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Solving error code 2,140,21 or 2140,21 on Canon printers

Solving error code 2,140,21 or 2140,21 on Canon printers
MAJ 11/06/17

Error 2,140,21 or 2,157,50 appears on Canon printers when the scanner is used.
  • "Printer is in use or an error has occurred. Check status. Scanner driver will be closed. Code : 2,140,21"


Solution 1:
  • On Windows: go to "devices"
  • Click on "Printer"
  • Click on "Stop printing".

Solution 2:
  • Reinstate the driver of the printer.

Solution 3:
  • Turn off the firewall

Solution 4:
  • Sometimes, replacing the cartridge could solve the problem.

Comments

Ar Yan said…
thanq so much. . . .
Anonymous said…
Dump this shit! I cannot scan nor print greyscale if the color tint is freshed out. Either it adds color tint to black and white documents or it is a complet liability.
Lenny Li said…
Our model is MX497 and after I retried reinserting the cartridges and inputting the settings on the lcd display the error is gone. This is a brand new printer/scanner and how stupid is their design!!! I just cant correlate how ink cartridges are related to the scanner!
Anonymous said…
thanks a lot it works
Yatzec M said…
Stupid canon, i can't use scanner too, without cartridges. I bought it only for scanning.
Unknown said…
How to go... my Win 7 Ultimate

On Windows: go to "devices"
Click on "Printer"
Click on "Stop printing".

anyone can help me? skype: bimbd.com
How to solve error code E000732-0001 on Canon IR 2870 Black & White scanner machine plc help video
Jann Lassalle said…
Hi,

Try this for the error code e000732-0001:
http://fix-your-printer.blogspot.fr/2014/03/how-to-solve-error-code-e000732-0001-on.html
Anonymous said…
Really SHit..canon e400 is really a shit printer can not scan nor can print...

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