Manufacturer: Canon Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 1914.4 KB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows ME
Latest Version / Release Date: 220.127.116.11 / 06/16/1998
Designed to be a setup layout file, the device driver for the Canon CFX-B380IF Printer upon installation would initially check for the presence of any previous multipass printer driver in the registry database. If found the older device driver will be uninstalled before proceeding with the installation of the newer one. As an information file the device driver contains the hardware class, device signature, and name of provider to the host computer system. These data passed on to the underlying operating system is stored in the registry database to be made available to any requesting software application. The device driver also incorporates the various modules that are used to deliver the feature sets built into the printing hardware. These modules include the common modules which cover the various DRV and DLL file types that provide the printing hardware its basic functionality.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Color, MP, and Color Profile modules are also included in the device driver. These modules provide extended functionality to the printing device in terms of its output quality and capability to match its output to what is being displayed on the computer screen. The Color module is concerned with the mapping of the colors and the number of bits that are used to represent the shade. This feature is available for both color and monochrome printing. The MP module is closely associated with the print spooler function. This particular function of the Canon CFX-B380IF Printer is linked to the printing queue traffic that is generated when multiple printing requests are sent to the hardware. This module makes sure that appropriate priority levels are assigned to the printing tasks with those having the same levels accomplished on a first come first served basis. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Canon CFX-B380IF Printer errors before installing any driver updates.