Canon PIXMA MG2960 Driver Setup & Download

Tuesday, May 30th 2017. | PIXMA MG Printers

Canon PIXMA MG2960 Driver Setup & Download For Windows, MacOS and Linux – PIXMA MG2960 is intentionally designed to be relevant to the needs of modern people. Canon is aware of developing a printing tool which is capable of making their customers work more easily. Here some PIXMA MG series can be considered as a commitment of the company to produce products which are demandable and helpful. By strengthening the values of convenience and quality, Canon strives in marketing MG series as the products for the main market.

Who will not be amazed at some features such as wireless connectivity and cloud printing? Those are quite attractive and promise people to feel convenient as they are printing the documents. In this case, it is possible for them to print the documents via mobile. In addition, the good news is that Canon MG2960 is good at the performance.

It really helps you to finish the documents quickly. Thus, you can just imagine how its existence is quite beneficial in your office. Here everyone can utilize it instead of bothering each other so that they can work effectively. Finally, it is all up to you to decide whether Canon PIXMA MG 2960 looks worth to you although you can obtain the immediate advantages as you pick it up soon as well.

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Canon PIXMA MG2960 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / macOS Sierra v10.12 / Mac OS X v10.11 / Mac OS X v10.10 /Mac OS X v10.9 / Mac OS X v10.8 / Mac OS X v10.7 / Mac OS X v10.6 / Linux.

Canon PIXMA MG2960 Specification

Printer Functions

Ink Droplet Size

2pl/5pl (C/M/Y), 25pl (PGBK)

Printing Resolution (1)

4800 x 600 dpi

Print Speed (2)

B&W: 8.0 ipm

Colour: 4.0 ipm

Ink Tanks

FINE PG645, CL646 (Optional High Yield – PG645XL, CL646XL)

Ink Yield (6) – Plain paper A4

PG645 (180), CL646 (180), PG645XL (400), CL646XL (300)

Borderless Printing (3)

N/A

Supported Paper Sizes (4)

A4, A5, B5, LTR, LGL, 4″x 6″, 5″ x 7″, European DL/US Com

Supported Paper Weights

Plain Paper: 64-105 g/m2, Canon specialty paper: max paper weight: approx. 275 g/m2 (Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201))

Protocol

TCP/IP

Wireless LAN Network Type

IEEE802.11n/IEEE802.11g/IEEE802.11b

Wireless LAN Range

Indoor 50m (depends on the transmission speed and conditions)

Wireless LAN Security

WEP64/128bit, WPA-PSK(TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK(TKIP/AES)

Camera/Mobile Phone Printing

WiFi PictBridge Printing with compatible Canon Cameras

Memory Card Printing

Available

PC Interface

Hi-Speed USB

Copier Functions

Speed (8)

Colour document: Approx 31 sec

Multiple Copy

1-21 pages

Reduction/Enlargement

N/A

Special Copy Functions

N/A

Scanner Functions

Scanner Type

Flatbed CIS

Scanning Speed (7)

TBD

Scanning Resolution (5)

1200 x 600 optical dpi

Scanning Bit Depth (Input/Output)

Greyscale: 16bit/8bit, Colour: 48bit/24bit (RGB each 16bit/8bit)

Maximum Document Size

A4/LTR (216 x 297 mm)

How to Setup Canon PIXMA MG2960 Driver and Software

Method 1: Installing Canon PIXMA MG2960 Using Free Download Link

This method involves installation of Canon PIXMA MG2960 driver without a CD (through Automatic Wizard).

Things needed:

  1. A software file to set the driver up for Canon PIXMA MG2960. The software for this purpose is available for download on the link below.
  2. USB cable to connect the printer with a computer. The cable normally comes with the package.

The following are the steps in installing Canon PIXMA MG2960 using Setup File.

  1. For starter, obviously, you have to turn on both the PIXMA MG2960 and the computer on which you are about to install the driver.
  2. Do not plug the USB cable into either the computer or the PIXMA MG2960.
  3. On your computer, click on download link for the Canon MG2960 driver and download the setup file. Once done, follow every step as instructed to install the driver on the computer. Complete installation.
  4. At this point, you can connect the computer with the PIXMA MG2960. Automatic Wizard setup will detect the Canon PIXMA 2220 and if the connection is already built successfully, further instructions will pop up on your screen.
  5. Go through each and every pop up window displaying instructions for you to follow. Finish installation.
  6. Once installation successfully completes, Canon PIXMA MG2960 can be used.

