Help for Downloading Canon Drivers

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A driver allows your computer to communicate with your Canon printer. Most drivers can be found on the printer's installation disk. If you don't have the disk, you can download the appropriate drivers from the manufacturer's Internet site. But you should note that with outdated or corrupt drivers, your cannon printer driver may stop working. Follow these steps to update and download drivers for a Canon printer.

Steps to Update Canon Printer Driver Mannualy

Step 1

Open your Start Menu by clicking the icon in the lower left of your screen. Do not have any programs open when you do this. It will eliminate clutter and make it easier to find what you need.

Step 2

Right click on "My Computer" in your Start Menu. (Vista users should right click on "Computer" and select "Properties" from the pop-up menu)

Step 3

Find the Hardware tab and click "Device Manager." (Vista users should click "Device Manager" in the left hand menu from the Properties window. You do not need to click a tab first. Click "Continue" when prompted)

Step 4

Select the type of item you would like to find an updated driver for. For example, if you select "Display Adapters," it will expand and show all display adapters for your PC. If you are checking for updates on all of your devices, start at the top and work your way down.

Step 5

Right click on Canon printer device. Select "Update Driver" from the pop-up menu. This opens the Hardware Update Wizard.

Step 6

Select the button next to "Yes, this time only" to allow the wizard to connect to the Internet and search for an updated driver for your device. Click "Next".

Step 7

Leave the selection set on "Install the software automatically" (If this is not selected, switch the selection to it). Click "Next." The wizard will now search for new drivers and install them automatically if it finds any. If your device is up to date, it will tell you it was unable to find a better driver for your Canon printer.

Steps to download Canon printer driver

Step 1

Log on to your computer and go to Canon printer website. Click on your country to get started.

Step 2

Click on the "Support and Drivers" tab at the top right-hand corner of the page. Click on the "Consumer and Home Office' option on the left-hand panel on the screen.
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Step 3

Choose the "Printer and Multifunction" option and choose your printer series from the list of options. Scroll down until you find your printer model and double-click the "Software and drivers" option.

Step 4

Select your driver from the list of options. Be sure to choose the appropriate operating system.

Step 5

Click the "Download" button to save the driver to your computer.Double-click the downloaded driver to begin the installation.

Still nothing?

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Tips & Warnings

  • It is necessary to update your drivers from time to time, for outdated or corrupt drivers can adversely affect the performance of your computer.
  • Using a Driver Update Tool can be a simpler and more effective way of fixing driver-related errors, and it can automatically detect software on your computer, then download and install the updates.

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