How To Install and Configure Canon ScanGear Tool Software
This tutorial will explain you How To Install and Configure Canon ScanGear Tool Software. A lot of users have been facing problem in installing and configuring Canon ScanGear Tool Software. This is because they did not get the setup file of Canon ScanGear Tool as they download the EXE file from their Official website. The setup file gets saved into TEMP folder after getting extracted from EXE file. Nevertheless, do not worry! If you want to enable your Canon Copiers to be able to scan directly from the copy machine to the computer, then you have come to the right place. I have prepared this step-by-step tutorial to teach you How To Install and Configure Canon ScanGear Tool Software.
How To Install and Configure Canon ScanGear Tool Software:
Follow the below steps to install and configure Canon ScanGear Tool Software.
Step 1: At first, download the ScanGear Tool from Canon’s Official Website. [Opt for Version 2.21 for the non-color copiers and Version 2.71+ for the newer Canon Color. You could also use the below links to download the ScanGear Tool for the respective versions.]
Step 2: Now, click on the downloaded EXE file. It will unpack the contents of the EXE to your TEMP folder.
Step 3: Now, go to the TEMP folder. You can use the below navigation to go into TEMP folder in your system.
TEMP FOLDER LOCATION for Windows XP:
C:\Documents and Settings\NameofUser\Local Settings\Temp
TEMP FOLDER LOCATION for Windows 7:
Step 4: Here, you will find the setup file of Canon ScanGear Tool Software. Click on the file to start the installation.
Step 5: Follow the onscreen instructions. Once, the installation completes, launch the Canon ScanGear Tool Software.
Step 6: Now, enter the IP address of the copier. Also, make sure the copier has connected successfully with the network by clicking on the “Test Connection” button.
Step 7: Now, you can scan using the copier machine. To do so, click on the big SCAN button on your Canon Copier to switch the copier into SCAN mode.
Step 8: Select the “Online” option to force the SCAN mode on. It will start searching for the ScanGear client on your computer.
Step 9: Now, place the document you want to scan on the feeder tray at the top of the Canon Copier.
Step 10: Now, on your computer, select Scan option with its color scale.
That’s it. You’re done. You have successfully Installed and Configured Canon ScanGear Tool Software.
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