Question about Canon PIXMA MP230 Multifunction color photo Inkjet Printer
COMPUTER GIVES ERROR CODE 5100
Error code 5100 points to a windows program error
1. you can uninstall the printer then reinstal the printer if it does not work
2. you will have to restore your system to earlier backup (start.. accessories..system tools.. restore) your post is dated 9 Feb if you restore you will lose any new program you have installed but you will note lose any data like doc photos
Posted on Apr 15, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: giving me service error 5100
5100 is a carriage travel error, either something is stopping the carriage or there is ink or grease on the encoder strip.
Posted on Jan 07, 2010
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5100 is a carriage error, make sure there is no paper stopping the carriage from moving right to left, and then clean the encoder strip, behind the carriage, carefully with a damp Q-tip. Usually grease gets on the strip and gives you that error.
Posted on Jul 27, 2009
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