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Getting Canon PIXMA printers to work with Windows 8.1

Q: Getting Canon PIXMA printers to work with Windows 8.1

Hi,

Am I the only one who can get a printer to setup and work great the first time out of the box but as soon as you upgrade an operating system or replace ink or something it just never wants to print again??

So currently my printers are installed on my PC and neither are printing wirelessly, if I plugin a usb one of them prints the other doesn't. Can someone give me some sound advice on how to completely restart the driver and software process and get both printers working?

I run Windows 8.1

Canon Pixma MG7120
Canon Pixma MX882

I want to use my Verizon Fios router to connect them wirelessly (is that a problem?) I used to have them on a netgear but I don't use that router anymore.

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Preferred Solution: Getting Canon PIXMA printers to work with Windows 8.1

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Getting Canon PIXMA printers to work with Windows 8.1

Just enter the new SSID & Passphrase for the new Gateway. Make sure it is set for Wireless-G.

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Hi

Despite working on Windows XP my Canon Pixma MP780 won't work on Windows 7. I have put the Original Cd in my computer and it says that it won't work with Windows 7.

Any help appreciated.

Regards

Majicman
 

A:Solved: Canon PIXMA MP780-Won't work on Windows 7

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I can print pictures that are on my Samsung laptop, using my Canon Pixma MP620 with a USB cable, but when I try to scan a picture and send it to my laptop, nothing happens. A window opens asking me what device I want to use and only shows my old Epson (which I no longer have) When I go into the control panel & click on hardware and printer, it shows my Canon MO620 and has a green checkmark by it so I'm pretty sure it's capable it just won't cooperate! Thanks for any information!
 

A:Using a Canon Pixma with Windows 8

Does Devices and Printer also list the MP620 listed as a scanner? My Canon MX490 Shows up 3 times as Printer, Fax, and Scanner. I yours does not show as both a printer and a scanner, you may need to reinstall the driver software.
 

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I have had to upgrade PC to Windows 7 64 bit and now cannot find software to instal to use the scanner option.
Is there any software available?
I have tried Canon site but incompatible and won't load.

A:Canon Pixma MP210 and Windows 7 64 bit

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums .. Did you try the Drivers in the Link below ? ...

Canon U.S.A. : Support & Drivers : PIXMA MP210

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I have a Canon i850 printer which I have immensely enjoyed using these past four+ years. For one thing, I've never had even one paper-jam during that time.

My understanding always has been that it is best to have separate components, so that's why I've always owned a dedicated printer. However, it appears that the present-day trend is more toward all-in-one units. Actually, I'm in the market only for a printer, but if the Canon MP600 all-in-one is technologically advanced far beyond my i850, then I would strongly considering buying one.

The MP600 has a scanner (which I don't need, although it would provide me with a back-up) and it has several modern features of convenience which my i850 doesn't have. What I would especially like to know is whether or not the MP600 produces appreciably better results with both text and photos than my i850. Also, would it be faster and cheaper in the long run than the MP600? While quality of results is more important than anything else, speed, economy, and convenience also enter into the equation.

(I was also considering the Canon PIXMA iP6700D photo printer, but from what I've read so far it appears that the MP600 all-in-one is more highly-regarded.)

I would appreciate hearing from anyone who has an opinon on this matter. Thank you very much.
 

A:Canon i850 printer vs. Canon Pixma MP600 All-in-One

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hi
please help
I got the canon pixma iP2000 printer. .I am trying connect the printer with windows 7 32bit . I need the driver of canon pixma iP2000 for windows 7 32bit
 

A:canon pixma iP2000 for windows 7 32bit

According to the Canon website you need to download and install the Windows 7 driver using Windows Update. It says you need to have the printer connected and turned on and access Windows Update from that computer.

(I don't know... why don't they just give you a link to the download?)

