Canon i455 problems

  clayton 22:02 31 Oct 2004

My sister has a canon i455 printer, we are unable to print text with it though, pictures are fine ive downloaded new drivers used the print head cleaning, ive also fitted the printer to my pc but with the same problem, i cant see why it wont print a letter if i can print colour photos, any ideas ???

  THE TERMINATOR 00:54 01 Nov 2004

Is the colour adjustment set to auto?

  THE TERMINATOR 00:58 01 Nov 2004

start the status monitor in properties>maintenance tab, and see how your ink levels are. Have you installed ink and not reset the counters?

  THE TERMINATOR 01:04 01 Nov 2004

I don't suppose you have PRINT TO FILE enabled?

  Al94 13:13 01 Nov 2004

It may be that the print head has dried out, seems a common problem with certain Canon printers especially if not used for a while. I sorted mine my taking the print head out and soaking it in a saucer of lukewarm water and giving it a good clean, dry out using paper towels and then run a deep clean with a new cartridge. I make sure to print something weekly. Also see this post click here

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