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May 13, 2010

How To Fix Stalled Print Jobs With Stalled Printer Repair

This tips could be useful for those who frequently print documents with many pages. Sometimes, printing process take so long in spooling process. When we print multiple documents,sometimes fail and usually the printer stop printing the documents because of the failure (error) of a queue of data that cannot be removed and we occasionally have to restart the computer to restart the printing process. Obviously this constraint will make us upset because it waste our time and you are also very cumbersome.

Actually,there is small tips to fix the printer with the problem as such with a free software named Stalled Printer Repair. With this software,the printing process can be halted due to various reasons, like data corruption when it being sent to a printer or printing process that is incomplete in sending the data that could not be removed. So that the print queue will not be able to run next. This is usually known by the term stalled or stuck print jobs.
By using Stalled Printer Repair, we can delete all the queues at the printer list, and then restart the printing process without having to restart the computer.
Here are some features of this printing tools application:

  • Detecting the stalled Print Jobs
  • Deletes all lists in the queue that can not print.
  • Applications are portable, no need to install and do not write in the registry
Printer Repair Stalled is so easy to use. After downloading this software, simply unzip and run the program. If there is a queue in the print it will appear like the picture above. Then if you want to delete all the queue, click Purge Print Jobs. Furthermore, we can restart printing process.

May 09, 2010

List of Maintenance Code of Canon MP198

As I told you in the previous post,we can perform maintenance action on Canon Pixma MP198 all in one printer without being connected to the computer. In other word,we can access maintenance menu from the printer display.
To perform maintenance of the machine, press the Maintenance button repeatedly until the desired maintenance code below appears on the LED display, then press the Black or Color button.

List of Maintenance Code

Maintenance Code
Prints the nozzle check pattern.
Performs Print Head Cleaning.
Performs Print Head Deep Cleaning.
Prints the head alignment sheet.
Scans the head alignment sheet.
Prints the current head alignment setting.
Cleans the paper feed roller.
Cleans the bottom plate.

Please see reference for each operation before doing maintenance action.

May 01, 2010

Self Operation Canon MP198: Printing Nozzle Pattern

Canon Pixma MP198 all in one printer is one of multifunction printer which equipped with self operation (maintenance action) on the printer without connecting it to the computer.
In this post,we will perform printing nozzle pattern to check nozzle condition.

  • Make sure that the printer is turned on
  • Load a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper in the Rear Tray
  • Open the Paper Output Tray, then open the Output Tray Extension.
  • Set the Paper Thickness Lever to the left.
Print the nozzle check pattern:
  • Press the MAINTENANCE button repeatedly until A appears.
  • Press the BLACK or COLOR button.
  • The machine prints a nozzle check pattern.
After the printer finished printing nozzle pattern please examine the pattern and take the appropriate action.