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Click [Start] > [Devices and Printers]. 3. Right-click on the driver for your machine under “Unspecified,” and click [Properties]. The driver will not appear under “Unspecified” if the machine and computer are not connected.
If USB Printer appears under Other Devices, the USB printer device driver is not installed correctly.
With Devices and Printers open from the Control Panel, select the printer and select “Remove device” in the tool bar or right click and select “Remove device” for the unspecified printer.
Select USB cable option. Select the option “use an existing port” USB port and select “USB001 / USB002 (Virtual port for USB printer)” and then click on next button. Now in the next window you`ll get windows built-in drivers list. Pick your printer make and model number drivers and then click on next to install it.
With a document open on your Mac, choose File > Print. Click the Presets pop-up menu, then choose the Standard or Print Job presets from the menu.
To fix the error code 0x0000011b related to networked or shared printers, Microsoft says you should disable the print spooler privacy settings on both the Client PC (from which you work) and Print Server (Workstation to which the printer is attached).
Click [Devices and Printers] from the [Start] menu. [Devices and Printers] window appears. In [Unspecified], double-click the name of the machine whose driver you want to install. Click the [Hardware] tab in the printer properties dialog box.

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Canon i560 Will not print black
ANSWER : Dang, it worked for me then wentback to normal (not working) after the test page. Oh well not bad for a 10 year old bubble jet.

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Canon MP530 – 6A00 Purge Unit?
ANSWER : I just took apart my MP530 which produces the 6A00 error, and cleand the wiping pads, rubber blades and everything I could reach from the purge unit. I also cleaned the print head. The waste ink level in the EEPROM is 66%.

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CANON P200- ERROR 5100 PLEASE HELP!
ANSWER : Read this for solutions http://www.mytechtime.com/2011/10/canon-error-5100-how-to-fix.html

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Support Code 6000
ANSWER : Canon pizza 5522code 6000 how to remove and fix

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Canon Pixma MX870, Error 6000 and Service Manual
ANSWER : Brand new MX922. Printed a couple of pics and now the 6000 error. Can’t see any obstruction. Could you provide the manual for dismantling the unit further? Or pointers for getting further into the box than just looking through the little folding inkwell door?

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canon MX700 6A80 error, head locked
ANSWER : I bought a canon pixma 7240 but on my first use I turn it on and the power lamp and error lamp blink alternatively the print head is stuck not moving please help I can’t even put the cartridges. My email [email protected] phone number 0719013770.

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Canon PIXMA MP 210
ANSWER : Mine was grabbing the paper from the right side only (where the roller is), sucking the paper in partway and then going sideways and jamming. I cleaned off the roller to no avail. Then I picked the printer up and looked in the paper slot and found a small screwdriver lying sideways so deep you almost couldn’t see it. I got that out and now it works fine!

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Canon Pixma MP150 Error Code 5100
ANSWER : Make sure you check that a copy of Gustave Holst’s journey to the stars cassette isn’t stuck in there! haha. That’s what my error 5100 was all about, I was getting ready to dismantle the thing after threatening it with a water boarding.

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