To use a Canon printer, start by reading the setup guide in the accompanying owner's instruction manual. Electronic copies of all Canon printer manuals are available in PDF at the Canon Service and Support Center.
To set up a Canon printer, connect the printer to the computer with a USB cable, start the computer, and wait for the operating system to announce the presence of the new hardware. Then, install the printer as per the instructions given on the screen.
Some tips for setting up a Canon printer include checking the connections on the USB cable for wired printers as well as the wireless card and Internet strength for wireless printers. Check Canon.com for relevant drivers, run a configuration test and check the paper supply.
As of 2015, manuals for Canon printers are available for online viewing and download on Canon's regional websites, including Usa.canon.com for the United States. Users can access all of Canon's regional websites through Canon.com.
A Canon printer can be taken for repair at an authorized Canon factory service center location. Canon lists three factory service centers on its website, which are located in Jamesburg,New Jersey; Newport News, Virginia; and Costa Mesa, California.
To determine if a Canon printer is broken, read the error message or error code on the printer's LCD panel. Next, check the printer's user manual to understand what the error code means.
Canon wireless printers are available for purchase at a wide range of stores, including Staples and Best Buy. Interested customers can also buy Canon printers, including printers capable of wireless operation, directly from the company's website.
If your Canon printer does not respond, verify the connection of all cables, and reset the printer and computer. Go to the Control Panel of your computer, click Printers, and select the Canon printer as the default printer. Cancel all printing jobs in the queue, and attempt to print again.
Companies that offer Canon printer repair services include Technic Business Solutions, Printer Assist and Pacific Office Automation. Most of these companies can be contacted through email, online requests and phone.
The steps to set up a Canon wireless printer include having an operational network, drivers for the printer installed onto the main computer in the network and adding the printer to the network through the setup settings in the printers menu with the network name and security password. Installing th