Then there is an add-on to download after the driver is installed above.
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/c...ortDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=257&modelid=10237
 

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Hi,
looking for the appropriate driver for Windows 7. The add-on exe downloaded from Canon site doesn't fix anything ! could you please help me
Stargates

A:Driver Canon PIxma IP4000, windows 7

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Stargates


Hi,
looking for the appropriate driver for Windows 7. The add-on exe downloaded from Canon site doesn't fix anything ! could you please help me
Stargates


Try this : Easy-PhotoPrint EX for Windows

ZeshanA

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I recently installed windows 10 on my computer only to find my perfectly good printer no longer works.
The drivers wouldn't update automatically so I went to product support on canon website to search there
It came back with the message that there were no drivers for Win 10 and that I should either change my printer or my OS
I don't wish to do either
Could anyone help me with an alternative to this ludicrous suggestion?
I always trusted canon to be a reliable and reputable company but I may think twice in future if a company cant keep abreast with the latest technology

A:Windows 10 renders my Canon pixma 1p4600 printer useless

I would not imagine that attitude will last very long.
 
Surely Canon have been working to get drivers etc ready for the latest OS from Windows.
 
I had a similar experience with a Samsung Printer.....sent an email to their support area....and received a phone call from South Korea to explain the procedure to me followed by an email with the detail printed there.
 
So....send them an email...give them the story.....and hopefully the reply will fix things.
 
Otherwise.....inform them that you will be buying another printer....and it wont be a canon !

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So i plug my printer into my mac, it automatically installs, prints absolutly great. Next day, it won't print whatsoever. Now it won't work in my windows laptop either despite again, being installed. The mac could see it was there originally, but I then reset my printer settings on the mac and the mac forgot all the printers. The printer no longer registered on the mac at all. It was literally nowhere despite being connected with the usb. Its like im plugging in air. I then downloaded the correct drivers and software, yet still nothing happened. I don't understand what is going on!
It won't connect via bluetooth either on both my mac and my windows laptop, despite trying! The mac simply will not let me add another printer via ip address, and i can't even if i could because I cannot find the ip address because the printer won't respond.
I printed off a network configuration page and the connection is inactive if that helps anything.
PLEASE SOMEONE HELP ME THIS IS DRIVING ME MAD
 

A:Canon PIXMA IP2750 Suddenly Stops Printer on Mac and Windows

Have you first of all tried plugging in printer into the laptop and seeing if this prints fine with the cable connected? If not then look in control panel for devices and printers and click on this, does the printer have a green ticket next to it?
 

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So i plug my printer into my mac, it automatically installs, prints absolutly great. Next day, it won't print whatsoever. Now it won't work in my windows laptop either despite again, being installed. The mac could see it was there originally, but I then reset my printer settings on the mac and the mac forgot all the printers. The printer no longer registered on the mac at all. It was literally nowhere despite being connected with the usb. Its like im plugging in air. I then downloaded the correct drivers and software, yet still nothing happened. I don't understand what is going on!
It won't connect via bluetooth either on both my mac and my windows laptop, despite trying! The mac simply will not let me add another printer via ip address, and i can't even if i could because I cannot find the ip address because the printer won't respond.
I printed off a network configuration page and the connection is inactive if that helps anything.
PLEASE SOMEONE HELP ME THIS IS DRIVING ME MAD
 

A:Canon PIXMA IP2750 SUDDENLY STOP PRINTING ON MAC AND WINDOWS

Have you first of all tried plugging in printer into the laptop and seeing if this prints fine with the cable connected? If not then look in control panel for devices and printers and click on this, does the printer have a green ticket next to it?
 

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Hi everyone,

Got a bit of a strange problem here. Got a brand new laptop and printer, and suddenly I can't get a decent photograph print.

The printer is highly recommended, it's a Canon Pixma iP4700 which has had excellent reviews. But everything I print on it has no punch or sparkle, it's almost as if it has a grey film over it, a bit like I'm looking at my photo with cataracts! I printed the same photo on my dad's (much older) Epson printer and got a brilliant result.

I don't know if the problem is the printer, though, as he has Windows Vista and I have Windows 7 and have been using Google Picasa to import my photos. I am wondering if there is a setting on there that is colour correcting my photos either on import or on their way to the printer, as I am not used to Windows 7 yet.

Is there anyone here who can shed a bit of light on the problem? I really don't want to take the printer back if it's something I am doing with Windows that can be easily changed.

Thank you for your help!
 

