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How to fix cannot use driver " dr 140 scanner"

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can you help me please ... 


I'm trying to scan several pages.. but i cant with this error


cannot use driver. confirm whether or not another application is using it 80ff0003


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Registered: ‎10-25-2012

Re: How to fix cannot use driver " dr 140 scanner"


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Registered: ‎07-14-2019

Re: How to fix cannot use driver " dr 140 scanner"

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thank you ,


Operating System: windows 10

connect to My device : USB




I found an answer HERE

From Run >  msconfig > Startup and Remove the check in the Load Startup Items box. 

and delet C: \ Program Files \ Canon Electronics  ... Then re-installed driver 

but, the problem has not been resolved



i am from saudi arabia so is there arabic support ? 


English isn’t my first language, so please excuse any mistakes

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Posts: 714
Registered: ‎09-30-2013

Re: How to fix cannot use driver " dr 140 scanner"

Hi agnaa.


You can reach support for Canon Saudi Arabia by clicking the link below:


Thank you for contacting the Canon USA forums.

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