20 Most Recent Canon MultiPASS F50 All-In-One InkJet Printer Questions & Answers

Use the canon utility and run a cleaning cycle.
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Canon MultiPASS... | Answered on Feb 02, 2018

Check the guide if you need to download it. There is a cleaning head option in the menu

Canon MultiPASS... | Answered on Feb 23, 2015

"Replace printhead" to correct the subject issue? Only in your dreams!

Canon MultiPASS... | Answered on Sep 17, 2012

Hello, It sounds like the print head is blocked or lacking ink. When you buy a new printer they are only around 60% full from the factory. Try changing the cartridge or, get it refilled and see if that fixes the problem. Also try a test print and see how that looks. Nine times out of ten its the ink.

Canon MultiPASS... | Answered on Mar 23, 2011

You can download the Canon printer drivers from theirsupport WEB site. Please click on this link and
select your model printer todownload :- http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=DownloadIndexAct

Canon MultiPASS... | Answered on Mar 14, 2011

Run a few "print-head-cleaning" cycles, to UNCLOG the ink-jets.

If necessary, replace the YELLOW cartridge.

Canon MultiPASS... | Answered on Feb 22, 2011

What you see moving is the print carriage. The carriage moves the cartridge, adjacent to the printhead, back and forth.
Although the carriage is moving, the ink cartridge can not dispense ink because an obstruction is
blocking the path of the ink.
Remove the ink cartridges, inspect the cartridges as well as the cartridge holders for any foreign debris and reinstall.
If the alarm message continues, I suggest changing the ink cartridges.

Canon MultiPASS... | Answered on Feb 17, 2011

WELL that happened to me, and i just lifted the top and pressed the button (DONT PRESS HARD) and it worked. it's working since.

Canon MultiPASS... | Answered on Feb 09, 2011


You can download the software from manufacturer's support website by clicking this link

On the page which opens, select the operating system of your computer (Windows XP/ Vista..) from the drop-down menu (See attached image).
Then download the required drivers and software.

The list of available software and drivers will load only after selecting the operating system of the computer.

Hope this solves your problem. Thanks for using FixYa.

Canon MultiPASS... | Answered on Jan 20, 2011


they list for windows xp and windows 2000
if those do not work you need a new printer
this one might be too old to be compatible with windows 7


Canon MultiPASS... | Answered on Jan 11, 2011

you can serch it google (download free software for multipass f50

Canon MultiPASS... | Answered on Nov 13, 2010

Go to the printer service center or computers service center. in such a place you'll find parts you're looking for.

hopefully this can help

Canon MultiPASS... | Answered on Aug 25, 2010

Check the contacts on cartridge and if required reload the drivers.

Canon MultiPASS... | Answered on Jun 27, 2010


Follow these steps:-

  • Reset the printer:-

  • On the operator panel, press and hold the <ON/OFF> button for one second. (The display will go blank.)

Note: It may be necessary to unplug the power cord if pressing the ON/OFF button does not shut off the printer.

  • Wait approximately ten seconds and then press the <ON/OFF> button again.

  • Wait until the device has completed its cycling process before submitting another job request.
Reseat the Print head
  • Make sure the printer is powered on.
  • Press the <Open> button (1), and then lift up the scanning unit (2).
The print head holder automatically moves to the center of the machine. 9cee8ec.gif
  • Lift up the locking lever, and then remove the print head. The print head can be removed with the ink tank still inside.
  • Replace the print head, and then press down on the locking lever.
  • Close the scanner unit.
  • When the LCD displays the following, press the <Set> button.
The machine will print a vertical line pattern.
  • In column A on the printout, note which box has the most solid image. Note the value next to this box and use the [<] or [>] button on the operation panel to enter it. Then press the <Set> button.

Note: If you have difficulty on Column A when choosing between two patterns, use the larger value number.

  • Repeat step 7 for columns B to F. If you have difficuly choosing between patterns for Columns D, E or F, use the smaller value number.
  • When values for all vertical columns on the printout have been entered, the LCD will display [LAT LINE PATTERN] and a lateral (horizontal) pattern will print.
  • Review the lateral pattern printout, noting which solid box in Column G on the printout has the most solid image.

  • For the G column printed pattern, use the [<] or [>] button to scroll to the value with the most solid box in the column.

Note: If you have difficulty on Column G when choosing between two patterns, use the smaller value number.

  • Press <Set> to select.
  • Repeat steps 11 and 12 for Column H on the printout.
  • When print head alignment is complete, the machine will return to standby mode.

If the problem persists then you will need to take your device for repair, for possible Print head faulty
Thanks for using Fixya.
Good Luck and have a nice day.

Canon MultiPASS... | Answered on Jun 10, 2010

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