Canon PIXMA MX860 Software Download and Wireless Setup

Canon PIXMA MX860 Software Download and Wireless Setup For Windows, Mac, Linux –  PIXMA MX860 aimed for office use, but it also has a lot of useful features that it can also be a choice of personal home printer. This printer offers you ease of access and also high-quality result. Besides making great result for printing work, Pixma MX860 can also be used for a scanner, copier, and even fax machine. With this one printer, you don’t need any other machine to help you with your work. The input and output tray of this printer can hold up to 150 sheets of paper. It also has ADF feature which stands for Automatic Document Feeder, that can hold up to 35 pages of documents.

Canon PIXMA MX860 also capable of producing duplex printing, which is printing on two sides of the paper at once. This feature can save a lot of efforts and also time, making your work easier and also faster. When not connected to a computer, this printer can be a standalone scanner and copier machine too. You can also work more efficiently with emails because you can attach files and from the scanner and email it directly.

The scanner of Canon PIXMA MX860 can scan up to legal-sized documents, and also capable of the duplex scan.

Also, update driver: Canon PIXMA MX490 Driver 

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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)

Software & Driver Installation For Canon PIXMA MX860

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MX860 Installation Steps by Steps Using Free Download

This time, without CD installation or automatic wizard, will be used for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX860.

Follow the instruction below:

  1. Ensure that you have software file or driver setup of Canon PIXMA MX860. In case you don’t have, the link below is for anyone who needs the software file.
  2. USB cable is necessary, thus you can connect your computer and the printer. USB cable usually comes with the printer package.

After you are done with the preparations for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX860 using Setup File, below mentioned is what to do with the installation.

  1. Switch ON Canon PIXMA MX860 and your computer.
  2. Before it’s instructed, don’t connect the USB cable of PIXMA MX860.
  3. Canon MX860 driver setup should be downloaded, thus you can start the installation.
  4. Anytime driver setup installation is done, connect PIXMA MX860 USB cable. The wizard, then, will detect the USB cable. Once the USB cable is detected, you will be led to the installation instructions of Canon PIXMA MX860.
  5. You only need to follow the installation steps-by-steps.
  6. Anytime the installation is complete, Canon PIXMA MX860 is ready to use.

Method 2: Manual Setting Up Of Canon PIXMA MX860 Drivers

Considering this approach or method for the installation, find Add A Printer selection you get from the inbuilt feature for Windows.

Prepare:

  1. Canon PIXMA MX860 Driver Setup file or Software. Don’t have the Driver Setup file, find them through the link that is available.
  2. Canon PIXMA MX860 USB cable is necessary

The Installation Steps-by-Steps:

  1. Switch ON your devices, both Canon PIXMA MX860 and your computer.
  2. Pair the Canon PIXMA MX860 USB cable and your computer.
  3. Setup file of Canon PIXMA MX860 should be extracted which file you can find through TEMP folder.
  4. Hit start, then Control Panel, and locate View Devices & Printer when it comes to Windows 7 and Vista. Hit Fax & Printers for XP users.
  5. Locate Add a Printer.
  6. Finish with it, provide the path for the extracted setup file.
  7. Follow the installation instructions from the wizard.
  8. The installation of Canon PIXMA MX860 is complete, and the printer is now can be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MX860 Installation Driver Free Download

Using software CD or Automatic Wizard for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX860

Ensure that you prepare:

  1. Your computer should have installed DVD/CD drive.
  2. Grab Canon PIXMA MX860 Driver CD or Software Disk that you get from the printer package.
  3. Another thing that you need is USB cable that is used to connect your computer and printer. This one also becomes one package with the printer.

For the installation process of Canon PIXMA MX860 using CD Drive, follow the below mentioned.

  1. Switch ON the devices which are needed for the installation process of Canon PIXMA MX860, such as, the printer itself and your computer.
  2. Only when it is suggested, don’t connect the Canon MX860 to your computer.
  3. Get the CD disk of your PIXMA MX860 to your computer DVD/CD drive. When the instructions for the installation pop up, follow them.
  4. Connect Canon MX860 USB cable to your computer anytime the setup wizard instructs you.
  5. It sometimes takes until PIXMA MX860 USB cable gets detected. Afterward, the instructions for the installation process will appear to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MX860 is now ready for you to use when the installation is complete.

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

(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.

canonupdates.com will give you the official driver and software that you can directly download from this link below. Of course, the steps by step are also easy to follow.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
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 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 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

Manuals are available in PDF format and HTML format

PDF format

Memo: File names having the extension.pdf are PDF files.
You need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to read PDF files.

Follow the instructions below to download manuals in PDF format.

  • Click the file name you want to download. The download will start automatically.
  • Files will be saved on the computer desktop.
  • Double-click the downloaded file to open it.

HTML format

Follow the instructions below to download the compressed files on Windows.

  • Click the file link, select Save, and specify the directory to save the file. The download will start automatically.
  • Downloaded files will be saved in the specified folder in a self-extracting form (.exe format).
  • Double-click the files to decompress them and save them in the same folder.
  • To open and HTML format manual double-click the file.html in the folder.

Follow the instruction below to download the compressed files on Macintosh.

  • Click the file name you want to download. The download will start automatically.
  • Files will be saved on the computer desktop.
  • Double-click the downloaded files. Files will be decompressed automatically, and the Photo Application Guide folder will be created on your computer’s desktop.
  • To open an HTML-format manual, double-click the file.html in the folder.

Canon PIXMA MX860 Software Download and Wireless Setup For Windows, Mac, Linux

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA MX860 since you can download them on our site Canon Printer Support that provides the download link for both software and driver of canon series from the Official site. You need only to hit the download link below and then follow the instructions manually. User manual can be downloaded as well, thus you effortlessly can finish the installation process.

Canon PIXMA MX860 Software Download