Network Scan Settings - Windows

Article ID: ART138011 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 11/04/2015
 

Solution

You can connect your scanner or printer to a network to share it among multiple computers.

Important

  • Multiple users cannot scan at the same time.

Note

  • Complete the network settings of your scanner or printer beforehand using the Setup CD-ROM.

  • With network connection, scanning takes longer than USB connection.

Complete the following settings to enable scanning over a network.

Specifying Your Scanner or Printer

Use IJ Network Scanner Selector EX to specify the scanner you want to use. By specifying the scanner, you can scan over a network from your computer.

Important

  • If the product you want to use is changed with IJ Network Scanner Selector EX, the product used for scanning with IJ Scan Utility changes as well.

    If your scanner or printer is not selected in IJ Scan Utility, check that it is selected with IJ Network Scanner Selector EX.

    IJ Network Scanner Selector EX Menu and Setting Screen

  1. Check that IJ Network Scanner Selector EX is running.

    If IJ Network Scanner Selector EX is running, its icon appears in the notification area of the taskbar.

    figure: IJ Network Scanner Selector EX menu

    Note
    • If the icon is not displayed in the notification area of the taskbar:

      Windows 8:

      Click IJ Network Scanner Selector EX on the Start screen.
      If IJ Network Scanner Selector EX is not displayed on the Start screen, select the Search charm, then search for "IJ Network Scanner Selector EX".

      Windows 7/ Windows Vista/ Windows XP:

      From the Start menu, select All Programs > Canon Utilities > IJ Network Scanner Selector EX > IJ Network Scanner Selector EX.

      The icon appears in the notification area of the taskbar, and the Scan-from-PC Settings screen appears. In that case, skip ahead to Step 3.

  2. In the notification area of the taskbar, right-click the IJ Network Scanner Selector EX icon and select Settings....

    figure: IJ Network Scanner Selector EX menu

    The Scan-from-PC Settings screen appears.

  3. Select your scanner or printer from Scanners.

    Normally, the MAC address of your scanner or printer is already selected after the network setup. In that case, you do not need to select it again.

    figure: Scan-from-PC Settings screen

    Important
    • If multiple scanners exist on the network, multiple model names are displayed. In that case, you can select one scanner per model.

  4. Click OK.

Setting for Scanning with IJ Scan Utility

To scan from IJ Scan Utility using a scanner or printer connected to a network, specify your scanner or printer with IJ Network Scanner Selector EX, then follow the steps below to change the connection status between it and the computer.

  1. Start IJ Scan Utility.

    Starting IJ Scan Utility

  2. Select "Canon XXX series Network" (where "XXX" is the model name) for Product Name.

    figure: IJ Scan Utility

    Note
    • For USB connection, select "Canon XXX series" (where "XXX" is the model name) for Product Name.

  3. Click Settings... to use another scanner connected to a network.

  4. Click (General Settings), then click Select in Product Name.

    figure: Settings dialog box

    The Scan-from-PC Settings screen of IJ Network Scanner Selector EX appears.

    Select the scanner you want to use and click OK.

  5. In the Settings (General Settings) dialog box, click OK.

    The IJ Scan Utility main screen reappears. You can scan via a network connection.

Note

  • If your scanner or printer does not appear, check the following, click OK to close the screen, then reopen it and try selecting again.

    - The MP Drivers is installed

    - Network settings of your scanner or printer is completed after installing the MP Drivers

    - Network communication between your scanner or printer and computer is enabled


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