A:Poor Photo Print Quality With Windows 7/Canon PIXMA IP4700

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Hi
I bought quite a number of refill inks for my Canon S100SP printer. However it stopped working last week. Fixing it will be too dear, and getting a new printer will waste my refills. Do you know any Canon printers which can use the same refill inks as this printer? Perhaps a printer which is faster than this one and uses the same ink?

Thanks
 

A:Canon printers similar to Canon S100SP

Use a Google search with the cartridge models for the ink cartridges you have.

That should turn up compatable models, otherwise we need to reverse the procedure (search to determine the cartridge model, then find what else it fits).
 

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Canon PIXMA250 Series Multifunction Printer prints test every time.
 

A:Canon PIXMA 250

Prints the word "test"?

Prints every time you turn the printer on? Every time you try to print a document or photo? How does this event relate to Vista?
 

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I use Canon Pixma printer with Windows 7. When I want to scan and e-mail the colours of my computer change radically. I cannot get a full picture reproduced either. Only part of it is reproduced. I had to do a system restore to get the computer to remove the ugly colours. This is the second time that it happened. Please help.
 

A:Canon Pixma

As regards not being able to reproduce a complete picture, try reducing the 'PPI' setting in your scanner software prior to scanning. Whilst 300 ppi is considered the optimum setting for photo scans which you intend to print, that's way too high for an email. Try scanning at 150 ppi or even 100 ppi if it's only for an email attachment.

The scanning time will then be much shorter and there will only be half as much data for the PC to cope with (compared to scanning at 300 ppi).
 

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My Canon Pixma IP4200 is flashing the light on the resume button 5 times. I hve tried resetting, switching off, restarting computer to no avail. What else can I do?

A:Canon Pixma

Press theResume button when the button is blinking. If that fails, unplug the USB cable and the power cable from the computer end. Wait a few seconds and plug the power cable in. Wait a minute and plug the USb cable in.

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I have an error message E2 that stops me using my printer as i live in Thailand and the instructions are in Thai I can't overcome it. I have tried some of the sites that give the switching and resets for various thing such as Waste tank but to be honest I'm not sure what they are or what they mean, I have followed the instructions but nothing happens, it says that it is out of paper or jammed but I can't find one its clear. Please help I'm desperate to get some work done
 

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I updated my driver for this printer in order to use it with a new VISTA computer. In doing this, my XP laptop, can no longer use this printer. Is there a simple solution to this?

A:Canon pixma MP 780

Updating drivers usually doesn't affect the hardware itself. Its strange that it simply stopped working because you installed vista drivers on another computer. My Pixma was simply a plug-and-play from my vista desktop to my XP laptop.

Can you provide more detail? Does the computer detect the printer but it simply doesn't print? Or is the printer undetected completely? Maybe you could try uninstalling then installing new drivers for it.

Canon Australia - PIXMA MP780

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I am running Windows 7 in a virtual environment using Parallels on my iMac intel.  My Pixma printer shows up in the printers list in Windows but refuses to print.  The documents are neatly lined up in the queue but nothing happens.  I have looked for new drivers and can find none that I have not already installed.What to do?

A:Canon Pixma MP 470

 
Hi,
 
Canon has not released a Windows 7 driver for your printer.
 
You can try the latest driver for Windows XP or Windows Vista from here:
 
If the issue persists, I am afraid you have to wait for Canon to release a Windows 7 driver.
 
Tim Quan - MSFT

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Bought a Canon MP 750 on Wednesday. Seems to print well, but not happy with the results of walk up copy and also scan to computer/print.

Original printing from the computer, print alignment, print nozzle checks etc are all OK. It seems there is a problem with the scanning - copies come out significantly less colour intense, at times with bits even missing from the copy.

Rang Canon for support and returned machine to store on Friday & got a second one. It seems to fare no better.

At this stage I will be ringing Canon again on Monday - but in the meantime I'm interested to hear from anyone else with this machine.

Can anyone tell me what happens when you select the copy button, and then "colour"? Do you get the following message:

Colour copying......

or do you get

Scanning.....

followed by a request for the next page or to click OK to exit?
This then followed by

Colour copying....

as above?

