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Canon BJ-200ex Stopped Printing

This AM, I printed a USPS First-Class postage-paid printed label emailed to me by a vendor. Since that printing, my Canon BJ-200ex has not printed anything that I asked it to. It was connected and detected via new USB cable to my Windows XP port in September, 2008 (after 9 yrs. connected to a Windows 98 and 4 yrs on a Windows 95), and has never previously given me a problem. Now, when I ask it to print, it says it's ready but it doesn't print. Once today, when I turned it on online, it consecutively printed several emails requests I had made earlier but wouldn't print when I asked it to. Another time, it printed one unintelligible word per page until I stopped it. I have been trying to troubleshoot the problem via owner's manual, XP troubleshooting guide and Google but can't find a clue.

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  • dankruh Jan 08, 2009

    I decided the printer was not connected online even though the On Line light was lit (and the Error light never was). I looked for a way to stress the online connection, maybe it was stuck. The procedure for printing a test pattern in the user's manual requires that the On Line button be pressed and held with the power off. Then the Power button is pressed and the two buttons are held until two beeps are heard. I extended this to about 10 beeps and the printer began to print Demo Print 1. This was the first time it printed something I asked for. After stopping that, I restarted the computer while the printer was on, and the printer has been working fine ever since.

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I arrived at and posted the solution to my problem on Jan. 7th or 8th.

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