Set up the MAXIFY MB5120 for use via USB - Windows (Standalone MP Drivers)

Article ID: ART180887 | Date published: 09/08/2022 | Date last updated: 09/08/2022


This article shows how to set up the MAXIFY MB5120 for use via USB on a Windows PC using the standalone MP Drivers installer.


If you want to use the MAXIFY MB5120 via USB with a Windows PC, you can install the MP Drivers for this printer with a standalone MP Drivers installer. This installer uses a more simplified interface than what you would find with the full driver package or setup CD that comes with the printer. Follow the steps below to obtain this standalone installer and set up the printer for use via USB.

  1. Access the MAXIFY MB5120 support page.

  2. Scroll down through the list to find the MB5100 series MP Drivers.

     You may need to select the Load More button as you scroll through the list.

  3. Select the Download button for the MP Drivers.

    Figure: Download button outlined in red

     If prompted to run or save the file, save it to your computer, then open it. If prompted to provide permission to run this file, select the appropriate affirmative option.

  4. Select Next on the Welcome screen.

    Figure: Next button outlined in red

  5. Select your place of residence, then select Next.

    Figure: Next button outlined in red

  6. Read the License Agreement. Select Yes to proceed. If you select No, the installation will be canceled.

    Figure: Yes button highlighted in red

    The drivers will be installed. Please wait.

    Figure: Cleaning up the shortcuts

  7. On the Connection Method screen, select Use the printer via USB, then select Next.

    Figure: Use the printer via USB is selected, Next button outlined in red

    The drivers will be registered in your computer. Please wait.

    Registering the scanner driver

  8. When the Connect Cable screen appears, connect the printer to the computer with a USB cable.

    Figure: Connect Cable screen

    After a few moments, this window will close.

  9. The installation is complete. Select Complete to close the installer. If you want this printer to be the default printer on your computer, make sure the Set as default printer box has a check. If you don't want this printer to be the default, remove the check from this box.

    Figure: Set as default printer box and Complete button outlined in red

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

Or if you still need help, visit our Canon Community by clicking the button below to get answers:

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