Question about Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Ink level reset procedure

How do I reset the ink level on both my PIXMA MP160 & MP170 printers after the ink cartridges have been refilled?

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  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2007

    printer not work

  • Elecwnch Dec 02, 2007

    I refilled my ink tanks and it won't even try to print. I assume there's a reset somewhere, how do I do it? It drank enough ink that there MUST be at least some in there. Not even getting smears.

  • Anonymous May 12, 2008

    how do i refill ink cartridge for canon pixma mp170 blk/white

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Http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=DownloadDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=334&modelid=13368

Here is the whole manual on printing problems. Should be able to find a solution to your problems if you save a copy of this pdf to your computer and read through it.

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Source: http://maztikno.wordpress.com

First, download the software at http://www.box.net/shared/4yblbn34kg

Secondly, to run the software your printer has to be in service mode. Do that by
- unplug cable
- press and hold "power" button
- plug cable
- press "resume" and release
- release the "power" button
At this stage, your computer will detect a new hardware

Run the software.

Posted on Feb 16, 2008

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