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My printer wont print

Hi there, i've been trying to print since yesterday on my Canon i960 printer but wont allow me to do so.  keeps bringing up an error which says "service error 5100" could you please tell me what this means.

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The only solution I can give you is run to the nearest trash can and slam that **** in there. hope solution helps.

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