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I am looking at a HL-2035 printer that when turned in goes

I am looking at a HL-2035 printer that when turned in goes straight to ready but does not print and does not go into error when I open the front door,JA: How are you connecting to your printer: wirelessly or by USB?Customer: USBJA: When did you last update the printer driver software?Customer: This morningJA: Anything else you want the Printer Expert to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I've got an 8 year old Panasonic DMR EX769 recorder, that

Hi, I've got an 8 year old Panasonic DMR EX769 recorder, that unfortunately ceased to function after a 'power surge' my area experienced a couple of weeks ago. I've got a great deal saved on the hard drive, that I meant to copy to disc. Foolishly I didn't.Now for the question. I've just managed to find a tatty, but fully working, identical recorder without the remote. I've tested it for complete functionality using my existing remote, and all's fine.As they're the same model, is it going to be OK to simply switch the hard drives, thus allowing me to get hold of my saved material.Thanks in advance, with fingers crossed - Will

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I had a power surge in the house and my printer now is not

I had a power surge in the house and my printer now is not working and showing alert light in frontJA: How are you connecting to your printer: wirelessly or by USB?Customer: wirelesslyJA: When did you last update the printer driver software?Customer: I don't think you understood my issue I have electrical problem I tihnkJA: Anything else you want the Printer Expert to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Pioneer VSX LX52 had a power surge in the house, now when

Pioneer VSX LX52 had a power surge in the house, now when plugged back in the only life it shows is a blinking MCACC advanced icon on the front of the unit.

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Had power surge and fuses tripped in on fuse box Tried to

had power surge and fuses tripped in on fuse box Tried to turn on television and it is flashing 3 red flashes by two second pause Have unplugged from mains all devises and tried to restart everything. When switch on get a steady red light and if we press the power on button aa greed light comes on for a second or two and then the red starts flashing

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I have a 32 inch Samsung smart TV and following a recent power

I have a 32 inch Samsung smart TV and following a recent power cut it stopped working when the power came back on. Been reading about the power surge problems Samsung have had so bought a new PSU and have just replaced it. However it still doesn't fire up. The screen does now go blue as if it is nearly going to do it but not quite. So a bit more sign of life but still not there. Could the fault be somewhere else

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My GAGGANEAU EB240-111 oven will not heat up! THE LIGHT SOMETIMES

My GAGGANEAU EB240-111 oven will not heat up! THE LIGHT SOMETIMES COMES ON AND SOMETIMES IT DOES NOT? when it is switched off, there is a fan running sound in the background now that was not there before? display and time is working fine! when i select a cooking mode and temperature, say 100 it shows that that value for 2 secs then the dispaly goes back to clock, also before you would see an arrow on the display to show that the oven is heating up to 100, this is now not happening?

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I have a brand new PanasonicTx-132e6b Led Fhd TV which was

I have a brand new PanasonicTx-132e6b Led Fhd TV which was installed for me by the store's engineers. It is working well apart from a very irritating cracking noise apparently coming from the casing or thereabouts. This is at its worst during the first 90 minutes after switching on and for some time after switching off. What is this and can it be rectified? Or is it something that settles down with time? Obviously as I have only just bought this tv I need to be sure that there isn't a fault with the tv or installation.Your advice would be appreciated.RMF

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Trying to replace my Cyan toner on MFC-L8690CDW but the

Hi trying to replace my Cyan toner on MFC-L8690CDW but the toner will notJA: What's the brand and model of your printer?Customer: MFC-L8690CDW BrotherJA: How long has this been going on with your Brother printer?Customer: as i tried to replace tonerJA: When did you last update the Operating System (OS) on the computer or device you're printing from?Customer: Cannot remember purchased fro JG Business machinesJA: Anything else you want the Printer Expert to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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