Resolve problems while setting up Canon® Wireless Printers
Are you having problems setting up Canon wireless printers? Find out how to solve them.
Printers can be best described as devices essential for taking physical copies of electronic files. Printers are usually connected to computers and there are many different types of printers. Wireless printers are those printers that do not require any forms of physical connection between the computer or network to which it is connected to. Canon wireless printers are some of the best in the world. They are extremely simple to setup and use. They also produce high quality image/ text prints. Some of the common models of Canon wireless printers include Canon PIXMA MX870 Wireless, Canon PIXMA MX350 Wireless, Canon PIXMA MX860 Wireless, Canon PIXMA MG5120 etc. However, there are some problems that might come up with the use of Canon wireless printers. Some of them include printer not connecting to the network or system, error messages coming up stating that the printer cannot be set up, system freezing when setting up Canon printers, system restarting before printer can be setup. All users setting up Canon wireless printers are advised to use the printer set-up wizard on the operating system to set up the printer. Users are also recommended to stop all unwanted services running in the background when setting up Canon wireless printers so that the set up process would not be interrupted in anyway.
Following details mentioned gives users more information regarding things to keep in mind when setting up Canon wireless printers:
- Configure firewall
- Verify drivers
- Resolve system errors
When setting up Canon wireless printers, users must make sure that the firewall on the system has been turned on and configured properly. As wireless networks are very easy to hack into, users must always turn on the firewall and configure the printer to access the system through the firewall (by creating exceptions) so that the system would not be vulnerable to attacks when the printer is being set-up or used.
All users setting up Canon wireless printers are suggested to verify the printer as well as the wireless network drivers that are installed on the system prior to the setup process. Drivers are the link between the operating system and the wireless printers and if the drivers installed are having some problems, the set-up cannot be completed. The authenticity, compatibility and the type specification of the wireless printer drivers must be checked.
Before setting up the Canon wireless printers, users are suggested to resolve all errors within the operating system. This means that users have to clean the registry, remove all malwares and also check the condition of the system files on the OS. If any issues are found, a registry cleaning software or antivirus program or OS repair tool must be used for removing the errors. Resolving the errors before setting up process would help get the Canon wireless printer set-up without problems.
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