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Canon i950 won't print

I followed your directions, but the green light continues to blink, doesn't go solid and goes right back to blinking orange 7 times, then back to green.

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  • megenfaulkne Jan 25, 2009

    I can get to step 5, but then it goes to the orange 7 times then green 1 time & on & on it goes. It seems to cooperate up until that point.

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Try this Probably your waste ink counter. Should be cleaned or replaced before resetting but usually you can get away with resetting once.
1. Start with printer OFF
2. Hold down RESUME and then hold down POWER
3. Release RESUME
4. press RESUME twice, then release POWER
5. let green light blink until printhead has finished moving.
6. Select functions below with RESUME, execute with POWER

0 presses - green light - Test Print (exit service for i960)
1 press - orange light - EEPROM info print
2 presses - green light - EEPROM initialise
3 presses - orange light - reset waste ink counter.

one by one

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

  • Teet Bergmann Jan 25, 2009

    ten u need to go to service theey reset you printer

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