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Canon IP 3000 won't print


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iBM THINKCENTRE TOWER 2.8GHZ 512MB RAM 40GB HDD XP PRO. The Canon IP 3000 printer worked fine for two months, all of a sudden everytime I try to print a webpage or a document I get a down load page that want to make a file of the document , when I click off I see the message the document failed to print. I went to the control panel clicked on printers and faxes my printer is there but there is a Microsoft xps document writer listed as second printer I know I didn't install this. If I uninstll this will my printer work? This document writer could be causing the problem. Any help would be appreciated thanks edge
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If you installed Microsoft .Net Framework v3.0, the XPS Document Writer driver is installed automatically into your 'Printers and Faxes' folder for printing to a file rather than printing to a physical printer.

What's probably happened is that this XPS Document Writer is now the 'default' printer instead of your Canon printer, so when you go to 'File->Print' it sends your document to the wrong printer driver. It's easy to fix:

1. Open 'Control Panel' (classic view).
2. Click "Printers and Faxes".
3. Right-click the icon for your Canon printer.
4. Select "Set as Default Printer".

A tick should now appear beside the Canon printer icon.
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There is a tick beside the the canon icon I tried to print this page the printer still want to send to a file. I didn't install the Microsoft xps document writer
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