Do you want to install that printer on your computer that has no CD/DVD drive? Or, do you have a CD drive but not a CD? No worries!Anything is possible, including the installation of a printer without a CD or a  CD/DVD drive.It's not a huge deal these days. The printer driver needed for installing the printer can be easily downloaded from the official website of the printer. With the online download, the installation process is quite simple. In this article, we’ll be seeing the basic example of How To Install Printer Without CD/DVD Drive.


Let's say you already have a Canon printer in hand and it can do all the functions you desire. The first thing about the Canon printer is to know how you will set up the hardware components.

Before reading the steps to install the printer, ensure that you have performed the hardware setup for the printer; you will now be reading the steps for installing your Canon printer without an installation CD (or CD/DVD drive).

How To Install Printer Without CD/DVD Drive


  • Open the Canon support page for the printer.
  • Click the Drivers, Manuals & Firmware tab.
  • Select the operating system from the drop-down list.
  • Select the Driver Language and click the Search button.
  • Once the support page refreshes, click the Download button for the printer driver.
  • Perform a double-click on the downloaded driver to start the installation.

Driver Installation:

  • Run the downloaded driver on your computer.
  • Ensure not to connect the printer to the computer yet.
  • Once the installer opens, follow the commands on the screen.
  • When the connection screen opens, select the method of connection you want for the printer.

USB Connection:

  • Connect the USB cable to the Canon printer and the computer.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions on the computer.
  • The initialization will take some time, and the connection will be complete.

Wireless Connection:

For having a wireless connection, the steps will vary from one Canon printer to another (different printer brands, as well).

  • Perform the USB connection for the time being and select the Wireless Connection option.
  • Follow the on-screen commands and complete the wireless connection.
  • Once the connection is secure, you can remove the USB cable connected to the Canon printer and the computer.

Follow the above setup procedure to install your Canon printer on your computer without the installation CD. In the same manner, you can download the printer driver from the official Epson, Brother, or Lexmark website. Simply follow the prompts that lead to the driver download. The installation steps for the printers are almost the same. Hope now you have known How To Install Printer Without CD/DVD Drive. If you have a query that needs to be answered, click CALL. Our technical team will resolve the issue immediately.