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PIXMA G6020 won't print from computer, OK from phone


I recently upgraded from a 12 year old Canon printer that worked perfectly every time until the drivers were out of date and I was forced to buy a new printer.  I purchased the G6020 and have been extremely disappointed in how difficult it is to use.

Right now I am trying to print from my computer, and I always get the message "Cannot communicate with the printer." The printer is connected to WIFI, and I am able to print from my phone - just not my computer.  Any ideas?



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Hi Danny - it is Windows 10 Enterprise.  It's my work computer so the IT team helped me install the drivers.  It worked once or twice and then hasn't worked since.



Is this system running or connected to corporate VPN?  If so, and all of the traffic is being tunneled to the workplace, your computer will not be able to communicate with devices on your local LAN.  Ask your IT dept. to verify if split tunnel is enabled for your VPN client (if applicable).

If this doesn't apply, we'll assist you further with troubleshooting.

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