After connecting your Canon printer to Windows 10, you need to install an appropriate driver to make sure it works properly. The Canon website is available to download Canon product drivers. You can go to their website to find and download the driver you need. Below is how to download and install the driver from the Canon website.
See below the procedure for manually downloading Canon Printer Drivers for Windows 10.
1.Type “Canon + Model Number + Driver” in your favorite search engine. For example, type “Canon Pixma Driver MG2520” in Google.
2.As a rule, the direct link to download Canon Pixma MG2520 drivers will be displayed above the search results. Click on the link, you will be redirected to the download page.
3.Navigate to the Driver Downloads tab as shown below.
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5.Select the specific operating system. We will use Canon printer drivers for Windows 10 64-bit for example.
6.Click the Download button to download its driver.
As you can see, it is not easy to find the right driver manually. You must consider the following information.
- Your product model name
It’s easy to get the Canon model name from the printer so you can access the quick download page. But for some devices such as network cards, video cards, motherboards, etc., it may take longer to access the appropriate download page.
- The specific operating system
You must find the driver compatible with the operating system running on your PC. Drivers can cause serious problems that are incompatible.
- The correct driver version
The manufacturer can provide multiple versions to download. You must download the correct version to troubleshoot your driver. You can always try the latest version first.
The most common Canon driver issues are Canon Digital Scanners, Canon Digital Cameras, Canon Printers and Canon Camcorders. The main reasons your Canon products do not work are:
- Canon drivers are damaged when you remove other software.
- Canon drivers are not compatible with new Windows 10, Windows 8.1 / 8
- Canon drivers are obsolete.
- The drivers are corrupted or missing when updating the Windows operating system, such as the Windows 10 update from Windows 8/7 / XP.
- Canon driver downloads and updates may resolve driver issues.