Canon PIXMA MX860 Driver Download and Manual Installation

Canon PIXMA MX860 Driver Download and Manual Installation For Windows, Mac, Linux – There are a lot of people who are using their printer for the printing purpose only, though the printer offers many features that they can use. For those who want to buy PIXMA MX860 printer, you can make sure that you will be able to use more features that this printer offers. That is because this printer has the simple user interface that you can simply learn within minutes.

Unlike many other printers that require you to do many things from your computer or laptop, this printer is not like that. That is because you can find most of the buttons on the body of this printer. As an addition, the top screen of this Canon MX860 also shows many things that you need if you want to use all of the features from this printer. This one is totally nice and convenient for many of those rookies.

With the simple user interface and the considerably big touch screen display on the top of this printer, you can make sure that nothing is missed when you want to use some other additional features from this Canon PIXMA MX860 such as the resize, fast copy, fast scanning, and many other features.

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Canon PIXMA MX860 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Canon PIXMA MX860 Specification

Printer
Printing Technology Inkjet
Maximum Resolution 9600 x 2400 dpi
Minimum Ink Droplet Size 1 Picoliter
Ink Type Canon ChromaLife 100 Ink
Ink Palette Pigment Black, Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Ink Cartridge Configuration 5 Individual Ink Cartridges
Print Speed Black Documents: Up to 8.4ppm
Color Documents: Up to 5.6ppm
Borderless 4 x 6″ Photo: 41 seconds
Input Buffer Not Specified By Manufacturer
Printer Duty Cycle Not Specified By Manufacturer
Print Archival Life Up to 100 Years
Scanner
Image Sensor Tri-color Linear Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Optical Resolution 2400 x 4800 dpi
Interpolated Resolution 19,200 x 19,200 dpi
Color Depth 48-Bit
Dynamic Range Not Specified By Manufacturer
Light Source RGB LEDs
Reflective Scan Area 8.5 x 11.7″
Transparency Scan Area N/A
Fax
Modem Speed 33.6 Kbps
Transmission Speed Black Documents: 3 Seconds per Page
Color Documents: 1 Second per Page
Transmission/Reception Memory Up to 250 Pages
Fax Resolution Up to 600 dpi
Dialing Options Up 100 Speed Dialing Locations
Receiver Options Not Specified By Manufacturer
Copier
Copy Speed Up to 27 Seconds per Page
Copy Resolution Up to 600 dpi
Reduction/Enlargement 25 – 400%
Copy Features 4-in-1 / 2-in-1 Copy, Auto Exposure, Auto Duplex, Borderless, Fit-to-Page, Gutter Shadow Correction, Image Repeat, Intensity, Multiple Copy (1-99 pages), Preset Copy Ratios, Sort, Sticker Copying, Zoom
Paper Handling
Maximum Paper Width 8.5″
Maximum Printable Area 8.5 x 14″ with border
8.5 x 11″ borderless
Paper Sizes All Standard Paper Sizes Up to US Legal
Borderless Photo Sizes All Standard and Custom Sizes Up to 8.5 x 11″
Paper Types All Inkjet Compatible Papers
Maximum Paper Thickness Up to 260 gsm
Paper Capacity 150 Pages
Special Media Support Canon Specialty Papers
Connectivity
Computer Interface Wireless LAN (802.11b/g), USB 2.0, Ethernet
Compatible Memory Cards SD/SDHC, MMC/MMC+, minSD/SDHC, RS-MMC, MicroSD/SDHC, CompactFlash, Memory Stick/PRO/Duo/PRO Duo, xD/TypeM/TypeH
Direct Print Capable Yes
Network Capable Yes
PostScript Support No
System & Software Requirements Windows 2000 (SP4), XP, Vista
Mac OS X (10.3.9 or later)
Physical
Status Display 2.5″ LCD
Image Preview Display Yes
Front Panel Controls Yes
Power Requirements 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Dimensions 19.4 x 17.1 x 8.9″ (493 x 435 x 226mm)
Weight 26.4 lbs (12kg)

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Canon PIXMA MX860 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX860 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX860. The first method is to install the driver of the printer without the use of CD Driver. The driver will be downloaded from the internet and there have been provided software that can be downloaded easily. In this case, there are several things that you for this first method:

  1. The most important thing that you must have is the driver of Canon PIXMA MX860. In this case, you can download the driver for free by clicking the provided link below.
  2. Then, you will also need a USB cable to connect the PC and printer. Actually, this cable has been provided and it can be found in the printer package.

