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Windows 7: can't install canon mp780


27 Feb 2010   #1

windows 7
 
 
can't install canon mp780

i have tried everything and anything i found listed on here and nothing works.. will not even let me install canon mp780 from cd.. please help! i can't install or download anything for the mp78o except the fax.. thanks in advance..................... THIS PROBLEM WAS FIXED WITH WINDOWS UPDATE... UPDATE HAS THE FIX

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27 Feb 2010   #2

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Have tried here:

PIXMA MP780
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28 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

I know you have stated you have tried everything on here, does it include this fix on this thread?Canon MP780 driver install Fabe
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28 Feb 2010   #4

windows 7
 
 
canon mp780

yes... i tried everything on that thread.. thanks for answering
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28 Feb 2010   #5

windows 7
 
 

yes.. i just tried the pima mp780 site.. printer still won't work
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28 Feb 2010   #6

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Well that' not good to hear, have you tried scrolling down this thread and trying some of the posts in the 2 solved threads on your printer? Fabe
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28 Feb 2010   #7

windows 7
 
 
can't install mp780 printer

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Have tried here:

PIXMA MP780
i tried it and printer still doesn't work.. only installs fax.. try to print and it tries to send a fax
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28 Feb 2010   #8

windows 7
 
 
mp780

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Have tried here:

PIXMA MP780
i am ready to scream, cry or maybe laugh.. can't install mp780 with cd.. won't let me.... tried EVERYTHING listed on this forum.. when do the install new printer, mp780 is not listed.. what do i try next? love this printer.. ready to format and go back to xp...
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28 Feb 2010   #9

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

The only other thing I can think of is to download the windows seven driver from the Pixima MP780 link above. Unpack if needed..stop>Go to device manager (provided your printer is reconized) right click on the printer>update software>browse my computer> let me pick>Have disk>browse>navigate to the folder with the driver in it>click or (double click the .inf file>hit ok> then let it install from their, if it compalins about not being signed click let it install anyways. You may also want to download the quick start guide and read it. With some printers it requires you to start the installation then when prompted connect the USB cable and trun on he printer. You may be able to install the setup.exe file by just using the normal method if this is required. It seems like something is being overlooked since others have had success with this. Good luck. Fabe
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11 May 2010   #10

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

I can get my printer to work if it is connected to my Windows 7 64 bit laptop, and it can print from my XP 32 bit PC, but I cannot get my laptop to print over the network to my XP PC, with a message saying that I do not have the proper driver.
Am I supposed to install a 32 bit XP driver on my laptop, or can't my 32 bit PC that connects to the printer handle that? I don't want to corrupt my laptop 64 bit Windows 7 driver by installing a 32 bit XP over it.

UPDATE: I think this problem was finally solved at this thread: Canon MP780 driver install
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