05-07-2015 07:46 AM
I just worked through a confounding problem connecting my MX860 wirelessly. I just installed WIndows 7, having had XP for 15 years, yes, I am slow to change. I have the original CDs from Canon for the MX860 Installation. I used that software, it did not have Windows 7 drivers on it, so the software went to the official Canon site and downloaded the correct drivers ONLY!. Then the software installation from the CD would continue and would FAIL for the network connection. I uninstalled the software and went through the same process a few more times. Each time it would end up with a "Network Installation Failure". So I then removed all the installed software again, and this time did not use the disc, only the software from the Canon site and Voila! It all works. I must say though, that I installed it as a network printer, installing the drivers and network tool and having to connect each PC via USB during that process seems pretty archaic. One more also, I have a NEXUS 7 and IPhone, and neither can detect the Canon printer with the Canon app. However the Hammermill App works like a charm.
08-22-2015 09:52 AM