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Model MFC 7420 will not print or copy. Error prompt "Back

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Model MFC 7420 will not print or copy. Error prompt "Back Cover Open". Checking, reveals the cover closes firmly, and I can not see any visible sensor(s)
JA: What's the make/model number of your printer? How old is it?
Customer: Brothers Model MFC 7420 . Purchased new, about 7 years ago
JA: What kind of computer are you printing from (Mac or PC)? What Operating System (OS) are you running?
Customer: PC . Computer 7 years old. recently serviced and upgrade by The Geek Squad
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: Last time used (approximately 2 months ago, all was well. Then we went on vacation leaving the computer turned off
JA: Anything else you want the printer expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: It powers up, with the display window indicating "back cover Open"
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  crash2199 replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  crash2199 replied 9 months ago.

Do you see the error message on the printer display or on your computer?