The reason I ask is that on the first machine we only ever got "colour copying" followed by the scan and the print out.

On the second machine, the first two times we did a copy it gave us the scan message on the display first, followed by the copy message. However from the third copy on it has always only ever been "colour copying...."

If I use the software to scan into the computer I can set different scanning resolutions....but when I print out I don't see any marked improvement.

The above was using the image quality "normal&q... Read more

A:Solved: Anyone own a Canon Pixma MP 750?

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Hi,

I have installed driver (b6C05MUx.exe) for Canon Pixma iP5200 which
Vista does not recognize.
The driver was downloaded from Canon and is compatible with my Vista.
Please advice how to make the printer work.

Thanks,
Martti

A:Canon Pixma iP5200

Hi, On the Canon site it is this driver ip5200vst200ej.exe here is the link http://support-au.canon.com.au/EN/search?c...p;menu=DownloadMake sure you get the Vista driver.Uninstall the canon printer before installing the new driver and follow the install instuctions as you have to install the printer following the correct steps.

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can you help me about my printer
coz its print with a yellowish picture
 

A:canon pixma mp 237 printer

This is the example
 

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Hi

I just installed Windows 7 and my printer doesn't seem to work.. Its a Canon pixma MP160.. i guess i have to install the proper drivers.. could someone help me out with this?

A:Canon Pixma MP160

  
Quote: Originally Posted by jana


Hi

I just installed Windows 7 and my printer doesn't seem to work.. Its a Canon pixma MP160.. i guess i have to install the proper drivers.. could someone help me out with this?


You should be able to install the Vista drivers for it.

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Hey Folks, I have a Canon MP160 and I am trying to print photos, but they always come out redder that I want, I found some NTSC Color Bars and printed them and Magenta is purple and red is deep orange, I did a monitor calibration with a Spyder Pro and thought that corrected the problem but to no avail, any suggestions?
 

A:Canon Pixma MP160

what kind of printer are using
are you using the correct profile for the type of paper

getting a print to look like it does on your monitor requires carefull calibration and printer profiling

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=printer+profile
 

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I have istalled the latest driver and program from Canon support site.
But I get the bluescreen with the error:
STOP: 0x0000009C (0x00000004, 0x00000000, 0xb2000000, 0x00020151) ...

The driver to the printer Canon Pixma ip4500 should work with Vista x64.

I have Windows Vista Ultimate x64.

Please help me.

A:Canon Pixma ip4500

Hi Spiderfreak!

Here is a link to Canon website for the latest Canon driver. Just pick your printer from the list then choose the OS (Vista x64) and download/install. Hope this helps.

Since you did not specify you got your driver from their website I figured I'd look.

Download Library - Canon USA Consumer Products

Raj

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Hello Friends,I.m facing a ‘printer problem’ My o/s is xp home sp3 and I have a Canon Pixma IJ 1600 printer connected which was working fine till date.All of a sudden , it has stopped detecting my color cartridge.Whwnever I start printing, I get the following error message:-

“The color cartridge can not be recognized.Install the appropriate cartridge”
I have uninstalled rhe cartridge several times,removed the printer and driver and then reinstalled it but to no avail.I do.nt know what to do?Please help.thanks
 

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Guys i just bought All in one Canon PIXMA MP230 ! And i installed it as the manual guide says ! but after installing it , i cant use the scanner !! the printer and the copier are working fine ! But when i press scan document or use the IJ Scan Utility to try to scan a document i get this error .
I have uploaded the error in a picture so you can see it guys and help me !
Thank you so much.
 

A:Need help with Canon PIXMA MP230

You have the latest drivers and software?

http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer
 

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Urgent help please.

This printer normally connected through USB to pc running Windows XP in room 1.
2nd wireless pc running Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit in room 2.
Connected printer through USB on Win 7 pc and windows updated drivers ok and everything printing ok.
Then re-connected printer to XP pc ( in different room ) and set up printer and file sharing.
When adding printer wirelessly to Win 7 pc the windows update cannot find any drivers for this model and yet it does when running through a USB connection!
Can anyone tell me where on the Win 7 pc I can locate the drivers that were installed when printer was connected via USB or how to get around this problem? Drivers that can be downloaded from internet seem not to have an INF extension which Win 7 requires for installation.

