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Remove cover iP5000

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I have a Canon iP5000, and I'm trying to remove the cover (to clean the waste ink absorber pad). I've found only a couple of sites that mention removing the cover, but they both just say that it's very easy to remove - all I have to do is "look at the thing and use [my] brain"! Maybe I need a new hard drive for myself, but I sure can't figure out how to get the cover off this printer. HELP!!!!!!!!!!!
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Just click below for more info;

http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=36631&forum_id=40&page=5

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You should have a user manual the tells you how to doe this it most likely in the maintainence section

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The sides should push in towards the center at the joint, do one at a time. If you are having trouble still, let me know

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