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Printer won't print

Printer shows error and E5 appears in window - screen indicates that ink cartridge is installed improperly

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  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2008

    E5 error message and printer just won't print. Have tried reinstalling printer drivers. Cartidge is full and in place properly. Tried swithching on and off. No luck!

  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2008

    printer will try to print but when trying to feed paper through it gets jammed up in the right hand corner

  • romualdo_196 May 11, 2009

    printer won't print and error e5 keep on flashing

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I would uninstall the printer drivers and software from pc, but first unplug printer then uninstall.. then shutdown pc completely, once it reboots, use your disk to reinstall the drivers and follow the directions.. if not disk, use this link for the download and more troubleshooting options:
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&fcategoryid=116&modelid=12764#DownloadDetailAct

good luck and please let me know if i was helpful--feedback would be great.. thanks, d

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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The truth is...there is no solution for e5 error.
U may see some solutions through web, however, non of them works..

The only way you can get out of e5 error, replace with new cartridge..
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prevent it...before you face it!!

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And then when you put it back....do it when power code is unplugged as well.

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