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AAAGGGHH! Cannon i9100 printer WON'T Print...can't get help

Printer blinks yellow / then green light will not print.
Will not pull paper through when resume button is pushed.
Says "Collecting Printer Data" then says an error has occurred...

I am an Art teacher and terminally incompetent with computers...but desperately need to be able to print...working on ART SHOW materials!

I have turned off, unplugged, restarted, taken a part and and cleaned, checked all print cartidges, tried to run maintenence programs...begged..pleaded...cussed and prayed....tied to get school to order a new printer...all to no avail...you are my last hope.

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  • jklh Feb 26, 2008

    Thanks, I have already done this several times. The document will delete, but the same thing happens when I try to print again.

  • jklh Feb 27, 2008

    Thanks for the advice..nice to know I am not all alone out here on the end of this branch. I did as advised...no change. Printer still blinking yellow and green and will not print.

  • Anonymous Jul 26, 2008

    yellow lights blinks and won't print...can't a reinstall as the cd say it is not compatable...help!!!

  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2009

    My printer Dell 1320c was printing light black and I knew that it would need a new black cartiridge, so I changed it. Prior to thisthe orange (yellow) light was blinking for some time already and it did not matter the printer was working. Now the printer will not print at all. Help

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Jast go in control panal in parinter doble cilck on printer icon cancel all the print documets try this mthrod & tell me what happen

Posted on Feb 26, 2008

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    sandip panchal Feb 27, 2008

    ok then now what u do go in control penal & remove your printer driver then after restart the computer aftrer restating reinstall printer drivers & software may be your problem solve this time

  • sandip panchal
    sandip panchal Feb 29, 2008

    ok

    now u have to go priner service center u have parobelm in printer hardware its not a software problem so u show the printer any of printer service center



    there was ur printer problem solutin

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I just had the same issue and found that the following fixed it:

1. Turn off printer
2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.
3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.
6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.
7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not, press the Power button once more.
8. Your printer should respond as normal.

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