Resolving Canon® MP560 Printer Communication Error
Communication Error in Canon MP560 Printer and it Resolution
The communication error in a Canon printer occurs during processing of information between printer and the computer. The error continues to pop up even if printer is rebooted. In some LCD display, error code of 306 may be shown. There are various steps to solve the issue in Canon MP560. The main cause may be because of USB driver. The driver with Windows XP may not work properly in some remote cases. Users have to use the motherboard CD to install the driver. Rebooting the system can land you free of communication errors. In some situations, un-installation of printer software and re-installing it might fix the issue. For checking the if there is problem with printer tried to do the task in other printer. Another reason is the problem with the USB driver; there may be fault in driver that cause problem, try another port. Check in the Device Manager and ensure that system related devices are working well. User can buy a separate USB 2.0 card, which contains 4 or 5 ports. Install it and remove all other USB devices from the system.
The following details list the solutions for resolving communication error in Canon printer:
- Cleaning drivers
- Error Number 306
- General Solutions
First, select the printer’s folder and delete all the printers. Select File, Server Properties, and then the Drivers tab. Select each entry and remove each one. This will clean out all drivers. The cleanspl.exe cleans the printer spooler stuff. The printer spooler stuff cleaning will fix the communication error to some extent.
Error Number 306
For some users using Canon MP560 printer, communication error might occur while giving print jobs. The error number of communication error is 306. For resolving, the issue you need to try to connect printer temporarily to USB port. A new printer queue will be created if the previous USB printer was removed. Now try again the printing job. Issue will be resolved by now.
The following methods may be tried in combination to fix the issue. First step is to reduce rate in which MLS sends information. Make the serial port to buffer a larger number of incoming characters thus increasing buffer size. Make change to computer’s setup so that computer can handle more incoming data. The necessary computer hardware or software upgrade will solve the issue in most cases.
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