Canon Color Bubblejet (BJC) 5100

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Confirm that there are no materials (e.g. jammed paper) that is preventing the print head holder from moving. If any, remove the materials. Confirm that The print head lock lever is locked securely. Push the right and left tabs of the print head lock lever until each clicks into place.
If foreign material such as jammed paper is inside the printer, the FINE cartridge cannot move properly, causing faulty printing or Error 5100. Check and remove any foreign material inside the printer, following the procedures below.
Make sure the ink cartridges are properly installed. Push up the ink cartridge lock lever until it clicks. Make sure that the ink cartridge holder motion is not impeded by stabilizer, jammed paper, etc. Remove any impediment.
Error 5100 is a general error from the Microsoft . NET installer that can have a number of meanings: . NET has already been installed and target computer needs to be rebooted.
Check the following: Make sure print head (cartridge) holder motion is not impeded by stabilizer, jammed paper, etc. Remove any impediment. Make sure the print heads (cartridges) are properly installed.
Make sure that the printer is turned on. Press and hold the RESUME/CANCEL button then release the button when the POWER lamp flashes 15 times. All the printer settings are initialized. The administrator password specified by IJ Network Tool reverts to the default setting.
Check the following: Make sure print head holder motion is not impeded by tapes for securing the print head holderduring transportation, jammed paper, etc. Remove any impediment. Make sure the ink tanks are properly installed.
Check the following: Make sure print head (cartridge) holder motion is not impeded by stabilizer, jammed paper, etc. Remove any impediment. Make sure the print heads (cartridges) are properly installed.
When the message “5100 / 5110 Printer error has occurred. Turn off power then back on again. If problem persists, see the manual.” is displayed, the behavior of the print head holder has interrupted.
Check the following: Make sure print head holder motion is not impeded by tapes for securing the print head holderduring transportation, jammed paper, etc. Remove any impediment. Make sure the ink tanks are properly installed.
The printer may be damaged or not function properly. Confirm that the print head lock lever is locked securely. Push both tabs of the print head lock lever until each clicks into place. Make sure the ink tanks are properly installed.
An ink cartridge isn`t seated properly.
The printer may be damaged or not function properly. Confirm that the print head lock lever is locked securely. Push both tabs of the print head lock lever until each clicks into place. Make sure the ink tanks are properly installed.

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My printer feeds through one piece of paper all the way and then a half piece of paper and stops. I pull out the paper to stop the paper jam and then it prints but sounds rough. After printing, it doesn't feed the paper all the way through.
ANSWER : And the first 2 sheets, the full and half sheet that go through first, are blank.

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

Canon mx410 Paper jam message, but no paper jam?!
ANSWER : I have exactly the same problem, no answers 😳

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ANSWER : The problem is how the hell do you put your hand in there to clean it? I have tried but could not clean it properly, hence my printer still has that error.

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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.

Canon Pixma Printer Paper Does Not Feed Properly/"No Paper" Error Occurs?
ANSWER : Pretty much useless advice. I also have serious doubts about someone who is obviously not fluent in the English language.

Paper Jam error but no paper jam
ANSWER : Obviously you didn’t get all the paper cleared out. There is a small scrap in the paper path causing the jam when the paper hits it. You can try clearing it out by inserting something stiff like a piece of file folder from the back of the printer into the paper path and pushing the offending piece out that way.

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