To begin with, insert the driver CD in the system’s CD tray. It should open the Installation file automatically. You need to look for a popup box prompting you to click the Installation button. Otherwise, go to the My Computer folder on your desktop and double-click on the CD drive. Once you are in the CD drive section, click the Setup or Install file. Once you have downloaded the drivers, run the downloaded setup file. Follow prompts of the Installation file to complete the installation.This will complete your Canon printer setup. You must ensure if the setup is properly done by running a test print. In case, you face any trouble while running a test print or you want only the printer to be installed without the extra software programs; it can be easily done.
Once your computer and printer are securely connected and powered up, follow the following instructions for Canon printer setup.Begin the process by opening the Start menu. You can locate it at the bottom left-hand side of your computer screen. Click on the windows icon and the Start menu will open with multiple options. Open the Setting app from this Start window. It will be located at the lower left side of the menu with easily identifiable settings icon. Once you are in the settings app, look for the Devices option. It must be located at the very top of the Settings Window. Click devises icon to open another window. Under the Devices menu, you need to search the Printers and Scanners tab. It must be on the left side of the menu box. Click on it to open the Printers setting. This menu will present another list of options. You must find the button that says Add a Printer. It must be at the very top of the box. Click on it.
This will open the Windows Printer Wizard. It might be listed with some options for printers. You need to identify your Canon printer and select it. Typically, it displays the manufacturer name, model name, and number. After selecting the correct printer, hit the Add Device button showing beneath it. It might take a few seconds before your system completes the installation. Usually, your OS is expected to automatically detect your printer and list it in the Windows Printer Wizard. In case it doesn’t, click on “ The printer that I want isn’t listed” link. This will take you to Windows troubleshooting menu. There you need to select the search option and follow the onscreen prompts. This may download and install the printer’s software for you. Then your printer is ready for use. If that doesn’t work, go to Canon’s website to download the drivers and installation tools for your printer. Alternatively, follow the above-mentioned instructions to install drivers using the CD. Hence, in this way, by following these simple and quick instructions, you can undertake the Canon printer setup yourself.