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Unable to print copies

My machine MFC-845cw is showing a message : "unable to print 50"

I have already change all ink cartridge, I cleared the blockage.


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  • kwood3000 Feb 26, 2009

    Message reads unable to print 51. I have unplugged but meassage reappears. Can you help me?

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Normal 0 Could have a corrupt driver.
Disconnect the printer or at least be sure it is turned off. I'd do both and when the CD software program asks you to connect the printer to the USB port, do so and it should again work properly.
Hope this helps. Bud

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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