How to Use ServiceTool V2000.exe to Reset Canon Printers
ServiceTool V2000.exe is a program that allows you to perform various service mode operations on some Canon printers. You can use it to reset the ink absorber counter, print test pages, check the ink level, change the region code, and more. However, this program only works with Windows XP and some specific printer models. In this article, we will show you how to download and use ServiceTool V2000.exe to reset your Canon printer.
Download ServiceTool V2000.exe
You can download ServiceTool V2000.exe from various online sources, such as PrinterKnowledge[^1^], Elektroda[^2^], or ProcessChecker[^3^]. However, be careful not to download any malicious or corrupted files that may harm your computer or printer. You should also scan the downloaded file with an antivirus program before running it. No installation is necessary, just unzip the file and run it.
Enter Service Mode
Before you can use ServiceTool V2000.exe, you need to put your printer into service mode. This is a special mode that allows you to access the printer's settings and functions that are not normally available. To enter service mode, follow these steps:
Turn off your printer by pressing the power button. Do not disconnect any cables from the printer.
Press and hold the Stop button (the red triangle) and then press and hold the Power button (the green circle).
When the Power LED lights up in green, release the Stop button but keep holding the Power button.
While holding the Power button, press the Stop button twice and then release both buttons.
The Power LED will blink green and then stay on. The LCD display will show two lines of text: \"Service mode\" and \"Idle\".
Note: The procedure for entering service mode may vary depending on your printer model and software version. Refer to your printer's service manual for more details.
Use ServiceTool V2000.exe
Once your printer is in service mode, you can run ServiceTool V2000.exe on your computer. Make sure no other printers are connected to your computer. You will see a window with two tabs: Main and Clear Ink Counter. On the Main tab, you can perform various operations such as:
Test Print: This will print a test page with a nozzle check pattern and some information about your printer.
EEPROM: This will show you the EEPROM information of your printer, such as serial number, model name, region code, etc.
EEPROM Save: This will save the EEPROM information of your printer to a file on your computer.
EEPROM Clear: This will erase the EEPROM information of your printer and restore it to factory defaults.
Region Set: This will allow you to change the region code of your printer. Different regions have different ink cartridges and paper sizes.
Clean Ink Counter: This will clean the ink absorber pads inside your printer that collect excess ink during printing or cleaning cycles.
Ink Absorber Counter: This will show you the ink absorber level of your printer. When it reaches 100%, you need to replace or clean the ink absorber pads.
Ink Absorber Counter Set: This will allow you to change the ink absorber level of your printer from 0% to 100% in increments of 10%.
Error Code: This will show you any error codes that your printer may have encountered.
Error Code Clear: This will clear any error codes that your printer may have encountered.
Note: Be careful not to use any operations that you are not familiar with or that are not necessary for your purpose. You may damage your printer or change vital settings that affect its performance. Always refer to your printer's service manual for more details and instructions.
On the Clear Ink Counter tab, you can reset the ink absorber counter of your printer. This is useful when you have cleaned or replaced the ink absorber pads and want to clear the error message that tells you 061ffe29dd