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How do I install this printer to a laptop that doesnt have a disc tray?
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Can I hook it to a non wireless desktop computer to print as well as use wireless for cellphone and ipad? Also does it work with windows Vista?
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Questions & Answers for Canon Canon PIXMA MP250 Photo All-In-One Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner

Question

Do you have to hook up to a computer to do photos?

asked 5 years, 1 month ago
By
Nohomecomputer
on Canon PIXMA MP250 Photo All-In-One Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes. There are no memory slots, so the pictures must come from a computer to be printed.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
kybfore
 - Louisville, KY
answer 2
yes
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
By
ElectrcGuRu
answer 3
If you have on memory card , Yes. to Scan and Print no.
answered 5 years ago
By
tonyy1919
 - Erie Pa.
Question

does this have a sd memory card slot?

asked 5 years, 1 month ago
By
sherryss
on Canon PIXMA MP250 Photo All-In-One Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
No. No memory slots.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
kybfore
 - Louisville, KY
answer 2
no
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
By
ElectrcGuRu
answer 3
No memory Card slots.
answered 5 years ago
By
tonyy1919
 - Erie Pa.
Question

Is this printer Plug and Play?

I am planning to use this with netbook. My netbook does not have a rom drive, only usb drives. Do you have to install software for this printer to use?
asked 4 years ago
By
verticle7
on Canon PIXMA MP250 Photo All-In-One Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
you might be able to download the drivers online...check with Cannon directly first!
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
sugarpea
 - Lexington, KY
answer 2
yes, there is software to install
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
Niqui1
 - Whiting, NJ
answer 3
I had to install drivers to get it to work on Windows 7 but you can download the drivers from their website or load them onto a flash drive.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
anjlk
 - Portland, OR
Question

WILL THIS PRINTER WORK ON A DELL DESKTOP COMPUTER?

asked 3 years, 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Canon PIXMA MP250 Photo All-In-One Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner
3 answers
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answer 1
Works great with my Dell Dimensions, where the H.P printer/scanners didnt.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
mrlawns
 - Florida
answer 2
yes
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
sundaylover
 - Chino, CA
answer 3
It works well with an HP desktop and a Dell desktop.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
LorddeVere
 - Dunnellon, Florida
Question

can I just use as a scaner and scan pictures to my pc

asked 4 years, 2 months ago
By
dodgecruise
on Canon PIXMA MP250 Photo All-In-One Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner
3 answers
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answer 1
yes you can it is a good scanner and it will even print out what u scan for you , but i would use it all three ways cause the ink will dry up if you are going to use just the scanner do not open the ink until ready to use !
answered 4 years ago
By
ginaswalmartstuff
 - Florence alabama
answer 2
Yes. I did, as a Jpeg.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
RapidfireShooter
 - Quakertown, Pa.
answer 3
Yes -you can use it as a scanner only.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
beach02657
 - S. Florida
Question

is it compatible with Mac OS.X 10.6.2

i am using Mac OS.X 10.6.2 system. is the printer compatible with my system?
asked 5 years ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Canon PIXMA MP250 Photo All-In-One Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes - it's compatible with Mac OS X v 10.5 and higher.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
kybfore
 - Louisville, KY
answer 2
probably, just install the cd
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
By
ElectrcGuRu
answer 3
It is compatible with windows vista,vista SP1,windows xp so2/sp3 windows professional sp4, and Mac OS X v. 10.5 through .10.3.9 I think that includes your system. hope this helps :)
answered 5 years ago
By
6006438045736074
 - Pittsburgh, PA
Question

Can this printer run under Mac OS X 10.6.2 system?

Can this printer run under Mac OS X 10.6.2 system? Do i need to download any software to help setting up the printer?
asked 5 years ago
By
Connie704705
on Canon PIXMA MP250 Photo All-In-One Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes. It is compatible with Mac OS X v. 10.5 and higher.

The needed drivers are supplied on a CD disk.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
kybfore
 - Louisville, KY
answer 2
the disk included should install the neccesary software
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
By
ElectrcGuRu
answer 3
Should run but may have to download drivers from Cannon
answered 5 years ago
By
tonyy1919
 - Erie Pa.
Question

If color ink is empty, will the printer stop working, or can I still use the black cartridge?

asked 3 years, 11 months ago
By
aspiringsupermom
on Canon PIXMA MP250 Photo All-In-One Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner
3 answers
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answer 1
If you don't use color ink that often, set the default to draft mode.....saves tons of ink and only uses the black! when you need the color just select it!
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
sugarpea
 - Lexington, KY
answer 2
Yes black still words
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
rad111
answer 3
I've not run into that situation on mine, but most color inkjets will still allow operation with black only ink available.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
Bear295
 - San Angelo, TX
Question

what is the number of the color ink cartridge for the Cannon MP250 printger

asked 4 years, 3 months ago
By
onlyJJ
on Canon PIXMA MP250 Photo All-In-One Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner
3 answers
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answer 1
It uses Canon 211 cartridges for color. The CL 211 XL model I recommend is 2975B001. The other color cartridge (less ink) CL211 is 2976B001.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
kybfore
 - Louisville, KY
answer 2
It has one ink cartridge for 3 colors. then it has another one for black
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
wetduck
answer 3
CL-211
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
jared121
 - interlochen
Question

Can i print pix off the printer using a camera

asked 5 years ago
By
lillambs2
on Canon PIXMA MP250 Photo All-In-One Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner
3 answers
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answer 1
No it does not have a memory card slot.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
kybfore
 - Louisville, KY
answer 2
no, can't plug a camera to the printer..have to put the pics on the computer than send to printer
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
By
GTASAfan82
 - Wichita, Ks
answer 3
No. You have to down load your pictures to your computer first.
answered 5 years ago
By
whall
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