May be being dense but can you tell me what I should be doing?

A:Canon Pixma iP4200

hi maureenmcn ,welcome to the forums , have a read of this thread Canon Pixma IP4200 it may contain the information you require

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Hey peps.

anyone have this driver for Windows 7 64 bit? i couldn't find it for the love of God. only found that utility stuff on their site.

A:Canon Pixma IP4200

1. Use Windows Update, it will install the driver automatically
2. Install driver add-on and software from canon website

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Windows Xp

I have used my Canon MP500 for two years. It prints OK but it won't scan. About 18 months ago it completely disappeared from my computer. I tried to take the computer back to a date when it worked but it wouldn't allow me to do so. After reloading it twice it finally worked again. Now it has disappeared again. When I find Omnipage the message comes up "The parameter is incorrect"
Why does it suddenly disappear? I can't think I have done anything to make it do so.
 

A:Solved: Canon Pixma MP 500

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mp navagator requires 800x600 or higher resolution and higher colour
(16 bit) or better mode

ps my bios was upgraded now my mp navagator doesnt work
 

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My Canon PIXMA MG6120 doesn't print the text in a document containing both text and photos. I think the driver may be incorrect, but am uncertain which driver to load from the Canon website. I am running Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit on an HP TouchSmart 600-1050. Any suggestions?
 

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How can I troubleshoot the waste ink full?

I have already tried cleaning and replacing the foam but when I am going to print again, there is this waste ink full window that shows up.
 

A:Canon Pixma IP1000

Look for a plastic bottle of some sort and empty it out. (Not the toner cartridge!!!)
 

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I have a Canon Pixma mp280 printer that I've used for a few years. Suddenly, when I go to print something from my computer, it doesn't even show my printer as a printer option. I can't find the hardware for my printer. It still scans and prints that way, just not from computer. Help.
 

A:Canon Pixma mp280

Uninstall the Canon software/drivers, reboot, and perform a fresh install following the Canon process.

You can use the install CD provided with the printer, or the better option would be to get the latest driver package from Canon.
 

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This is an extremely basic question ...

I only turn my printer on when I need to use it, which is not too often. By chance, I happened to look at Control Panel/System/Device Manager/Disk Drives while it was connected, and I was quite astonished to see the following entry:

Canon MP600Storage USB Device

followed by all my regular HDs (3 in all).

Is this normal under VISTA? I ask as I have some problems with certain USB-attached devices, and am trying to isolate the problem.

Thanks in advance.

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Error code 5100. Recommended action to turn off printer and turn back on again. Does not work. Any ideas?
 

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error problem 6000 keeps showing up and i am unable to print???

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Recently purchased a new laptop. During installation of above printer I received a message that I should contact Microsoft for a new scanner driver for the printer. Have looked everywhere on Microsoft website without any luck in finding a driver for Windows Vista Home Basic operating system.

Can you help?

Thanks
Judy
 

A:Canon Pixma MP 150 Printer Driver

Here is the correct web page for printer driver download
http://software.canon-europe.com/products/0010247.asp

If you have any problems with regards to conflicts etc just come back to this same thread and most folk will be able to assist further.
 

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Hey Guys
I have a problem that i need some help in, i have a canon mp530 all in one and i have two questions that i hope you guys can really help me out with.
the first question is this: how do i go about resetting all the configerations on the printer to the point like it just came out the box and question #2 is: i also have a regular lan line phone and im trying to connect it to the canon and for some reason its making my phone go nuts. it either the phone rings and the fax dosent pick up or the phone rings and when i pick the phone all you hear a fax ring. i dont know what to do anymore im either going to throw this out the window or just take a dam hammer and smash it to pieces. please help me out here i would really appreciate any kind of help you can offer.
if by any chance this is not the place to ask for help on a technical issues, may you please direct me where in the forum should i go to get a answer.
 

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When I try to print, I get a message, "Printer is performing another operation", there are no jobs in queue; also the LCD display reads " Set ink cartridge". Please help!
 

