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Clicking sound and in use/memory light flashes. Canon PIXMA MX850

I changed the usb cable and changed the to 3 other usb ports, checked my cables and the power cable in place and power is on. wtf? please help

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I had this problem and found that I had plugged the usb cable into the wrong plug hole. I had tried a reinstall of teh printer which failed when it tried to recognise that teh printer was on and connected. When I moved the usb cable to teh correcr socket (closest to teh side of teh printer) it was fine.

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Posted on Nov 06, 2009

  • mgdown Jan 31, 2011

    I had the same problem and it turns out that I plugged the fax line in the wrong jack in the back of the Canon MX850.

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2016

    me too... outside jack and all fine

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