CANON MX492 IS NOT SHOWING UP

CANON MX492 IS NOT SHOWING UP

The printer setup is incomplete without the driver installation process. Installing the printer driver is also an effortless process. However, there are some problems faced by the users while installing the printer driver.“Printer not showing up” is one of the common problems faced by many users while performing the driver installation process. After connecting the printer and your computer to the same network, the Available Printers window will prompt you to select the connected printer. You have to select your printer to continue the installation.Now, if your Canon MX492 is not showing up in the Available Printers window, it indicates a problem. To fix it, try the quick troubleshooting instructions given below.

CANON MX492 IS NOT SHOWING UP
  • Initially, check to make sure that your printer is connected to the computer securely. If your connection type is Wi-Fi, make sure that you’re using a 2.4 GHz wireless broadcast.
  • Next, check whether your Canon printer is connected to the network router. To check it, first, identify your printer’s IP address and access your router’s web access page. Go to the Connected Devices section. In the opened window, look for your printer’s IP address. If your printer’s IP address is listed, it means the connectivity process is done successfully. Otherwise, reconnect your printer to the network router.
  • If you have enabled any firewall settings on your router or installed any antivirus software on the computer, then disable them. Now, check whether the “Canon MX492 is not showing up” problem is fixed. If not, try the next solution.
  • Make sure that your network router is connected to a stable Internet connection.
  • Restart your printer, router, and computer. After restarting the devices, perform the driver installation process again.
  • Check to ensure that you’re installing your OS-compatible printer driver on your computer.
  • Similarly, check whether your computer meets the minimum system requirements of the printer. If not, try to install the printer on the computer that meets the requirements. 

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