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Cannot print from Apple MacBook to Canon MX310

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  • nathan541 May 11, 2010

    you need to be a little clearer as to the problem - a cable? Do you get an error message?

  • nathan541 May 11, 2010

    Have you ever printed to it before?

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First, check your USB printer connection to your Macbook from your Pixma MX310 printer.

If the USB cable is securely seated, make sure you have installed the updated drivers for your version of Mac OS X. Here is the Link:
Canon Pixma MX 310 Drivers for Mac OS X (v10.6/10.5 and earlier).

If you have already updated your printer drivers to the most current Canon Pixma update for your version of Mac OS X, then click on the Apple menu icon, located in the upper left corner of your screen and select System Preferences.

• From System Preferences, select Print & Fax.
• Within the Print tab, make sure you can see your Canon listed in that window.

If you can, proceed to perform a test print on any document you have on your desktop or folder of choice. If this does not help, from within the Print tab, select the Canon and press the "-" Minus button and remove that printer.
• Once it is removed, now click the "+" button
and re-add your printer.
• Once it has been added, attempt to test print again.

This should help get your printer back to printing again.

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Have you selected the printer? when you press print (apple key and "p" together) the drop down box has on the first line a printer select feature, click on the square with a little up and down arrow and it will expand to a list, select your printer if it is on the list, if not click the "add printer" button and follow instructions. Unless instructed otherwise OSX installs drivers for most printers.

Posted on Aug 13, 2009

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    Chris Edwards Aug 16, 2009

    Try to print (apple key and "p" together) the print window, first line has a blue button with small up and down arrows, click on this and there is a facility to select printer.

  • Chris Edwards
    Chris Edwards Aug 19, 2009

    try to print (applw key and "p" together and the print window will appear, top line has a blue button, click on button and a menu appears, click add printer and if yours is not there click the browse button, make sure printer is plugged in to power and usb and switched on

  • Chris Edwards
    Chris Edwards Aug 21, 2009

    Try to print, when the print window appears to the left of the top l;ine is a blue box, click on box and a menu appears, second to bottom line is add printer (unless printer is in list then just select it) click add printer and follow instructions

  • Chris Edwards
    Chris Edwards Aug 25, 2009

    Hwat happens when you attempt to print?

  • Chris Edwards
    Chris Edwards Dec 30, 2009

    have you selected it in the print window? also all in ones often come with their own integrated software have you installed it?

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