Help Needed: Accessing Canon S820 Printer connected to PC from Mac

swiftaw

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Jan 31, 2005
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I just bought a powerbook and I love it. Now, I have a windows XP machine to which is connected a Canon S820 printer.

I want to be able to print from my powerbook.

Now, I can see the printer from the powerbook, but I couldnt find a preinstalled driver for the S820, so I went to the Canon website and downloaded the OS X driver for the S820.

Here's my problem, after the driver has intalled and the machine has rebooted I cannot find the driver anywhere, it doesnt show up on my list of installed printer drivers and I cant select it manually cos I dont know where to look.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks

EDIT: Having researched further, I have learned about CUPS printer drivers which is what is used to print from windows machines. Does anyone know if there is a CUPS driver for the Canon S820
 

varmit

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When installing it, you can choose to use a CUPS driver for some printers. Are you using Rendezvous or Windows Printing to find your Pinter?
 

swiftaw

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I am using Windows Printing to find it.

I think the problem is that there isnt a CUPS printer driver for that model (S820) only the S800.
 
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