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how do I connect pixma mg8150 on my windows 8.1 computer?

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how do I connect pixma mg8150 for wifi on my windows 8.1 computer? thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Michelle replied 1 year ago.
Michelle :

Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be the expert working with you today to help resolve your problem.

Michelle :

how is the printer connected to the computer?

Michelle :

you want to to be configured in wifi with windows 8 computer correct?

JACUSTOMER-trh8jirz- :

currently usb

JACUSTOMER-trh8jirz- :

yes

Michelle :

is it working fine on usb?

JACUSTOMER-trh8jirz- :

yes

Michelle :

Let me check the printer configuration if it supports wifi

JACUSTOMER-trh8jirz- :

o/k

Michelle :

yes it does support wifi

Michelle :

Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n

Michelle :

there are 2 option i can give 1 you follow the steps is give and perform the steps on your own to configure the wireless printer to your computer to make is work.

Michelle :

2nd option i have is an additional remote support on which you sit and watch and i will check the current configuration remove the necessary driver files and then install a new driver software for the printer and configure it for wifi.

JACUSTOMER-trh8jirz- :

if you give list of steps to follow I think it is best option

Michelle :

alright

Michelle :

is the printer connected and powered on right now

JACUSTOMER-trh8jirz- :

yes

Michelle :

Steps to follow:

Michelle :

Power off the printer and do not disconnect the usb cable right now.

JACUSTOMER-trh8jirz- :

done

Michelle :

step 2. go into the control panel on the computer and look for add remove programs and look for the canon pixma mg8150 and remove it from the installed drivers list.

Michelle :

step3. Click here to download pritner driver for windows 8.1 driver.

Michelle :

step 4. Install the printer driver and select wifi when you get a choice during installation, let the usb cable be connected and do not remove it when its installing the wireless driver.

Michelle :

you will be asked to turn on the printer during the driver installation then only you power on the printer.

Michelle :

After the installation is done you will be asked to remove the usb cable then only you remove it.

Michelle :

you are all set to print on wifi now/

Michelle :

Let me know if you have any question.

JACUSTOMER-trh8jirz- :

thank you

Michelle :

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