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How to Delete the Canon Drivers form the Registry and Install them again?

Have your canon printer stopped working even after reinstalling the drivers via device? If it is so, then you might need to delete its drivers from the registry and reinstall it again. Registry section comprises the information of Microsoft window uses or determining how to configure the computer operating system. Furthermore, it comprises the information about the location, version, date and other critical information about its manufacturer. Erasing them can badly affect the computer and your connected device. So before performing this task, make sure you have created the proper backup of these files.

So here Canon Printer UK Support presents you with relatively simple steps to accomplish this task. You just need to follow the described steps.

  • Open your computer, move to the bottom left of the corner and hit the start button. Type “regedit” into the search section. Choose the file that is similar to the “regedit.exe” from the list and press “Enter”.
  • Go through the folders and files or key, as follows: “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Control > Print> Environments> Window NTx86, Drivers> Version-3”.
  • Move to the left pane of the window and right-click on the Printer’s name and then select “Delete” from the context menu, click “Yes” when it is prompt.
  • Now come back to the “Print key” and then expand the “Printers option”. Again go to the right pane and right-click on the printer’s name.
  • Click on the “Delete” option then confirm it by clicking on “Yes”. Again hit the “Start” button and type “service.msn” in the search box, press “Enter”.
  • You will get the “Print Spooler”, double-click on this option and then click “Stop”. Restart the device when prompt.
  • Copy paste the drivers into your computer, connect the external device and follow the on-screen instruction to install them again.

These are the general procedure our experts have explained you. It is seemingly easy, but it can be more complicated to find some stubborn hidden files. Therefore even though following these steps, if your printer is still not working then it is better to get in touch with the experts. So feel free to contact our experts via toll-free Canon printer helpline number UK +44-2080-890422. They will assist you not only with this particular issue but also provide a well-described solution in some other similar issues.

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