Canon Pixma MP145/MP160 currently don’t have a software reset tool. But you can reset it by access to manufacture secret code. This method has been tested successful. Do it step by step:
- With the printer powered off but connected to a power source, press the Power button while pressing and holding the Stop/ Reset button.
- When the Power is lit, press the Stop/Reset button two times while pressing and holding the Power button.
- When releasing the Power button and the Stop / Reset button (regardless of order), the printer will move into a service mode. (Waiting for menu selection)
- When the on/off lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button the specified number of time(s) according to the function listed in the table below.(Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in orange and green, starting with orange.)note: press 4 times for waste ink counter reset.
|The number of the Reset button pressing||LED||Function Remarks|
|0 time||Green||Power off|
|1 time||Orange||Service pattern print|
|2 times||Green||EEPROM print|
|3 times||Orange||EEPROM reset|
|4 times||Green||Waste ink counter reset|