Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: not really, would just like to print photos today
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  *ElectronicsTech replied 1 year ago.
My name is***** am sorry to hear that you are having this issue.
I will be glad to assist you with this.
My goal is to give you the best experience possible!
Let's try these steps to resolve the issue:
Hard reset:
* With the printer turned on, disconnect the power cord from the rear of the printer and also unplug the power cord from the wall outlet.
* Remove USB cable, if present.
* Wait for 2-3 minutes, press and hold the power button on your printer for about 30 seconds to remove any additional charge.
* Now plug back the power cable straight to a wall outlet without any surge protector or an extension cord (This is important) and then plug back the power cord to the printer.
* Turn on the printer and wait till warm-up period finishes and the printer is idle.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I do not wish to proceed thank you, ***** *****’t work I am taking it to a repair station. Could you please refund my £5 thank you.
Expert:  *ElectronicsTech replied 1 year ago.
your welcome!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
That did not work it stil wont switch on and we had already tried your advice. I do not wish to procedd and would like my £5 refunded. Thank you
Expert:  *ElectronicsTech replied 1 year ago.