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I have a computer with windows xp connected with usb to my canon pixma mp780 and connected to my network my laptop with windows 7 is connected with wlan to the network.the laptop see the printer but i cannot install a driver i trying all the drivers from cannon for win 7 but he can't install a working driver whatever i try nothing is working.

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I've had a similar problem trying to print to a printer that was not on my laptop but connected to the network through a desktop that was connected to the WiFi router and a cable modem.

If you can see the printer, maybe the driver is already installed.
In my experience, I had to log on as the administrator to print to the printer but I have windows 7 on all 4 of my computers.

I don't have xp anymore.

Maybe xp is the problem.

Posted on Jul 12, 2010

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Is the Canon PIXMA MP780 compatible with Toshiba laptops?


Hello.

Yes .. depending what operating system you have installed (Windows XP, Vista, etc.).

Here's a link for your Canon printer:

http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/printers_multifunction/pixma_mp_series/pixma_mp780?selectedName=BoxContent#DriversAndSoftware


Select your operating system, download and install the driver.

Hope this helps.

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Canon pixma mp780 Drivers and manuals for Windows and MAC OS


Here I will show you where to find drivers and manuals for the Canon Pixma Mp780 photo all in one printer.

Drivers for this printer are available for Windows 98, windows ME, windows Xp, Windows Vista, windows vista 64bit editions, windows 7 and windows 7 64bit editions.

On the Mac side drivers are available for Mac OS X 10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6

A full on screen manual, quick start guide and other instructions are also available.

To download these drivers and or documentation for your printer please visit
THIS PAGE


Note that the picture below reads Mp730, but the actual page linked will be for your 780.
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1. Click on Drivers & downloads

2. Select your OS ( Operating system, windows, mac etc )

3. All available drivers, documents etc will be available below.
For some of the documents a PDF reader may be required to open and read / print them.

To obtain a PDF reader, read this page
PDF Documents. Pdf reader(s)

Thank you for reading and I hope your printer is up and running again.
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Can i connect my canon pixma mp780 using wireless feature?


The specifications for this printer reveals it has no network capabilities at all.
You can connect this printer to a computer and set it up as a shared printer and if you have a wireless router connected to this computer and printer then you can print from a laptop using a wireless connection.

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Hello,

The MP780 is not a wireless printer. It must be connected via a USB cable. Please see the information here:

Canon MP780 Support

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Is the printer connected via USB to the XP computer?
How did you map the shared printer (ie; what port)
When you're on a Vista machine, go to Network, find thw XP computer, explore, can you access the printer through this method? I need to know if Vista machines were set up with this printer on Local Port or Connected to this machine.

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yes easy to fix, just share your print driver give it a share name like canonmp780 on the pc it is connected to
then get on your laptop asuming its on your wireless network and in the start bar run this command. \\ your computer name one printer is connected to \ canonmp780.
so if your computer name is windows and your printer name is canonmp780 the run command will be: \\windows\canonmp780 hope this helps and really easiest way to connect to it.
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USB malfunctioned message


1)right click the my computer icon
2)click properties and then click hardware n go to device manager.
3)uninstall all usb ports and then scan for hardware changes
4)ur pc will detect your printer and ask for printer drivers
5)re load drivers and your pc will communicate with your printer
6)for reloding install the cd follow the instructions on the screen and click next
7)restart when the printer is loded.connect the wires and cords properly

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Canon PIXMA MP780


The problem is not the printer or the make of printer: The problem lies with the PC

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