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Canon BJC1000 Bubble Jet printer suddenly quit during a print out. Checked out all obvious causes. Power OK, connection to PC OK. What can I do next ?

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  • george_gille May 17, 2009

    Hi Rylee
    I unplugged the power supply, took out the cartridge and then reset it in place. Upon plugging power supply back in the cartridge moved to the centre and then cycled twice before returning to the far right position. The printer will not print on command from the PC.

  • george_gille May 17, 2009

    Cannot find my printer driver. Downloaded the Canon driver detective from the site you sent but cannot open as "This program has performed an illegal operation" I guess my AVG virus protection has found something.

  • george_gille May 18, 2009

    Thanks Rylee
    I have downloaded the Canon BJC 1000 Driver and saved it to a folder, but I cannot get it to install on my computer. I am using Windows 98 SE on a regular PC. Please advise
    Thanks George.

  • george_gille May 19, 2009

    Many thanks Rylee,Printer now prints successfully and I have th driver on file for future use.



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Please check if the ink cartridges move when you give a print command. If the BJ cartridge will not return to the home position (stays in the center) or will not move away from the home position (stays to the right), then the BJ cartridge may need to be reseated or replaced.

Reset the power to the printer either with the power button or by unplugging the power cord. Release the locking lever that locks the cartridge into place. Carefully remove and inspect the BJ cartridge. Place the BJ cartridge back in the printer and lock the locking lever completely. Reset the power to the printer again, either with the power button or by unplugging the power cord.

If the cartridge will not move after attempting the above steps, you may need to replace the BJ cartridge. Also check if the ink cartridges are empty. Please check if you are getting any error code.

Please do accept this solution and revert for further assistance.


Posted on May 16, 2009

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  • Rylee Smith
    Rylee Smith May 17, 2009


    Please reload your printer drivers as it should work after this. Also check the cable and clean if corroded, and replace anything if needed.

    Please do accept this solution and revert for further assistance.


  • Rylee Smith
    Rylee Smith May 17, 2009


    Please turn off the computer and printer for fifteen minutes. And after that first start the computer and then printer. After starting the printer please try to print a test page on its properties. If still the problem persists please download the drivers again on this link---

    Printer Canon BJC1000 Drivers

    After downloading the drivers again check printing test page. You may also refer to this link for further reference---

    Canon Drivers Download and Information

    Please do accept this solution and revert for further assistance.


  • Rylee Smith
    Rylee Smith May 18, 2009

    Hi George

    You need to open that folder and in that folder their will be a run.exe file which should install the software on the computer.

    Please do accept this solution and revert for further assistance.




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