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Printer Settings Could Not Be Saved


Trying to share my new printer ( canon pixma 4700 ) on my windows 7 network. Previous printer ( canon pixma 4000 ) worked fine. New printer works fine but when i try to share this printer i get the error ( 000006d9).

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Posted On: 2010-01-15 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-06-05 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-22 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-04-19 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-25 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-03-02 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-25 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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