Method 2: Installing Canon PIXMA MG2960 through Manual Installation

The feature of “Add a printer” found on Windows is urgently required. The option is built-in feature easily found on Windows.

Things needed:

  1. A software file to set the driver up for Canon PIXMA MG2960. The software for this purpose is available for download on the link below.
  2. USB cable to connect the printer with a computer. The cable normally comes with the package.

The following are the steps in installing Canon PIXMA MG2960 manually.

  1. First, all devices need to be turned on, both the Canon PIXMA MG2960 and the computer you intend on installing the driver on.
  2. Using a USB cable, connect your PIXMA MG2960 printer with the computer.
  3. Extract the setup file for Canon MG2960 from the location on which the files are stored following completion of download process. The file should be found on your computer’s TEMP folder.
  4. Next, for Windows 7 and Vista, go to Start. Find Control Panel. Click on Devices & Printers. For Windows XP, click on Fax & Printers.
  5. Select “Add a printer”.
  6. Input the location of extracted setup file.
  7. Setup Wizard will pop up displaying instructions that you need to follow closely.
  8. Finish installation and once it is all done, Canon PIXMA MG2960 is ready for use.

Method 3: Installing Canon PIXMA MG2960 using a Software Installation CD

Things needed:

  1. A CD/DVD drive on the computer.
  2. A CD containing Canon MG2150 driver setup file. The CD should come with the package.
  3. A USB cable to connect the computer with Canon PIXMA MG2960. The cable should come with the package.

The following are the steps in installing Canon MG2150 using a software installation CD.

  1. Turn on both your computer and Canon MG2150.
  2. Do not use the USB cable just yet at this point until otherwise specified.
  3. Put the installation CD into your computer’s CD/DVD drive. Let the drive read the CD and afterwards, setup wizard should appear. Follow every instruction offered correctly.
  4. Use the USB cable now to connect your computer with Canon PIXMA MG2960 the moment Setup Wizard requires you to do so.
  5. The computer will detect the Canon PIXMA MG2960 printer and further instructions should be available for you to follow.
  6. Complete installation and your printer should be ready for use.

Installation Canon PIXMA MG2960 driver on MacOS

  1. First, you need the file of the driver. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in the certain folder. You can see it at the computer settings.
  2. Second, you need to double click the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  3. The third step is that you need to double click again the mounted Disk Image.
  4. At last, double clicking the packaged driver file. Do not worry, the installation is about to be started automatically.

Installation Canon PIXMA MG2960 driver on LINUX

Things needed:

  1. A device running on Linux
  2. An already installed CUPS (Common Unix Printer Service).

Steps:

  1. Turn on the device and start the CUPS.
  2. Access web-based interface on the device.
  3. Access both the browser and localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the printer with the computer.
  5. Access Administration and open Printers.
  6. Choose Add Printer.
  7. Input username and password.
  8. Locate Canon PIXMA MG2960 on the list of printer, select it and continue.
  9. The CUPS should detect and subsequently add the printer.
  10. A window of configuration shows up. Input values as needed.
  11. The printer is now ready for use.

Uninstallation of Canon PIXMA MG2960 Printer Driver

For Windows

  1. On the device’s keyboard, locate the Windows button.
  2. Go to Control Panel.
  3. Locate the tab of Uninstall a Program and select the tab.
  4. Find the driver that you want to uninstall.
  5. Select Uninstall.
  6. Wait until uninstallation completes.

For Mac

  1. Access Apple menu.
  2. Choose System Preferences.
  3. Choose Printers and Scanners.
  4. Select the printer driver that you want to uninstall.
  5. Select Remove.

For Linux

  1. Access Application.
  2. Choose System Settings.
  3. Choose Printers. A window should pop up.
  4. Find the button of Unlock, located on around upper right, choose it.
  5. Input password.
  6. Find the driver for Canon PIXMA MG2960 that you want to uninstall. Locate a minus sign below that driver’s name.
  7. Click the sign.

