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I have a 2012 MacBook Pro, and I have a Canon MG5520 (its one of those pixma models). I have it one my network, and I never have a problem printing from my iPhone, iPad,A Android, PC, etc. Only my MBP. It works one time and then the next it cant find the printer. Any idea what causes this?

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  • Are you using the official drivers? Or are you just letting the Mac figure it out by itself? – Michael Frank Feb 17 '14 at 22:54
  • Always official :) – cbalos Feb 17 '14 at 23:12
  • Try uninstalling the drivers. The Mac should be able to pick up the printer automatically and this should tell you if it's a driver level issue or not. – Michael Frank Feb 17 '14 at 23:15
  • I tried that, and it picks up the printer just fine. I can configure it and everything, just cant print. Im thinking maybe its an issue with my network setup. If I restart my MBP it prints just fine for a few days. Maybe having trouble connecting to the printer when DHCP assigns the printer a new IP? – cbalos Feb 17 '14 at 23:21
  • Also worth noting that apparently the drivers do not yet officially support OS X Mavericks... – cbalos Feb 17 '14 at 23:22
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What I did was make sure when I set up the printer, that I choose the one with the MAC address in the name. This is what finally fixed the issue for me....for now.

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