Skip navigation

My Canon MX870 printer keeps showing "communication error" and won't print. Absolutely nothing has changed.

6873 Views 19 Replies Latest reply: Sep 3, 2013 6:23 PM by kshossin RSS
1 2 Previous Next
kshossin Calculating status...
Currently Being Moderated
Jul 16, 2012 1:54 PM

I've been using my Canon MX870 successfully for nearly 2 years. I've done nothing to my computer set-up. I print from my

MAC laptop via Wi-Fi to the printer. No wires are loose or disconnected. It just all of a sudden stopped accepting print jobs. Not always; sometimes it will print just fine. Other times, and most frequently, I get an error message saying "a communication error has occured." NEED HELP!

MacBook Pro (15-inch 2.53 GHz), Mac OS X (10.7.4), Canon PIXMA MX870 printer
1 2 Previous Next

Actions

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (2)

Legend

  • This solved my question - 10 points
  • This helped me - 5 points
This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.