Canon Printer With Snow Leopard

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Mac12345, Sep 3, 2009.

  1. Mac12345 macrumors newbie

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    Has anyone got a work around for the Canon IPF500 printer.

    I need to get this working, but waiting for new driver to be released from Canon.

    Anyone know any temporary fixes?

    Thanks.
     
  2. maflynn Moderator

    maflynn

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    I have a canon P9000 MKII and I too am waiting for the release of the new drivers. I tried all sorts of work arounds to get that puppy to print. In the end, I restored my leopard backup and shelved SL until I get those drivers in hand.

    Give it time, canon will release them. Don't forget, apple threw everyone a curve by releasing SL early. Many of the vendors were putting the final touches on their drivers/apps for an october release and boom, apple unleashes snow leopard in August.
     
  3. jmpage2 macrumors 68030

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    Apple didn't throw anyone under the bus. Beta loads of SL have been available for months. While it is understandable for major applications to need additional time for a SL re write it does not take that long for a driver fix, as can be seen by HP, Samsung and others providing drivers on launch day.

    As to the specific issue, I have posted a detailed workaround to load older Leopard drivers for Canon printers onto Snow Leopard and it works.

    Lastly, Canon started releasing updated drivers Tuesday night. Most printers now have SL drivers.
     

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