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Canon mf5700 fax

Our canon mf5700 fax was working just fine up until a few days ago. No fax will send & when some one tries to fax me they are getting an error message. Could some one have changed my settings by accident or something? Do you know what I can check for? I have unplugged machine & plugged back in. I have tried to check settings but I am unsure what to look for. The printer/coppier is working fine.

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SOURCE: can't print to mac wirelessly (could do it a few days ago)

I have airport extreme and 4 apple computer(all with Leopard) connected, all is working well, except I  can NOT print wirelessly  via canon mx310.  The USB cable from printer is connected into the airport extreme USB hub,, and I have the lasted canon upgrade, do you  have any suggestions?

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Probably some interference on your phone line...try a line filter.

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SOURCE: unable to resolve 'cartridge has been changed' error message

turns out the wrong paper size was selected in the print setup. I set it to Postcard (4x6) and it began working perfectly again. Hooray.

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SOURCE: Canon MF5700 Printer Error - It says change paper

press the menu then # key the m/c shows sssw then ok key, press the left or right key upto the display shows clear then ok key,press left or right key upto yhe display shows all then ok key,the wait the m/c reset itself switch the m/c off then on

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SOURCE: Activity report for fax send 2 month ago (Canon MP830)

Page 104 & 105 talk about the activity report. You can have it print out every 20 transactions but you can also look at the log as a whole report as well. The manual for your printer is located here:

Click on Drivers and downloads. Go down to the guides and manuals section. click on this PDF file: mp830_ug_us_v4.pdf

Make sure you have adobe reader on your computer and check out pages 104 and 105. They talk alot about the activity report.

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SOURCE: Proof fo fax sent 2 month ago (Canon MP830)

Sorry sir, you are not able to retrieve back those fax records.

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