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Canon wireless MX472 printer won't print from my laptop

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Canon wireless MX472 printer won't print from my laptop anymore....can print from another laptop in the house. The printer app is lost on my laptop. How can I get this app reloaded.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.


My name is***** am sorry to hear that you have this issue, I look forward to assisting you today with your question and providing the best answer possible.

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Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.

Since you can print documents from other system we can confirm that printer side is ok..

It is due to these reasons the mentioned laptop refuse to printer..

1: Incorrect / corrupted printer driver

2: Communication problem with printer due to incorrect printer ip address..

Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.

Before we start, i would like to know the printer setup on your laptop. Would you please answer to my below questions.

1: How's the printer connected? (LAN / USB/ Wifi)

2: WHat's the printer ip address if its connected via LAN / Wifi?

3: Check if you can ping from computer to printer..

Also you may try to reinstall the printer application. You can download app from here


1: Click Above link

2: Click Drivers and softwares

3: Under Recommended Downloads click MX470 series MP Drivers Ver. 1.00 (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7

4: Click Download

Install software after download

Note: Make sure printer is turned on and connected to network before you run software

Please update status


Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.

Dear sir,

Can you update status please



Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.

Dear sir,

Is issue resolved?

Please let me know the update


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