printer will not print

Canon Pixma mp190 photo all-in-one color...
November 15, 2010 at 12:27:44
Specs: Windows XP
i have a canon mp190 and i have just replaced the black ink cartridge with a brand new one. The cartridge is installed correctly but it will not print out my work from microsoft office, ive tried turned it of and switching it back on, ive tryed cleaning it etc. My copy of microsoft also says that it is no genuine? It is very frustrateing as i can't seem to understand why it won't print, it says the black ink is full and has been replaced.

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November 15, 2010 at 12:40:43
Was the printer working OK before you replaced the cartridge? Is the cartridge a Canon or a generic replacement?

What is the history of your copy of Windows?

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April 11, 2011 at 00:42:10
The following may work: remove all the ink supplies. Remove the printhead and soak it for about 5 minutes in 0.5" of very hot water. Gently blot the printhead on a soft damp paper towel to remove the excess water, then replace in the printer and then reinstall the ink supplies.

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April 25, 2011 at 03:30:21
Ensure that the cables are properly connected; you need to ensure that your printer is properly connected, and plugged in, and also the cable is accurately connected to the computer as well.

Check the power; make sure that the printer’s power is switched on, ensure that all the computer necessary computer components are also turned on.

Make sure that the hardware is properly plugged in, and also turned on. Apply troubleshooting.

A troubleshooter is a tool, which is generated automatically and which can easily fix the problems that occur with your system.

Thus, if you are coming across different issues related to your printer, then you can consult the troubleshooter.

You require driver applications to run your hardware devices.

Make sure that the drivers are not outdated, corrupt, or incompatible, resulting in disrupting the communication between the printer and the computer.

Always make sure that you are making use of the most recent and latest device drivers, and also that are compatible with your system requirements and specifications, as this can be extremely useful in resolving printer issues.

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