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Canon MP730 stops printing midstream

When printing on my Canon MP730, it beings the process as normal, I will hear the usual spooling sounds, etc. Then it prints out maybe a line or two of the document and stops completely, only to finally finish the job 30 minutes to an hour later ... maybe. The same happens whether on a B&W or heavily colored doc. What to do???

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Re: Canon MP730 stops printing midstream

Is the issue the same with a anormal text document or just with heavily colored docs? If the text doc gets printed fine, then it is an issue with print spooler and we might need to work on that. revert & lemme know

Posted on Aug 06, 2007

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