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Using the scanner and fax without ink cartridges

Hi,

I want to use my M310 to scan and fax documents, but without putting in the ink cartridges.

When I start it up, it asks to insert the cartridges and there is now way to go further without them.

Any idea how I could solve this problem?

Thanks.

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There is know way round this, I can understand why you would want to do it this way. I have had a canon for years and i think canon are the best printers sold on the market today. The main reason i brought this printer was due to the document feeder and that it does everything you could really ask for from a all in one. I also refill my own ink. The best thing to do is to buy empty cartridges and install then in the printer so you can use all the other features available with the mx310.....

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