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Wireless Set-up of Canon® PIXMA MX860 Printer
What are the different issues that can occur while setting up of Canon PIXMA MX860 wireless printers?
Canon PIXMA MX860 wireless set-up has been specifically designed keeping into concern the user interface and the simplicity of operating functions. Setting up Canon PIXMA MX860 and the task of configuring the set-up can be accomplished with quite an ease. The printer includes a separate package for the head software, making it pretty concise. With the help of the instruction manual, you can make the printer ready to use, within no time. Once the printer is installed, it can deliver spontaneous and uncomplicated methodology for printing quality prints. The special printer tray lessens the difficulty for paper arrangement regularly and also offers better paper capacity. Canon PIXMA MX869 printer, unlike any other printer in the class, replaces the hassle of ink leak through needles, and henceforth, the cost of ink is relatively decreased to the maximum extent. The decent printing speed enhances its utilization for multiple users to print simultaneously.
Following details can help in establishing wireless set-up of Canon PIXMA MX860 printer:
- Connecting the printer to a wireless network
- Setting up wireless printer connection
- Common issues
Connecting the printer to a wireless network
With Canon PIXMA MX860 wireless set-up, connecting the printer to your wireless network becomes an easy task. Although you need to gather information about your wireless network, include SSID and network key before setting up the printer. The printer for the purpose to be shared on the network needs to acquire an IP address through your wireless network. Once the printer is installed on the shared wireless network after getting connected to the correct SSID broadcasted by your wireless router and passing through the security encryption, it can show up under the list of devices on the network. After this complete process, all the users connected to the network may be able to share the printer simultaneously through print commands from respective computers.
Setting up wireless printer connection
Though most of the Windows Operating Systems are capable well enough to easily detect the wireless printer and print without any hassle, there are some precautionary measures nevertheless that can be followed. Keep the printer within an easy and recommended wireless range to your wireless router and make sure that there are no electromagnetic devices placed near to either of the wireless devices. Make your wireless network secured by adding the WEP or WAP encryption so that no unauthorized user can get into your wireless network and try printing unnecessarily. During the first time installation, once the set-up is complete, do not forget to install the appropriate drivers for specific Operating System on each of the computer with which you intend to use the printer or else it may not be able to print even after the printer has been successfully added to your wireless network.
While setting up the wireless printer, there are numerous issues which you may face or encounter. Depending on the status of printer, if it is not the first-time installation, you may need to uninstall and reinstall the printer. Every installation requires drivers, which are specific to the Operating System, to be loaded; inappropriate drivers can lead to internal conflict making the device non-functional. Drivers can be loaded from the disc, and in case of unavailability of disc, expert is required to search the correct driver programs from product’s official site and recognize the compatible driver according to model number. Often problems may arise with the printers for the spooler issues, which are related to the spooler services, or you might sometimes face issues like slow printing speed. For resolving these issues, you need to take the help of an expert.
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