The Canon printers always come with an installation disc to download the driver. A few, qucik steps for how to setup a Canon printer without the cd are given below to help you set up the Canon printer on your computer without the installation CD.

Manual setup: Using Control Panel

  • Launch your Windows.
  • Make sure your printer is connected correctly to your computer and is turned on.
  • Power on your printer.
  • Once the connection is made, open the  control panel from the start option.
  • Select Devices and Printers
  • You will see the Add a printer option on the top-left corner of the screen.
  • The computer will start scanning for the connected printer and go with how to setup a Canon printer without the cd steps.
  • The window will open the Add a printer
  • You can see two lists;Manufacturers, and Printers.
  • Select your Canon printer from the manufacturer's option.
  • From the list of printers displayed, select the model of your Canon printerand click  Next .
  • A new window will open, set a printer name for your connected printer. Click  NEXT .
  • The computer will install the driver and setup the Canon wireless printer.
  • The control panel will show a message that your canon printer is installed successfully.

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  • Why is my wireless printer not printing?

    First, try restarting your computer, printer and wireless router. To check if your printer is connected to your network: Print a Wireless Network Test report from the printer control panel. On many printers pressing the Wireless button allows direct access to printing this report.

  • Why is my printer showing error?

    The other most probable reason for the printing error is the connection between your computer and the printer. If you are sure that the transmission cable is working okay (tested the printer on another computer), then the problem might be the drivers. This can be the printer drivers or the USB port drivers.

  • Why do my 3d prints keep failing?

    Another common fail is over extrusion. Over extrusion happens when your 3D printer pushes out too much plastic too fast, causing a jam in the end of the nozzle. ... Make sure YOURu layer height is less than your nozzle diameter. Increase your cooling fan's power (this will cool the plastic and cause it to slow down)

  • What is the WPS button?

    WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is a wireless network security standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. WPS works only for wireless networks that use a password that is encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security protocols.

  • How do I reset my printer?

    To restore your HP printer to factory-default settings, follow these steps. Turn the product off. Disconnect the power cable from the product for 30 seconds and then reconnect. Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button.