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I had a paper jam and removed it. Now all I get is a blank

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I had a paper jam and removed it. Now all I get is a blank page.
JA: What's the exact make and model of your printer, and can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: MFC-J650DW
JA: What kind of computer are you printing from (Mac or PC)? What Operating System (OS) are you running?
Customer: PC
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: 2 days
JA: Anything else you want the printer expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Richard replied 5 months ago.

Thank you for your question, my name is ***** ***** I look forward to assisting you.

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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

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
it's still printing blanks
Expert:  Richard replied 5 months ago.

Thanks

Can you remove the ink from the printer then power it off.

then using a Q-Tip with cleaning alcohol (or warm water if you do not have any), clean out the areas where the ink goes in.

Then use a damp cloth and wipe down the inside of the printer.

Once done, let it dry for 10 minutes

Then put the ink back in, power it on and tell me if it then prints correctly please

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