Setting Up Wireless Connection for PIXMA MG2960

(Note: If the printer is compatible with wireless)

WPS-based connection

Things needed:

  1. A WPS button needs to be present.
  2. Network in used needs to be based on either WPA or WPA2 security system.

Step 1

  1. Press the Home button on the printer.

Step 2

  1. Using navigation arrows, head on to WLAN Setup.
  2. Press the printer’s left function button.

The LED indicator for Wi-Fi should light up by now as wireless connection is enabled. The machine will scan for a WPS-supported network.

Step 3

  1. Press the WPS button and hold it for about 5 seconds and then release it.
  2. After 2 minutes, press the OK button.
  3. Once the connection is established, press OK and setup completes.

Follow with installing driver for PIXMA MG2960.

Contact manufacturer in connection cannot be established.

Standard Connection Method

Step 1

  1. Press Home button on the printer.

Step 2

  1. Using navigation button, head on to WLAN Setup.
  2. Press the printer’s left function button.

The LED indicator for Wi-Fi should light up by now as wireless connection is enabled. The machine will scan for a WPS-supported network.

Step 3

  1. Press the button of Stop/Reset.
  2. Choose Standard Setup, press OK button to begin the process of standard setup.

The machine scans for a WPS-supported network.

  1. Using navigational arrow, select access point (the name of the network you choose to use) and follow with pressing OK button.

You can press left function button to start over looking for a network if it didn’t show up the first time on the list.

  1. Input or edit password by pressing OK (the password is case sensitive)

You can use the virtual keyboard on the display to enter the password. Instruction as followed:

  1. All passwords are case sensitive. Center function button can be used to change between lower case, upper case, and numeric.
  2. Navigation arrows are useful in picking a character on the keyboard. Choose OK button to confirm selection and to move to another character.
  3. Repeat the above steps to complete inputting password.
  4. After password is complete, press left function button for completion.
  5. Confirm the password. OK button should be pressed to edit.
  6. Press left function button to complete the process. Press OK button.

Follow with installation of PIXMA MG2960.

Contact manufacturer in connection cannot be established.

PIXMA MG2960 Factory Default Settings

Step 1

  1. Press Home button on the printer.

Step 2

  1. Using navigation button, head on to Setup.
  2. Press the printer’s right function button.
  3. Using left navigation arrow, go to Device Settings.
  4. Press the OK button.

Step 3

  1. Using the up navigation arrow, go to LAN settings.
  2. Press the OK button.

Step 4

  1. Using the down navigation arrow, select Yes to reset the setting.
  2. Press the OK button.
  3. The Settings should now reset. You would be asked to wait while the system resets.
  4. Press the OK button to complete resetting WLAN.

Download link for Canon PIXMA MG2960 is available at canonupdatedriver.net that supplies easy-to-download, which can be found below.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
Canon MG2960 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.150 MBDownload
Canon MG2960 MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0131 MBDownload
Canon MG2960 XPS Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.818 MBDownload
Canon MG2960 Full Driver & Software Package For (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/Mac OS X 10.6)1.412 MBDownload
Canon MG2960 CUPS Printer (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)16.10.0.014 MBDownload
Canon MG2960 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.1.32.5 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.43.7 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3213 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)3236 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)3204 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)5474 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)5262 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)5376 KBDownload
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
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.0293 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.6)2.0.1220 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.1.621 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.15.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
Canon MG2960 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.17.4 MBDownload
Canon MG2960 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.111 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.7617 KBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.7627 KBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.52.8 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.52.8 MBDownload
Canon MG2960 Getting Started Guide (software installation part)V33.5 MBDownload
Canon MG2960 / E460 series Getting Started Guide (device setup part)V11.3 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)3.0085 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)5.0072 KBDownload

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Canon PIXMA MG2960 Driver Setup & Download for Windows, MacOS, and Linux

Going to other websites to get the driver specific for Canon PIXMA MG2960 is simply unnecessary. You can get the driver and software from Canon Printer Drivers. The website offers links to download both driver and software special for Canon printer right from the authorized website. Just click on the download link provided below and get through all the instructions provided. You can also download the user manual to help with installing the driver and complete the process effortlessly.

Canon PIXMA MG2960 Driver & Software Download

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