help with printer set up

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by phat608, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. phat608 macrumors newbie

    Aug 2, 2011
    hi everyone i have a dilema i have recently purchased a mac pro and a canon mg5250 printer the reason for the printer was for its wireless atribute but i can not get it to work with out the usb i get a access problem the com wont find the printer honestly i think im going to have to take it to a computer bloke ive bitten off more then i can chew.
  2. satcomer macrumors 603


    Feb 19, 2008
    The Finger Lakes Region
    What version of OS X are you running? Do you have the correct drivers for the printer? Did you setup the printer on you wireless network yet?

    On Canon printers you first must connect to the printer via USB. Then on a Mac check the Mac's Software Update to get the latest Canon drivers. Then is System Preferences->Print & Fax add the printer and then select the buttons on the right to setup the printer to setup it's wireless connection.

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