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MacbookPro 10.7.5 says printer not connected

by auntkalei / September 23, 2012 8:35 AM PDT

I haven't been able to print wirelessly for a couple of weeks as the computer says printer is not connected. I have a canon multifunction pima 8210. It worked fine for the longest time, but can't get it working now. The printer itself says that it is connected to the access point. I have downloaded updated driver....but to no avail.

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Best Answer chosen by auntkalei

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Try this
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 23, 2012 9:14 AM PDT

Delete the printer from printer list and then re-add it.

Usually works


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Thanks, but now I can't re-install!
by auntkalei / September 23, 2012 2:16 PM PDT
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I did what you suggested, but when I go to add printer, I can't get it to let me type anything in, and doesn't display a list of choices! Help again!!!

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Connect it via the USB cable and see if it works then
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 23, 2012 10:47 PM PDT

if it does, that kinda rules out the printer as the problem.

Alternatively, re-run any software that came with the printer and re-establish the wireless network


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