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Can you please remove the power to the printer (so unplug it from the power socket).
Then wait 10 minutes, connect the power again to the printer, turn it on and tell me please if it is now operating correctly.
Let me know the results please
Can you please connect it to a different USB port on the computer and tell me if this improves it please.
Do you have another computer there?
no, it is not random.... and no there is no setting that tells it to do this.
Which version of windows are you using