Uninstalling / reinstalling the MG6120 drivers (Macintosh)

Article ID: ART140256 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


If the MP Navigator or the MP drivers are no longer required, or if they are not installed correctly, uninstall them.


Uninstall / Reinstall the MP Drivers

If the MP Navigator EX or the MP drivers are no longer required, or if they are not installed correctly, uninstall them.
Uninstall the MP Drivers following the procedure described below (click here for detailed instructions), insert the Setup CD-ROM into the computer's disc drive and perform [Custom Install] and select [MP Drivers] to reinstall the MP drivers.

A Canon IJ Printer that you no longer use can be deleted from the printer list. Before deleting the Canon IJ Printer, disconnect the cable that connects the printer to the computer.

Caution: Uninstalling means deleting software, such as MP drivers, from the computer. Once the software has been deleted the unit cannot be used through the computer until the software has been reinstalled.

Uninstalling the MP Drivers

The procedure to delete the unnecessary Canon IJ Printer from the printer list is as follows:

You cannot delete the Canon IJ Printer unless you are logged in as an user with the administrative right. For information about an administrative user, refer to the Macintosh manuals.

  1. Disconnect the USB cable from the printer.

  2. Open System Preferences, and select Print & Scan in Mac OS X 10.7 or Print & Fax in Mac OS X 10.4.11, Mac OS X 10.5x. or Mac OS X 10.6.x.

  3. Delete the Canon IJ printer from the printer list.
    From the printer list, select the Canon IJ Printer to be deleted, and then click -.

    Even if a Canon IJ Printer is deleted from the printer list, you can re-register it automatically by connecting the printer to your computer.

  4. Now, reinstall the MP Drivers.

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Reinstall the MP Drivers:


Do not connect the USB cable yet.

You will be prompted to connect it during the installation using the Setup CD-ROM.

  • Quit all applications before installation.
  • Log on using an administrator account.
  • Internet connection may be required during the installation. Connection fees apply.

1. Press the ON button to turn off the machine.

Operating noise stops after about 1 minute.

2. Insert the CD-ROM into the computer.


If the USB cable is already connected, unplug it. If a message appears on the computer, click Cancel.


Double-click the Setup icon of the CD-ROM folder to proceed to the following screen.

Enter your administrator name and password, then click OK.

If the CD-ROM folder does not open automatically, double-click the CD-ROM icon on the desktop.

If you do not know your administrator name or password, click the help button, then follow the on-screen instructions.


If the CD-ROM does not autorun:

Double-click the CD-ROM icon on the desktop.

4. Cilck Next.

5. Cilck USB Connection.

6. Cilck Next.

  • Easy-WebPrint EX

Easy-WebPrint EX is Web print software that is installed on the computer when installing the supplied software. Safari 4 or later (Mac OS X v.10.5 or later) is required to use this software. An Internet connection is required for installation.

Follow any on-screen instructions to proceed with the software installation.

7. When the Printer Connection screen appears, connect the machine to the computer with a USB cable.

After connecting the cable, TURN ON THE MACHINE.

8. Click Next.

- Important Information for the Installation

  • Necessary Information for the User Registration

When the serial number is not displayed on the registration screen automatically, input the serial number located inside the machine (as shown in the illustration).


If the power is on, the Print Head Holder will move when the Scanning Unit (Cover) (A) is opened.

  • If the Extended Survey Program screen appears

If you can agree to Extended Survey Program, click Agree.

If you click Do not agree, the Extended Survey Program will not be installed.

(This has no effect on the machine's functionality.)

  • When the [Test Print] window is displayed

Test printing will be performed to check the printer's operation.

Load plain paper into the printer and click [Execute].

After test printin, click [Next].

To skip test printing, click [Next] instead of [Execute].

9. Click Exit to complete the installation.

10. Solution Menu EX starts.

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