That's the problem, when I try to realign it says that I should press the scan button on the printer, which I do, then the light starts blinking but the motor inside the pc that moves for scanning is not moving at all, and I get the dialog box with scan settings as if I'm going to do a normal scan. So it isn't aligning.
Sounds like either return for warranty or a new printer. Those things are not worth the cost to fix. BTW, it's a good idea to state what you did already in the post so we don't waste time suggesting things you tried already.