canon-pixma-not-responding 2021-01-20T13:25:19+00:00

Why My Canon Pixma Not Responding?

Working with Canon Pixma printers can be advantageous because they are one of the best printers. But there are some situations where you, as a user, would face a lot of technical issues, thus making the case that Canon Pixma is not responding. There can be numerous reasons for the Canon Pixma printer to not respond. As a user, you should be knowledgeable about the basic troubleshooting steps. In this article, we will be assisting you through the steps and methods on how to resolve the Canon Pixma not responding problem.

First, you need to know what causes the printer to not respond. Here are some common causes:

Let us now see the solutions to get rid of the printer issue.

  • Canon Pixma not configured properly.
  • Driver issue with the printer.
  • Connectivity issue.
  • System compatibility issue. 
Canon Pixma Not Responding

Method 1: Printer Troubleshooter

The Windows troubleshooter is a value added application and can be the only solution to most of the problems. We are sure that the Windows troubleshooter can also resolve the error.

  • Open the Run command (Windows + R).
  • Type Troubleshoot in the Run command field and press the Enter button.
  • The Troubleshooter window will open.
  • Click the Printer option and then select Run the Troubleshooter.
  • Wait for the Windows troubleshooter to complete the process. Restart the computer once done.

Method 2: Network Reboot

  • Before doing a network reboot, make sure the printer and router are within the proximity range.
  • Now, remove the printer plug from the power source. Wait for a couple of minutes and then plug it back in.

Method 3: Disable Firewall

  • There are a lot of applications that can interfere with the communication of the Canon Pixma printer.
  • One such application is with the Firewall.
  • Open the Firewall application that is installed on your Windows computer.
  • Disable the Firewall.

Method 4: Change Usb For Wired Connection 

Now, if you have a wired connection for the Canon Pixma printer, the problem will be because of the USB ports or the USB drivers.

  • Open the Run command (Windows + R).
  • Enter or type devmgmt.msc in the Run command field and press Enter.
  • When the Device Manager windows open, scroll down the window and select the Universal Bus Controller option.
  • Perform a right-click and select the option Update.
  • Now, restart the computer and printer.

If still Canon Pixma not responding issue persists, contact us and we will help you fix your printer issues.