Uninstalling a Driver

This explains the procedure for uninstalling a driver that is no longer needed.

Prerequisites

Confirm that the following conditions are satisfied. Complete the preparation operations.
When connected by USB, removal of the USB cable connecting the device and the computer
Confirmation of the device name to be deleted
NOTE
The driver can be upgraded. It is not necessary to uninstall the old driver.

Procedure

1.
Display the [System Preferences] dialog box of the operating system → click [Printers & Scanners].
2.
Select the device to be uninstalled → click [-] displayed at the bottom of the dialog box.
3.
Delete the files of the driver to be uninstalled in the following folders of the operating system.
Library/Printers/Canon/CUPSPSMF
Library/Printers/PPDs/Contents/Resources/CNMC****SB.ppd.gz
The name represented by "****" varies according to the device.
If a confirmation dialog box is displayed, enter an administrator name and password and click [OK].
4.
Restart the operating system.