canon Printer Antivirus issue

Fix Canon Printer Antivirus Related Problems.

Antivirus contains different types of applications like anti-spyware, anti-virus, child protection, and many more to block threats from outside your network. But sometimes it blocks the connection between two devices. That’s why this topic is up and mainly focus on Canon printer. 

This problem arises when your canon printer is blocked by Firewall. 

Common Antivirus Issues With Canon Printer 

  • Printer Stop Printing.
  • Unable to install the printer software.
  • The printer shows offline status.
  • while installing the printer software, the Printer cannot be found on the network. 
  • Canon Software shows the printer is disconnected even if it is connected to the network. Always download the correct Canon Driver for installation and connect the canon printer to wifi while setting up the canon printer.

Check problem is caused by Antivirus or not

  • Just disable your antivirus and resume the printing operation.
  • If everything works without a problem then continue reading.
  • If not then it might be other things.

you can also use the canon printer default password to access the printer settings and make changes as per your need.

antivirus Blocking Printer

Basic Things you should know:-

  • Do not use more than one firewall/antivirus software at the same time on your computer.
  • Keep the security software up to date.
  • If you have changed any firewall settings then you need to go back to the default setting.

Read More On Things to Consider Before Buying Antivirus Software

General Fix:-

Restart the computer and the printer. If the problem still exists then follow the troubleshooting methods.

Troubleshooting Tips:- Every Antivirus comes up with an option to temporarily disable the antivirus software so if you are in urgent need just disable the antivirus for 1 hour & get the job done. to perform a permanent solution contact antivirus Or Canon to help you provide the custom help you need. lets check out some of the options that can also help in troubleshooting


Allow Print & firewall sharing

(a) From Desktop Click On the Start button.
(b) Select Control Panel.
(c) Search for Network and Internet Connection.
(d) Click Window Firewall.
(e) A dialog box will appear in that click on Exceptions.

(f) Select File and Printing Sharing check box and click OK.

  1. Restart the printer spooler .
    (a) Click on start button and type services.
    (b) Inside services(local) look for the print spooler.
    (c) Right Click on Printer Spooler and choose restart button.
  2. Modify Firewall Interface.
    (a) open Firewall Interface.
    (b) Select advance Option.
    (c) Search for application Blocking row.
    (d) Now add the application and set the executable file for your printer.
    (e) Complete the other things by using on-screen instructions.
    (f) After that apply settings and save.
    (g) Reboot your system.

you can find more details at canon printer troubleshooting steps. comment down and let us know if you need more help.

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