02-14-2020 03:57 PM
The IJ utility works to scan, but rebooting the computer and turning off the printerr did not resolve the issue of scanning from the actual printer. I have a TS5120 and have to continue to scan from the utility.
02-14-2020 04:14 PM
If the IJ Scan Utility is scanning, but the operation panel of the printer isn't able to scan to the computer, then the computer's firewall or security settings are preventing the information from being pushed onto the computer. Ensure the necessary ports and program exceptions have been added to your security software. Refer to the security software's documentation and support for directions on adding exceptions.
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03-05-2020 08:44 PM - edited 03-06-2020 03:20 AM
It seems it's happening to lots of users, but Canon don't have the solution figured out. I tried the suggestions from this forum and spoke to their support line, to no avail. (It's clearly an ongoing problem, so I don't know why it says "solved" for this thread.) The idea of going back to an HP (i.e. "Hopeless Printers") disturbed me to the point of giving the Canon Support Line another try.
This time it worked! Full marks to the one who helped me through it: even though he didn't know why it worked, the things he took me through did the trick.
What did it take? Uninstalling the drivers, restarting the PC and disconnecting the printer, downloading and installing the latest drivers, and reconnect the printer to set it all up.
So if you can't get it to work, give the support line a call. (The Canon one - even though you might be thinking of the Crisis Support Line.)
03-06-2020 09:08 AM
I hope your solution is permanent. I have done that solution three times, and it will work to scan a few pages, and then back to the error message. I finally took it out of the network, and cabled it to my primary computer with a USB cable. It all works that way, so the issue is a networking glitch of some sort. I have never been able to get Windows 10 to share files with other computers--also a very common complaint by users--so it's possible that Microsoft is the culprit, either inadvertantly, or as some have suggested, by design to push users to their cloud service for file sharing. That sounds pretty sleazy even for MS, so I'll assume it's accidental. Either way, Canon should be able to program around the problem. My HP works fine, so . . .
03-06-2020 09:34 AM
03-06-2020 02:07 PM
Plowshares, you've got me crossing my fingers.
My printer is directly connected to the PC by USB cable. It makes for fewer problems...theoretically.
I'm sure the Windows 10 updates are the culprit, as my problem started after one of their updates. Software updates seem to be the cause of many app problems.