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Will not scan to macpowerbook

Scanner function works on windows xp laptop. When connected to macbook pro - scan function does not work.  Any insight is appreciated.

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You were using adifferent system in windows xp.With macintosh, you have to install a mac driver for your canon pixma mp530. Try this link: http://www.canon.com.au/drivers/default.aspx

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You need to get the mac driver installed correctly in the macbook to use the printer

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    Maanita Chadha Apr 23, 2008

    May i please know the model and the make of the product in details so that it can help me resolving the issue is a more prompt manner

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    Maanita Chadha Apr 23, 2008

    Download the driver from this location


    http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/contro...



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    Maanita Chadha Apr 23, 2008

    Download the complete software for the Pixma printer for mac os from the following link and your printer will do all the all in one functions for your macbook.

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