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Bjc 85 vista driver??? - Canon BJC-85 InkJet Printer

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  • parogers727 Aug 26, 2008

    I am unable to scan using the bjc-85 with vista os. any help will be greatly appreciated.

  • pacoanarkia Oct 25, 2008

    no free drivers for bjc 85 or impossible to install them???

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    I neeed the driver for bjc-85 (vista)

  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2009

    I need a vista driver for Canon BJC85

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As the link (http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=OSCompatibilitySupportAct&keycode=vistadr&fcategoryid=230&modelid=6620) in Mike's solution states, "Driver included with OS. Download not required.", i.e. Vista comes with a driver for the BJC-85 so you don't need to download one. I've just connected my BJC-85 to my new Vista machine and the printer was detected and drivers loaded automatically.

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Canon does not list a driver for Vista. You can see this at Cannon's web link here.
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=DownloadDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=329&modelid=6620

& why here.
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=OSCompatibilitySupportAct&keycode=vistadr&fcategoryid=230&modelid=6620

There is one other way to get a driver for vista. (Maybe). Microsoft has a program that you install. It scans your PC (make sure your printer is turned on)!
It checks your PC to see if it can run Vista. (even though you have it installed).
It also will show you at the end what driver software you need for vista. Including your printer & will give you a link to download the proper driver.
You have nothing to loose.
Once the vista program has finished & you download any missing drivers, just delete the program from Add/Remove programs in your control panel. Microsoft's Vista checker program link. Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor.
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/windowsvista/buyorupgrade/upgradeadvisor.mspx

Good Luck.
Mike

Posted on Mar 25, 2008

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SOURCE: canon bjc 85

Vista driver for this machine comes stnadard with vista but will not work when old xp drivers are present (or were when upgraded to vista) , remove old driver from system, connect printer,  vista should auto reconise and install.

Here is a canon link explaining Vista with BJC 85
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=SuprtKnowledgeBaseAct&fcategoryid=230&modelid=6620

Posted on Oct 31, 2007

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SOURCE: windows vista word 2007

hi i am a certified Canon4.gif repair tech for this printer. if you follow the link below this will take you to Canons support site where you can download the software for your printer. hope this helps

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=DownloadIndexAct

Posted on Jan 09, 2008

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SOURCE: will a bjc-85 work with vista?

The immediate response is that there is no Vista driver available for this printer from Canon.

However, that is not the end. Check the Vista printers and see if the driver is already built into Vista or Vista may supply a generic driver for older models of printers.

For a definite answer, you might want to call the Canon Support Center and get the Canon answer on this.

Don

Posted on Nov 25, 2009

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SOURCE: BJC-85 Not printing. New BC-10 and BCI-10. Paper loads normally

The problem you are having is with the print head and not the printer. Unfortunately, with these canon print heads, they are not dated, so it is possible to install a print head that was bought new and sealed, but is still dried out because it is old.

Try running the print head through one deep cleaning cycle, this sometimes will start to get an old print head flowing.

Deep cleaning cycle can be found by going to PRINTERS , right clicking on the BJC icon, selecting PROPERTIES from the drop down menu, and then selecting the MAINTAINENCE tab.

Check to make sure that the ink tank in the print head isn't dry. Even a new print head can have a dry tank if it's old.

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I need a driver for windows vista for my printer BJC-85


They only support up to windows xp
I found this information on a forum.....

Canon does not write modern Vista drivers for a printer that old. That leaves only one other source and that's the actual Windows Vista os. If it's not included then you cannot use this printer in Vista.

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/co...oadDetailAc t

You have to run the Add New Printer wizard to find out if this printer is supported by the Vistamag-glass_10x10.gif os.

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Will a bjc-85 work with vista?


The immediate response is that there is no Vista driver available for this printer from Canon.

However, that is not the end. Check the Vista printers and see if the driver is already built into Vista or Vista may supply a generic driver for older models of printers.

For a definite answer, you might want to call the Canon Support Center and get the Canon answer on this.

Don

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Trying to hookup bjc 80 to acer aspire 4730z running vista, don't have disc but am hooked up via usb.


you need the printer driver for vista in order to be able to print out. But Canon does not offer drivers for XP and Vista for bjc-80, however you can manually install the driver for BJC-85 and get the printing function going, but the scanner cartrige does not work through USB.

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BJC -85 Setup Software wil not download to Vista...not compatable.....What can be done to se the Printer/Scanner on my computer with Vista.


As the link (http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=OSCompatibilitySupportAct&keycode=vistadr&fcategoryid=230&modelid=6620) in Mike's solution states, "Driver included with OS. Download not required.", i.e. Vista comes with a driver for the BJC-85 so you don't need to download one. I've just connected my BJC-85 to my new Vista machine and the printer was detected and drivers loaded automatically.

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I have window vista in my laptop and I need the driveer for a canon bjc-85 bubble jet printer


Microsoft Windows Vista shall auto detect and recognize your device.
Normally most of the drivers are aleady available with Vista Os.

Step 1:
Connect the Printer to the system
Vista will auto detect this
Step 2:
When the pop-up windows appear stating new hardware found
Try to choose one from
Maufacturer >> Canon >> Check the BJC-85

But in case if you have tried to install driver form Windows XP CD
Please delete it and/or uninstall it entirely.

I hope this resolves you query
all the best

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Canon BJC 2000 question-1284 to usb


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THE BEST WAY to add an LPT printer port to your laptop is to use a PCMCIA to Parallel adapter card.
The PC Card slot provides access to the laptop's data bus, and the PC Card adapter easily sets up as a native LPT port within almost any OS.

There is no delay, or connection problems as I've seen in so many complaints about USB to Parallel or Legacy Serial adapters. Printing is Instant.

PCMCIA is a mature standard, and works seamlessly with XP and Vista, and almost any other OS.

PARALLEL is the old standard fast data protocol. IEEE 1284 ECP mode up to 1.5 Mbps.
The BJC-80 and the BJC-85 have the same print speed. The BJC-85 just added USB.

INFRARED is ver 1.0 on the BJC-80, and printing is a bit slower at 115.2 kbps. Even the BJC-85 with its higher IRDA transfer rating and a laptop's built-in IR port, the XP print spooler has problems with it, and can hang if printing more than one page, and especially with more than one document. It will not scan.

I use IR for printing single pages only with either the BJC-80 or BJC-85.
USB to IRDA adapters work fine, and are less expensive $5-6 than
PCMCIA to Parallel adapters, $20-25.

I have tested and used several PCMCIA adapters from different manufacturers, and they all work perfectly as a hot-pluggable, instant LPT and/or Legacy Serial port for my laptops.
TIPS:
After installing the PC Card driver, check Device Manager for the LPT port number.
Install the printer manually from the list of printers, and select the proper LPT port.
Most laptops have two PCMCIA slots. If you change slots, the adapter card driver may reinstall, and assign the next available LPT port, LPT2.

To scan with the BJC-80, you must have an LPT port.
The PC Card adapter also allows the use of the IS-12 scanner cartridge within XP or Vista.
Within Vista, set the Canon ISScan software to run in Windows 98 compatibility mode, to allow use of the TWAIN driver.

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Vista driver for this machine comes stnadard with vista but will not work when old xp drivers are present (or were when upgraded to vista) , remove old driver from system, connect printer,  vista should auto reconise and install.

Here is a canon link explaining Vista with BJC 85
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=SuprtKnowledgeBaseAct&fcategoryid=230&modelid=6620

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