Canon Scanner Not Connecting To Computer - [SOLVED]

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Is your Canon scanner not connecting to your computer? Then there might be a connection issue. Examinethe USB cable connection between your scanner and the computer. Use only astandard USB cable to establish theconnection. If your Canon scanner supports wireless connectivity, try connecting both thescanner and computer to the same wireless network. To avoid Wi-Fi interference, place your scanner closer to your router. If the problem persists, try thetroubleshooting solutionsgiven below.

Canon Scanner Not Connecting To Computer

Solution 1: Run The Printer Troubleshooter

  • Turn on your scanner and connect it to your Windows computer using a standard USB cable.
  • On your Windows computer, click the Start menu and open the Settings app by clicking the Settings icon at the bottom-left corner.
  • Alternatively, you can launch the Settings app by clicking the Windows + I shortcut keys.
  • Click the Update & security tab in the Settings
  • Navigate to the left-side panel and click the Troubleshoot
  • Scroll down the page and click onthe Printer section.
  • Click the Run the troubleshooter button and follow the on-screen prompts to detect and fix the Canon scanner issues automatically.

Solution 2: Update The Scanner Driver From The Device Manager

  • On your Windows computer, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager . Doing so will open the Device Manager
  • Locate your Canon scanner in the Device Manager
  • Right-click your scanner driver and select the Update Driver Software
  • In the pop-up window, click the Search automatically for updated driver software option.
  • Wait until the scanner driver is updated automatically.
  • After updating your scanner driver, restart your computer.
  • Try connecting your scanner to your computeragain and check if the problem has been resolved.
  • If the Canon Scanner Not Connecting To Computer problem persists, perform a clean boot and enable bidirectional support for your Canon scanner.