After you provide those two important things, then you can follow the complete steps.

  1. The first step to do is to turn on your computer and also the Canon PIXMA MX860.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon MX860 to the computer. You will do this when you have the application installed.
  3. After that, you can start to download the driver of PIXMA MX860 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon MX860 to the computer using the provided USB cable. When the printer is connected, the installed driver will be able to analyze the printer. When PIXMA MX860 has been detected, you only need to follow the next instructions.
  5. You will find several instructions and you only need to follow them.
  6. When you have completed the installation and configuration processes, the Canon PIXMA MX860 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX860 Driver Manually

The second way is to install the printer driver manually using the provided feature of “Add a printer” in the Windows. In this case, there are several things that you need to prepare:

  1. You must have the software or driver of Canon PIXMA MX860 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MX860 and this has been included in the printer package.

When you have provided those two things, you can start the installation process:

  1. First, you need to make sure that your computer and the Canon PIXMA MX860 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect PIXMA MX860 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon MX860 and then open the location of installed driver.
  4. Then, you can open the control panel of your printer to get the access of adding a new device of the printer.
  5. When you have found the menu of “add a printer”, you can just click it.
  6. After clicking it, you can give the location of extracted driver files.
  7. You only need to follow the instruction of the wizard to complete the installation.
  8. When the process finishes, your Canon PIXMA MX860 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MX860 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX860 driver is by using the provided CD. In this case, there are several things that you need:

  1. You need to make sure that your PC have CD/DVD drive.
  2. You also need to CD of Canon PIXMA MX860 driver that can be found in the printer package.
  3. You also need USB cable to connect the printer to the PC and this has been provided in the package.

For installing the driver, you can follow the instruction of the installation process using the CD of Canon PIXMA MX860 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MX860.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon MX860 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of PIXMA MX860 to the CD/DVD drive. When it is inserted, you can follow the setup wizard and complete the installation.
  4. After this, you can plug in the USB cable of Canon MX860 and connect the printer to the computer when the setup wizard asks you to plug in and connect the USB cable.
  5. You need to wait for awhile until the cable of PIXMA MX860 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon MX860 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX860 Printer Driver on MacOS

How to install driver of Canon PIXMA MX860 in Mac:

  • First, you need the file of the driver. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in the certain folder. You can see it at the computer settings.
  • Second, you need to double click the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  • The third step is that you need to double click again the mounted Disk Image.
  • At last, double clicking the packaged driver file. Do not worry, the installation is about to be started automatically.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX860 Printer Driver on Linux

Requirements:

  1. A Linux-run device
  2. A Common Unix Printer Service (CUPS) installed on the device.

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer and run the CUPS.
  2. Visit the web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser and navigate to localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the printer.
  5. On the browser, go to Administration tab and select Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. Enter username and password.
  8. Your printer (Canon PIXMA MX860) should be on the list displayed. Select it and press Continue.
  9. CUPS detect and add the printer.
  10. A configuration window will pop up, fill values as needed.
  11. The printer is ready to use.

How to Uninstall Canon PIXMA MX860 Printer Driver

For Windows:

  1. Look for the Windows button on your device’s keyboard.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Look for Uninstall a Program tab, select it.
  4. Look for the name of the printer driver you wish to uninstall.
  5. Click on the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until the process is done.

For Mac:

  1. Open Apple Menu.
  2. Select System Preferences.
  3. Select Printers and Scanners.
  4. Choose a printer driver that you wish to uninstall. (Select Canon PIXMA MX860 if your printer is of that type.)
  5. Click Remove.

For Linux:

  1. Go to Application.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Select Printers. Printer window will pop up.
  4. Locate Unlock button on the upper right section, select it.
  5. Enter password.
  6. Locate the Canon PIXMA MX860 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX860 Wireless Connection Setup

(Note: If the printer is compatible with wireless)

Connecting with WPS

Requirement:

  1. Physical WPS push button must be present.
  2. The network must use WPA or WPA2 security.

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press and hold WPS button for 5 seconds, release.
  2. Press OK button after 2 minutes.
  3. After the connection is made, press OK to complete setup.

Install software for PIXMA MX860.

If the connection still fails, please contact manufacturer.

Standard Connection Method

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press the Stop/Reset button
  2. Select Standard setup then press OK button to start process of standard setup.

Printer is searching for available wireless network.

  1. Use navigation arrows to select access point (the name of your network). Press OK.

Press left function button to search again if you cannot see your network on the list.

