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Canon mp460 my canon mp460: i have an error code 5100, and the color ink is not synched up on the page

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    it doesnt work

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    Joan Levesque Feb 13, 2009

    I can't get the printer to scan to the computer and have mislaid the manual

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Posted on Oct 01, 2008

How you fix it is by opening up the actual printer and looking inside. you will see probably a piece of paper lodged somewhere. that was what my problem was and i just fixed it. i just pulled the piece of paper out restarted the printer and it worked fine

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Dear thechad,
go to the canon website (listed below) - under Tech Support - click on Technical FAQ's (this will pop up another small window)
then click on Search by Key Word
next - type in error 5100 and click on the circle next to - Include all words and hit Search
next - click on the link with your answer "how to.... "
this should show the answer


http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/contro...



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Posted on Mar 07, 2008

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