Compatibility of Canon® printers with Windows® 7
Get to know more about fixing incompatibility issues of Canon printers with Windows 7
Canon printers produce good quality prints, and come with good text printing quality. Printing speeds are average and it need not be a restriction for its intended usage. Canon printers handles paper well, its connectivity features are limited. It has no networking--only a USB port. And even though Canon bills it as a photo printer, it offers no media slots, just a PictBridge port. Easy-WebPrint EX in canon printer might enable web-users to clip key parts of a webpage that they would like to print. The software, that might be available to download from Canon, allows users to collect, edit and combine web content from different web pages. Canon printers will support its inkjet printer, multifunctional, fax and scanner products with Windows 7. Canon will be distributing drivers in two ways after Windows 7 is released. The drivers will be available pre-installed in Windows 7 operating system or available for download via Windows Update. The drivers will be available from the Download Centre after the launch of Windows 7.
The following are the issues that can occur while installing incompatible printer drivers on windows 7 system:
- System get hanged
- Popping up of error messages
- Tips to fix the issue
System get hanged
When you install an incompatible driver, there is a high chance of your system getting hanged. You might face some issues like keyboard going dead, mouse dead, and no system response. Sometimes your system get hangs after goes in idle mode if you install an incompatible printer driver and finally you might not be able to print, since your printer might not work with an incompatible driver.
Popping up of error messages
While installing an incompatible driver, you might encounter many error messages in your system. You might get error message randomly and this might affect the performance of the system. These error messages are often popped up when you are trying to access the printer. So, due to this error messages, you might not be able to print, and hence your printer might not work.
Tips to fix the issue
In order to solve all these issues you need to install a compatible driver. Before installing the driver, you need to get the details of the printer being used and find out the driver which suits your printer. Your driver needs to satisfy the requirements needed by your printer. To install driver in, you might need to depend the websites or else you might install from the driver CD which comes along with printer at the time of purchase. So ensure that the websites you are using is an authorized websites.
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