Printer Drivers for Canon® i80
Do you own a Canon i80 printer? Find out how to install drivers for them.
Drivers are very important for the functioning of hardware on a computer. Drivers help the hardware and the Operating System communicate with each other so that they can perform required functions effectively. All devices connected to a computer requires drivers. This includes printers. If you have connected Canon i80 to your computer, then specific drivers for the Canon i80 will have to be installed. In case the Canon i80 did not come with a product disc, the required drivers would have to be downloaded and installed separately. Users downloading drivers for Canon i80 printer are advised to download on latest version drivers. Even though outdated drivers may work, they would reduce the functioning of the printer. Users should also check the type specification of the drivers being downloaded to ensure that they are of the Canon i80 type. When installing the Canon i80 drivers, users are advised to carry out the installation in the safe mode of the system. This would reduce chances of driver clashes and once the installation has been completed users need to restart the system.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding points to keep in mind before installing drivers for Canon i80:
- Check authenticity of driver
- Remove malware
- Create backup and restore point
Check authenticity of driver
When installing drivers for Canon i80, users must ensure that the drivers being installed are authentic. Only genuine drivers must be installed on the system as drivers provided by third party sources other than the official website of the device manufacturer are likely to have malware that would get installed on the system and cause many issues including OS corruption. The authenticity of the drivers must be verified carefully by checking details of drivers on official website with the ones at hand.
Before starting with any procedures related to the installation of drivers for Canon i80, users are recommended to run or execute the antivirus product installed on the system. This should be done, so that even minute traces of malware hiding deep within the system can be completely removed. Presence of malware in the system at the time of driver installation is likely to corrupt the drivers being installed.
Create backup and restore point
Users installing printer drivers for Canon i80 are suggested to create backup of all important data on the system and also create a restore point. This should be done as a precautionary measure. In case, some problems do come up after the driver installation, system can be easily rolled back to previous working condition.
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