A:Canon Printer Pixma MX340

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This is my first post so please forgive me if I have not followed the correct procedures.
I have a Canon Pixma iP5000 printer. It worked fine for about one year but now has all print jobs have a pink colour, to the partial exclusion of blue. I have tried all the suggested maintenance procedures, alignment, clean print heads etc and I have checked the installation of the print cartridges. I have also re-installed the software.
Any help and suggestions would be appreciated.

Mike
 

A:Solved: Canon Pixma iP5000

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my canon pixma ip7250 has somehow got into service mode and i dont know how to get it back to normal
 

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My Canon Pixma MP series printer is not working.

When I turn it on, it makes a shuddering noise and then flashes the codes E 3 on the display. It makes the same sound then when I turn it off.

Writing to Canon, they thought it was a paper jam which is more or less impossible as there is no paper in the machine. Then they advised to disconnect the printer from the power supply to reset it. This hasn't worked. Their final suggestion is that there is a hardware fault. However, as there is only one service centre in the UK, by the time I can get it fixed (even though it is under warranty), it would certainly cost quite a bit in postage...

I've been advised by others to try cleaning the chrome bar which I have done now and to try and force a bit of thick paper through to clear out any remnants which may be in there. I'm not sure how I would accomplish this as there is no form feed button and it has never been easy to make it grab the paper anyway...

I've since been made aware that these phantom paper jams seem to be a common problem with Canon Pixmas... I heard someone could fix them by removing and replacing the paper tray which would be easier if I had a front-loading machine.

Any advice which will save me buying another printer would be much appreciated.

Thanks.
 

A:Canon Pixma MP150 problem...

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Can anyone pint me in the direction for the Canon software for a Canon Pixma IP5200. I want to be able to once again print onto DVDs but cannot. I have aprint driver installed that works, but the Easy print toolbox and CD label print software from Canon won't install
Thanks

A:Canon Pixma software and drivers

I used Vista Canon drivers for mine... Running them in Vista Sp1 compatibility mode and installed as administrator... Worked for me.

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I have a canon MP560 pixma printer that I am not able to print using the canon black ink. The cartridges are new OEM Canon cartridges. The printer has been idle for 1 year and is essentially new. I did a couple of black only deep cleanings but still prints black in a blue tone. I had Canon customer service tell me it could be a malfunctioning print head. Is there a way to clean the print head using alcohol and will this possibly clean the head without damaging it? I have used this method on other printers. Does anyone have another suggestions.
Thanks
 

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Has anyone ever run into this crazy problem? I have a Canon Pixma 4300 that I got bundled with my MacBook pro. It's been sitting on my desk inert ever since. I cannot get it to print anything, anytime. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers at least twice, reset the printer... I don't think it's a communication error because my laptop sees the printer, can check the ink, etc. Once I reinstall the drivers I can always print a test page exactly once, then never again. I get no error messages. Nothing.

Opening the print queue box it shows what ever job I'm attempting to print as "printing" but the printer never actually prints anything. If I pull the plug on the printer with a job in the queue I get a "can't communicate with printer" message, which tells me communication isn't the issue.

I'm running OS 10.6.8 on a 2007 MacBook pro. I know it's not my laptop since I've never had any problem with any other printer, including a PIXMA Pro 9000.

I'm thinking there's something either super easy to fix or that this printer is just a lemon that needs to go in the trash. Canon has been very unhelpful. Every once in a while I'll dust this thing off and try to make it work. Is it time to give up?
 

A:Canon Pixma ip4300 has NEVER worked

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I just got my
Canon PIXMA MG6450 out the box that my new job bought for me. I've pulled the tabs out as directed, plugged it in, the orange triangle with a bolt in it light is on, and when I press 'on' it does nothing. All other forums on the Internet keep saying 'go into settings..' Etc but it's literally not turning on to do anything. No idea with technology and don't know what to do any help greatly appreciated!!
 

A:Can't set up and turn on Canon PIXMA MG6450

You've posted your question 2 times, that is not allowed. Please only start one thread per issue. The thread in Hardware is in the right section so I'll leave that one open.

Link: https://forums.techguy.org/threads/unable-to-set-up-brand-new-canon-pixma-mg6450.1155878/
 

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