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The large black ink tank doesn't deliver at all. I have: cleaned, deep cleaned, downloaded the newest drive from the Canon site, replaced the tank more than once, done the nozzle alignment, replaced the print head, and grumbled a lot. I have Windows Vista, which has been my operating system for 2 years. I get an error message on the printer, but it never tells me what the error is.

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The error could be that the waste ink is full. They count the number of cleanings and shut down the printer when the waste ink pad gets full.

One can clean the pad by rinsing until it is almost white and then use special software to reset the counter in the printer.

Look up maintenance software for your printer.

One has to disassemble the printer to get at the waste ink blotter.

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