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Canon multipass all in one - unable to scan (action - busy)

I am unable to invoke the scanner of this multifunction printer. I think it is to do with Windows XP SP2 as I was able to scan using XP Home but not within the last 12 months. I can copy and print without any trouble. When I try running the multipass toolbar and clicking one of the scan options (e.g. scan to save) it shows up the dialog for a split second and then a warning dialog saying "Unable to perform action - busy".

I have applied all the patches I can find on the web for fixing the loopback issue with canon printers but to no avail.

Any clues? Perhaps a registry entry that needs tweaking? There is supposed to be a MpNetIpc.ini file but I cannot locate it anywhere on the machine so this might only be a US thing.

The MPC600F is very like the F60 and F80 - a European version?

Any help would be most grateful!


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SOURCE: Failure to Communicate

try re installing the drivers for this printer check all cable connections once again. did the printer work well at ur frens place? and wat os did he use??

Posted on Aug 30, 2007

SOURCE: Canon Pixma MP460 problem...cannot scan

i was told that the printer needs to be directly connected to the imac (not airport) for the scanner to work.
i have the same issue w/ the airport extreme.

Posted on May 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Canon MPC600f cannot install

xp sp2 changes a file in windows that is needed by the canon driver. there is a patch available to fix this. I haven't tried it yet as the printer belongs to a friend. Patch and latest driver available from page below.

Good luck.

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Is the canon multipass f60 compatible with windows vista (on an hp laptop)?

Canon does not offer Vista drivers for the MultiPass F60. Vista may have some generic drivers that will work, so don't delete or over-ride them in the system.

The major problem is that the printer only supports USB 1.1 and not USB 2.0

Here is a link to Canon's MultiPass F60 Printer site ...

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Canon Pixma MX310 won't scan or print

try unplugging it for a little bit then plug it back in and try again if this doesn't work then do a fresh install

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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SOURCE: troubleshooting in scanning and printing

You have to reset that cart. before you fill it there should be instructions on how to do this on the refill kit you bought, you cannot just fill the cart and put it in the printer you will dmage the print head if you have not already done so. I cannot see what was done so I could not give you a solution but only tell you that the ink needs to be charged before you put it into the printer!!!

Posted on Apr 30, 2009

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