  1. Press OK to input/edit network password (case sensitive).

Use the virtual keyboard to enter a password. Follow the procedure as instructed:

  1. Password is case sensitive. Press the center function button to navigate between numeric, upper case, and lower case.
  2. Use navigation arrows to pick a character on the keyboard, press OK to confirm selection, and move another character.
  3. Repeat step (a) and (b) for more characters to input.
  4. After inputting password, press left function button to complete.
  5. Confirm your password. Press OK to edit, if needed.
  6. Press left function button to complete setup. Press OK.

Follow by installing software for PIXMA MX860.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX860-factory default settings

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select Setup icon.
  2. Press the right function button.

Step 3

  1. Use left navigation arrow to select Device Settings.
  2. Press OK.

Step 4

  1. Use up navigation arrow to access LAN settings.
  2. Press OK.
  3. Use down navigation arrow to select Yes for reset setting.
  4. Press OK.
  5. WLAN Settings now reset. A message [Processing….Please wait momentarily] is shown.
  6. Press OK to complete resetting WLAN.

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Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
PIXMA MX860 series Mini Master Setup (Windows 8.1 x64/8 x64/7 x64/Vista64)1.0333 MBDownload
PIXMA MX860 series Mini Master Setup (Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP)1.0332 MBDownload
PIXMA MX860 series MP Driver (Windows 8.1 x64/8 x64/7 x64/Vista64) 1.0318 MBDownload
PIXMA MX860 series Mini Master Setup (Windows 2000)1.0232 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.48.6 MBDownload
PIXMA MX860 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.018 MBDownload
PIXMA MX860 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
PIXMA MX860 series MP Driver (Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP)1.0317 MBDownload
PIXMA MX860 series MP Driver (Windows 2000)1.0217 MBDownload
MP Drivers for Network (Mac OS X 10.6)1.0037 MBDownload
MP Drivers (Windows 2000/7/XP/Vista_32-bit)1.0117 MBDownload
MP Drivers (XP x64)1.0111 MBDownload
Multifunctional Device Drivers (Windows 2000/Vista/XP-32 bit)1.0117 MBDownload
Multifunctional Drivers for Network ( Windows Vista/XP/32-Bit)1.0132 MBDownload
Multifunctional Drivers for Network - Vista641.0132 MBDownload
Printer Driver for (Mac OSX/10.3/10.4/10.5)7.16.07.2 MBDownload
PIXMA MX860 series Scanner Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)14.11.4a13 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source File)1.31.2 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm)1.3586 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (deb)1.3609 KBDownload
Source file for Printer Driver for Linux3.13 MBDownload
Printer Driver for Linux (rpm)3.11.6 MBDownload
Printer Driver for Debian Linux3.11.6 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)4.0.07.1 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows XP)3.3.1293 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.05.6 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows XP x64)1.7.015 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.7.015 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)4.7.05.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.7.058 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)4.7.0102 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11 /10.10 /10.9 /10.8)3.5.0300 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)3.5.0294 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X v10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.7.058 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.05.6 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.5.058 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11 /10.10 /10.9 /10.8 /10.7)4.6.15.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11 /10.10 /10.9 /10.8 /10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
IJ Network Driver Network Tool (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)2.5.71.9 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X10.10 /10.9 /10.8 /10.7)2.1.430 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)2.1346 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows XP x64)1.6.015 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.5.058 MBDownload
Solution Menu (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)1.4.1711 KBDownload
Solution Menu (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.4.1a2.2 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 2.1 Opener (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.0.0a2.1 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Mac OS X 10.5/10.6)1.1.09.8 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)2.1.330 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 2.1 Opener (OS X 10.6)1.0.0223 KBDownload
Solution Menu (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)1.4.31.7 MBDownload
Windows Adobe RGB 1998 Installer Program (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000/Me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.5) 1.0.0289 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 2000)2.9.52.7 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Power PC (OS X 10.4/10.5)3.2.04.8 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows XP x64)2.1244 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 2000)3.2.043 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Setup Tool For (Mac OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)2.7.03.2 MBDownload
PIXMA MX860 series User Manual (Windows)1.2018 MBDownload
PIXMA MX860 series User Manual (Mac)1.1054 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for Canon IJ Network Tool (Windows)1.00803 KBDownload

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Canon PIXMA MX860 Driver Download and Manual Installation for Windows, Mac, Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MX860 for free. You do not need to find other websites because the site of Canon Printer Drivers already provides the access to download the application. You only need to click the web link provided below to download the driver. Then, you can follow the manual instruction. There is also an alternative to downloading the user manual to complete the process of installation.