It is important to install the driver file of the corresponding printer on your computer to perform the printer-related operations. Some of the Canon printer models support the AirPrint option, which allows you to perform the printer-related operations without installing the printer driver on Mac computers. In case your Canon printer doesn’t support the AirPrint option, then you need to install the printer driver. There is a little bit chance for an error or issue to occur while performing the driver installation. If you’re encountering an issue while performing the Canon driver installation process on your computer, then you’ve reached the right page to resolve it. This page explains how to resolve the Canon printer driver not installing issue.

Initially, make sure that the Canon printer’s setup wizard is opened. If not, double-click on the CD-ROM icon or the downloaded Canon printer driver. Now, let’s see the causes and the solutions to resolve the Canon printer driver is not installing issue.

Cause 1: Unable to proceed beyond the Printer Connection screen

Solutions For USB connection:

    Check the connectivity status: Initially, check if the USB cable is connected securely between the printer and your computer. If not, connect it securely.
  • Reconnect your printer to the computer: Turn off your printer if it's turned ON. Disconnect the USB cable from the printer and reconnect it after a while. Turn on your printer and then continue the driver installation.
  • Reinstall the printer driver: Click the Cancel button on the Select Connection type  Select the Start over option. Click Exit. Power off your printer and restart your computer. After restarting the computer, re-perform the Canon printer driver installation process. Check if the Canon printer driver not installing issue is resolved. 
  • Make your printer is recognizable: Check whether your Canon printer is recognized or not. If your printer is not recognized, then there is a chance for this issue to occur. Turn on your printer and make sure that the USB cable is connected to it securely. Before starting the driver installation process,if you have connected your printer to the computer using the USB cable, then perform the following instructions:
  • Power off your Canon printer.
  • Unplug the USB cable.After a while, reconnect the USB cable between the printer and your computer.
  • Open the Canon printer driver file. 
  • Select the connection type as USBand complete the remaining steps of the driver installation process.

Check if the Canon printer driver not installing issue is resolved. 

Cause 2: The printer can’t be searched for


Now, check if the Canon printer driver not installing issue is resolved or not. If not, contact us.

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