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Canon MG 7500 would not begin printing. After several false

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Canon MG 7500 would not begin printing. After several false starts, now printing very very slowly.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble with this but I'll do my best to help you.

Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Hello Stephen,

if you make a copy directly from the glass, does that print slowly also?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I haven't tried that.The printer is still printing page 12 of 20
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

You'll need to let it finish the current job before we can do anything else with it,

once that is done, please test a copy for me, and we'll take it from there.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
That's going to take a long time. Should I cancel printing?
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

You'll need to let it finish the current job before we can do anything else with it,

once that is done, please test a copy for me, and we'll take it from there.

You can try if you'd like, or let it go if you prefer. Cancelling may not actually stop it, depending on the underlying cause. If you are going to stop it, just press the stop button on the printer itself only once and let it respond on its own (don't try to force anything).

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Copying from glass is going at normal speed.
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for confirming,

are you using the printer on usb or wifi?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Wifi
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Do you have any other computers/devices you can test printing from?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

That does make this more difficult to isolate, as it could be a connection (wifi) issue or a driver issue.

Unplug power to the printer for now, and in the meantime we'll need to delete and reinstall/update the printer drivers.
Are you on a pc or mac?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
pc
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Go here: http://www.justanswer.com/remotedesktop/join.aspx?Session=93939063-a5ce-4b08-a9e7-0bcd27c9086f

Accept the remote session terms,

Then open/run the Elsinore program when prompted.