December 30, 2020

How to fix Canon Printer Not Responding?

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Basic Method that fixes [Canon Printer Not Responding Mac]:

General Troubleshooting Guide: Whenever you find that printer is not responding error. Firstly check the connection of your computer with your Canon printer. Make sure your printer is properly connected to your computer either via cables or wireless. After assuring the connectivity try to restart your all devices that relate to printing jobs.

Run Canon Printer Troubleshooter: Every Windows OS either is Windows 10 or Windows 7 has a self-built-in printer troubleshooter. Which helps in resolving and diagnosing the printer related issues. Press Windows (Win) key and type “Troubleshoot” (Windows 10) or “Troubleshooting” (Windows 7) in the Search box. For Windows 10 click on “Printer” and then on “Run the Troubleshooter” and for Windows 7 click on the “Use a Printer” option in “Hardware and Sound. Follow the instructions as per on-screen to complete the troubleshooting.

Disable 3rd Party Firewall: This issue is most of the time caused by an overprotective firewall. It is commonly caused by the occurrence of 3rd party antivirus suites such as Mc Coffee, Glass Wire, etc. Most of the users find that their antivirus solution ended up blocking the spooler subsystem app. This issue can be resolved after disabling the firewall function. If you want an easy solution then uninstall the application from Programs and Features. For this open a Run box, type windows key + R, and then type “appwiz.Cpl. Hit the Enter button to open Programs and Features. Right-click on it and choose the uninstall button to remove it.

Restart Print Spooler of Canon Printer: Printer Spooler is a kind print service that is useful in managing all the print tasks. Sometimes due to some bug error this printer not responding to an error rise. You can solve the problem by simply just restarting the printer spooler. Press Win + R -> Type SERVICES.MSC and hit Enter -> Scroll down and Double Click on Print Spooler -> In Service status Click on Stop Button and then on Start. If already you find the option in the Stop stage click on start directly -> hit the OK button.

Reconfigure the Port Correctly: For smooth working of the printer, you need to configure your printer to the correct printer port. Press WIN + R key and type CONTROL -> DEVICES AND PRINTERS -> RIGHT CLICK ON YOUR PRINTER -> PRINTER PROPERTIES -> GENERAL -> CHANGE PROPERTIES -> PORTS tab -> Tick the port which contains your printer name -> Apply -> GENERAL -> PRINTER TEST PAGE

Printer Driver: Sometimes the reason for this error is due to a corrupt printer driver or an old version of the printer driver. So either reinstall or update the version of the printer driver from the brand website.

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