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Paper jam Notification On A Brand New Printer that has never been used. It has never had paper in it

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This printer was just taken out of the box and during set up is stops and says there is a paper jam in the document feeder. There is no paper in there and it has never had paper in it yet. I can not get past this in the set up. This was a gift and I do not have the receipt.

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@HD541, Welcome to the HP Support Community!


Check for any packaging materials or plastics inside the printer.


Kindly perform the steps mentioned in this document - A 'Paper Jam' Error Displays

Also, check the document feeder area as shown in this document - ADF does not pick paper or feeds in too many sheets


Hope this helps! Keep me posted. 


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