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Reply To: Need help to fix Canon printers, not printing issues?


Here are the basic troubleshooting guides in several steps to easily bring your printer back in operating condition quickly. So, let’s have a glance on the below-noted points and follow the same accordingly:

Step 1:

Check the indicator lights of your Canon printer whether it is blinking in a specific pattern. Next look up your manual to see if there is a corresponding error code. Follow the prompted instructions in the manual for how to annihilate the associated problem. Continue with the next troubleshooting guides if it isn’t displaying any specific error code.

Step 2:

Make sure that the power cord is plugged into your wall outlet properly. Next check USB cable is firmly connected to your computer system. Open the top of the printer and perform an instant visual inspection to see if there is a piece of paper stuck inside the paper tray.

Step 3:

Restart your PC and then try to print something new in case the computer has stopped recognizing your printer or the print queue has stopped responding due to a software error.

Step 4:

Go to your computer’s “Control Panel” section and then tap on the “Printers and Faxes” option. Click on “Add A Printer” button if your Canon printer isn’t showing up in the list. Follow the on-screen instructions so that your computer will run a test to try to detect the printer.

Step 5:

Try to uninstall and then re-install the Canon printer software and navigate to your Web browser. Open official Web page of Canon Printer and download the most recent version of the software driver.

Step 6:

Open the Canon printer software in your system and choose the “Properties” or “Options” tab. Click on either “Test Alignment” or “Clean Print Heads,” depending on the version of the software. Wait for the printer to finish its alignment and then print a test page. Check to see if the test page printed properly and then contact Canon for repair or replacement options if it still isn’t working as expected.