How to Manage Canon Printer Installation Error?

When trying to install driver software for your Canon printer, if you are getting an error message like – Unable to install the printer. The operation could not be completed.

This means that there is some driver software conflict that should be removed in order to fix the installation problem in Canon Printer. Below we have mentioned steps that can help you get rid of the issue quickly and easily.

Before moving to the steps, it is suggested to create a restore point and backup registry to keep your data safe and secure.

<font-size=”5px”>Steps to Fix Installation Problem in Canon Printer

1.) Begin by booting your computer into Safe Mode with Networking.

2.) Once in Safe Mode with Networking, locate the below mentioned two paths and delete all the files and folders from them.

  • C:\Windows\System32\Spool\Printers
  • C:\Windows\System32\Spool\Drivers\w32x86

3.) Open the registry by typing Regedit in Run Command (Windows+R) and click OK. Then locate the following registry key

HEKY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet|Control\Print|Environments|Windows NTx86

There should only be two Subkeys (Drivers and Print Processors). Delete the rest of them (if found).

4.) Now, Locate the following registry key as well


Delete all the Subkeys except the following:

  • BJ Language Monitor
  • Local Port
  • PJL Language Monitor
  • Standard TCP/IP Port
  • USM Monitor

5.) Next, check the print spooler service, whether it is running or not. Type services.msc and click OK. Locate the Print Spooler service and click Start in case it is stopped.

6.) You need to make sure that the Print Spooler service is set to Automatic mode. Restart your computer after starting the print spooler service.

7.) Now, try installing the latest driver software for your Canon printer. You can install the software either using the installation CD or you can visit the Canon official website to download and install the latest driver software.

If even after following the above-mentioned steps, you are still facing installation problems or if you are experiencing some other sort of problem in your Canon printer, it is best to let our technical engineer look into the problem and bring up the best possible solution for it.

When it comes to Canon printer support customer service, we are regarded as the frontrunner third party Canon printer customer support service provider. Our customer service team is comprised of certified technical engineers who are proficient at dealing with all Canon printer related issues and queries.

In order to get in touch with our expert for assistance, feel free to give us a call on our 24-hour toll-free Canon printer support phone number. You can also get your query resolved via email or you can have a one-to-one discussion with our expert via live chat support.

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