How to Fix Canon Printer Driver Installation Issues

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Rihana Hodges

Are you facing a problem while installing a drive to your printer? Have you encountered a popup message which suggests "Access denied"? If the answer is yes then your drive is not appropriately installed. Incompatible printer drivers lead to such errors. You can get a new printer driver in case it is old or can get it replaced by the printer manufacturer easily. 

Canon provides a guide that suggests the options to Fix Canon Printer Driver Installation Error. In this blog, we'll discuss these steps in more detail. 

Before buying a new driver or getting it replaced check the below-mentioned methods to resolve the issue.

Method 1: Execute Clean Boot

Starting a clean boot helps to identify the cause of the problem. It finds the issue if any with the third party or startup of any other application which causes the error.

Follow the steps given below to start a clean boot

Click the search button on the top right corner of the screen.

Type msconfig.exe and click the required application

Locate the services tab on the System Configuration window. Then tap on “Hide all Microsoft services”.

 Under step 3 click on the option which suggests “disable all” and finally hit the “apply “ button

Now the final step is to go on the startup tab and select the option “open task manager”

 Ensure and task manager window and click on the “Disable “option carefully

Finally, close “Task manager “ and select the “Ok” button to close the system configuration dialogue box

In the end, restart the computer to ensure the latest changes

Method 2: Install the Required Updates

Step 1: Check on Windows Updates for Latest Driver Update 

Go to windows update via the start screen

Locate and click select in the right corner. Now select the install button in the left pane.

Windows Update panel will open. Now select “Check for Updates”.you will receive all new updates here.

Step 2: Update the Printer Driver

Tap Windows + X keys on the keyboard.

Go to device manager

Click on your printer devices

Now choose the option which suggests "update driver software"

The final step is to reboot the computer and check the recent update and changes. 

Method 3: Operate In Compatibility Mode

It is advisable to download the driver from the official website of Canon if it is not available.


Users can follow the steps to install the driver in compatibility mode and check whether it is useful or not.

Navigate to the official website and download the driver from it. 

Now select the " properties" from the driver setup file by right click on it

Select “ Compatibility tab “ and check the box “ Run this program in compatibility mode for ” and proceed with the installation of drive after selecting the apt windows version

Once the user is done with the installation, then restart the computer

Users must check after applying these steps about the resolution of errors. Because you can easily reach us out on Canon Printer Phone Number for more advanced solutions. Our certified crew of technicians is always ready to give the best assistance to canon users.

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