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My mfc 420cn brothers printer want print

When i do a test page, it acts as if it is printing but there is nothing on the paper.

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Normal 0 Driver could be corrupt.
Disconnect the printer or at least be sure it is turned off. I'd do both and reinstall the CD software program that came with the printer. When the 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 28, 2009


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Can the 420CN print double sided pages

There is only a manual double sided printing avaiable:
After the first side was printed you have to turn the page into the papertray again.

Canon bubble jet printers can do double side printing but the back side black print will be mingled through C/Y/M ink!

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Can you print from another programm? Or is it just MS Works? And can you scan into a programm? If you cant do either, there is a problem with the USB or network connection. Please check plugs and cable. Anyway, it could be helpful to reinstall the drivers, too.

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