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How do I check the ink levels on a Canon MP460?

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Hi,

  1. Click "Start." From the start menu choose programs.
  2. Click "Programs." Then choose "BJ Printer," then "BJ Printer Monitor." The Canon BJ Printer Monitor window will appear.
  3. Click on the Canon icon. This will take you to the printer info menu.
  4. Click "Start Status Monitor" from the Printer Info Menu. The Canon Start Status window will appear.
  5. Click the "Ink Information" Tab to view the levels of ink in each tank in the printer.

Good Luck!

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Look at the bottom right side of your computer screen and find the printer ICON. Right click on it with your mouse and open the option to check ink levels.

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I have changed the colour ink on my canon mp460 but it still say empty


CL41, this is the one you are using for your cartridge.

Did you change your cartridge with brand new one or refilled one??

If you did with refilled one, the ink level won't go back with full.

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2. As soon as installation in printer, printer recognizes the cartridge by serial #.
3. And the printer starts to count the printing document.
4. After reaching certain print counting, the ink level will show "low ink"

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Follow the steps below to do Reset on your printer.

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You can go into the printer properties and set the printer to print "Grayscale" only. That will override the data information coming from the PC.

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Do not even consider using third party ink cartridges or refilled ink cartridges. That stuff can and usually does wreak havoc on the printer and in some cases can be enough to cause the manufacturer to void the warranty on the printer.

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Look on page 75 of this link to your Canon MP460 for replacing ink cartridges.
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Besides service tool, mptool is the popularness software to reset printers canon pixma series like MP150, MP160, MP170, MP180, MP450 and MP460. Excess of software that is the program measure of small and amenity of usage. Ability of the software that is to reset level black and color cartridge at canon pixma mp series. And there also facility to write and read EEPROM in the printer. Other excess this software is detect automatically installing printers in the computer.
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Reset ink counter that is resetting ink level (ink metrer) cartridge at printer.
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