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Canon ir3300 will not print from a computer.

Canon ir3300 will not print from a computer.

Canon ir3300 will not print from a computer.

(OP)
I have a Canon ir3300 set up as a network device. Copying and Faxing works fine from the device, now I want to print to it from a computer.
I downloaded the PCL6 drivers from Canon's site and installed it on a Win7 computer. It searched and found the printer on the network, it installed the printer and all seems ok. I printed several things, no errors, they go in and out of the print queue with no errors, except that no paper comes out of the device.

I opened the web interface at http://192.168.x.x, it opens. I went to the Print queue, nothing there. I went to the Logs, and I can see my print jobs with my Windows user name there, with a status of OK!?!?!

In other words, everything seems to be working and configured correctly, except no printed paper is coming out. What am I missing???

RE: Canon ir3300 will not print from a computer.

I know most of these questions are on the lower end and seeing your posts here I would imagine you have covered these bases but never hurts to double check.
You are downloading from here, correct? https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/...
You have the right 64 or 32 bit driver for your version of Windows, as they are different files? (Side note: cant believe this printer has W98 drivers... that's actually pretty cool)

If you connect locally instead of network, does it print to it after configured? If not I would try the PPD driver after nuking the PCL driver. The PPD driver is more up to date anyway as of last year. If so I would look harder at the network config.

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RE: Canon ir3300 will not print from a computer.

(OP)
Thanks for the fast reply! I did download from the page you linked to, used PCL6_v15.00_Set-up_x64.exe (computer has Win 7 64-bit). I will try uninstalling it and using the PPD driver PPD_v4.15Win.exe, see if it makes a difference.

RE: Canon ir3300 will not print from a computer.

(OP)
That's just a batch of PPD files. No idea what to do with them.

RE: Canon ir3300 will not print from a computer.

(OP)
But the PCL5 drivers DID work. Go figure. Thanks DrB0b!

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