Canon printer is one of the most favorite worldwide. This fact makes it easy for most Canon printer users to install the Canon Printer driver, especially in the latest Operating System. Commonly, you do not really need to install anything manually when you want to use the printer because your PC will automatically detect the machine when you connect it. However, there is also the possibility that you work with a computer that runs older Operating System such as Windows XP that requires you to install the printer driver before you can use it for your print tasks. In this case, you will not get any problem when you still have the CD driver. But, you may have lost the CD so that you need to search for the printer driver software from different sources. We have the ‘how’ for you.
Downloading the Canon Printer Driver
The easiest and fastest way to install the Canon Printer driver is by downloading the software first from the internet. For sure, we always recommend you to download the file only from trusted sources. In this case, the manufacturer’s official website is the best and safest place to visit.
The first thing that you need to do is visiting Canon’s official website. Next, you can select the ‘Support’ section on the home page and go to ‘Consumer and Home Office’. Please find the ‘Product Family’ dialog and choose ‘Printers & Multifunction’. You can continue to the next step of choosing the product by scrolling the bar on ‘Product Series’. When you find the appropriate model, select ‘Drivers & Software’. Finally, you can download the link of the driver you need after you select the OS you use. When finished downloading, you can simply install the driver by double-click the downloaded file. Please make sure that you follow the whole instructions to complete the installation. After finished, you can use the printer normally.
For sure, the official website is not the only source to go to download the Canon printer driver you need. However, we need to remind you that going to other websites may bring some unwanted consequences to your printer and PC. Therefore, it is always important to set up the alarm. You need to take some time to double-check whether or not the file you want to download is safe. In this case, you can use your common sense to observe first the website before you decide to download something from it.