How to Setup SCAN TO NETWORK on Windows 8/7/Vista/Xp

How to set up Scan Network  on  OS Windows 8/7/Vista/Xp


If you have correctly configured the network scan settings then you can connect your scanner to the network to share it with multiple computers

When using this feature, some users may not be able to scan at the same time. Before using you may need to complete your scanner or printer network settings, Scanner speed With a network connection takes longer than a USB connection.

Before performing the scanner, please Complete the following settings to enable scanning over the network. Please Specify Your Scanner

Use IO Network Scanner Selector EX to determine which scanner you want to use. By determining the scanner, you can scan over the network from your computer.

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


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


But If the icon is not displayed in the notification area of ​​the taskbar like the picture above, Do as the steps below

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

Do this if you are using 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 this case, go to Step 3.

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


Choose your scanner or printer from Scanners.

Usually, your scanner's MAC address or your printer is selected after the network settings. In this case, you do not have to select it again.


If multiple scanners are on the network, some model names will be displayed. In this case, you can select one scanner per model. then Click OK.

How to Setting for Scanning with IJ Scan Utility


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

Start IJ Scan Utility


Select Canon series Network model (select your product series), while For USB connection, (select your product series), then Click Settings.


But if you want to use another scanner connected to the network.

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


The Scan-from-PC Settings screen of IJ Network Scanner Selector EX will appear. Then Select the scanner you want to use and click OK., In the Settings dialog box, click OK. Then the main screen will appear IJ Scan Utility. Means you can scan through a network connection.

Keep in mind, If your scanner does not appear, please click OK to close the screen, then reopen and try to select again.

In conclusion you should make sure the MP Driver is installed, Your scanner network settings are complete after installing MP Driver, make sure Network communication between the scanner and your computer is turned on. Source:cannon