After you upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7, 8 or 8.1, your printer start showing errors, doesn’t work at all or starts printing inappropriately. The problem comes right after your windows upgrade. The possible reason for this behavior is- your printer driver must have damaged or have become incompatible with your latest updated Windows 10 OS. In case you have encountered the same error you can try reinstalling or updating the printer driver to the latest version. In this post we have written down the possible reasons of this error and the troubleshooting guide to rectify this issue by yourself. In case you have the issues related to Canon printer other than this, you can take support for canon from your highly talented customer service team over phone or chat.

Reason for Canon Pixma Error After Windows 10 Upgradation

When you upgrade to new OS, Windows 10 will start removing few installed apps and software which are generally incompatible with the new operating system. The same happens to printer drivers. Many of the printer manufacturers like Canon, Epson, Brother, Dell & Lexmark keeps on updating the Windows 10 drivers with time while some don’t. If you have recently upgraded your operating system, following are three ways you can use to update the printer drivers in Windows 10.

  • Update your printer driver manually
  • Use Windows Update for new drivers
  • Update your printer driver automatically

Option 1: Update your Printer Driver Manually

If you are looking to update your printer driver manually through web, go to your printer manufacturer’s website. Enter your printer model number and if it supports Windows 10. Now download and install the Windows 10 driver for your printer. The driver download option can be found in Support section. After you download the driver, now its time to install them up; Double-click on the installer file to install the driver.

To update the drivers manually step by step:

  • Open Control Panel.
  • In Small icons, click Device Manager.
  • Here in this window, find the device (printer device) for which driver needs to be updated. If the driver is no longer compatible, you can see a yellow mark on the device name.
  • Right click on the device name and select Update Driver Software. For any issue contact Canon Printer Technical Support
  • A window popup will appear containing two options. Select the first option ‘Search automatically’ to update your driver software.
  • Then follow the instructions to install the drivers. If you have driver files available on your computer, select the second option ‘Browse my computer’ for driver software.
  • Your driver is installed and ready to use.

Option 2: Use Windows Update for New Canon Pixma Drivers

If you are wondering how to use Windows Update in Windows 10 to update printers drivers, then follow these steps:

  • Click Start menu and then click Settings.
  • In Settings window, click Update & security.
  • In UPDATE & SECURITY, click Windows Update in left pane.
  • Click the link stating optional updates are available.
  • Select the driver you want to install, click OK.
  • Click Install updates.
  • You’re done

Option 3: Update your Printer Driver Automatically

If you are short of time or knowledge to update the Pixma driver manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy software. Driver Easy automatically recognizes your system and find the correct drivers for it. You need not to look for your computer system configuration for installing the correct driver neither you should worry about having the wrong printer driver installed on your system. What’s more? You can update your drivers automatically with Driver Easy for free. To use it, follow these steps:

  • Download and install Driver Easy software from web.
  • Run Driver Easy and click Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any driver issues.
  • Click Update to automatically download and install the correct version of this driver.
  • Also, you can also click on “Update All” to download & install the supported version of all the drivers automatically, that are missing or out of date on your system.
  • You’re done.

Also if you are looking for more in depth support for Canon printer driver installation support, then you can contact Canon Support United Kingdom at 0800-046-5041 for technical help. The technical expert available there will help you to resolve all your issues related to driver installation process.

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