CanoScan 8600F

Category: Scanner
Manufacturer: Canon USA, Inc.
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 19.6 MB
Operating System: Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 9.6.5 / 03 Jan 2009

Windows device driver information for CanoScan 8600F

CanonScan D1250U2/D1250U2F is a flatbed scanner that can process the scanned images in both color and monochrome. The scanner's has a charge-coupled device (CCD) element and sources its light from a cold-cathode lamp. At optical resolutions, the scanner process images at 1200 x 2400 dpi, while at interpolated resolutions, the scanner processes images at 9600 x 9600 dpi. The maximum document size that this scanner processes is 8.5 x 11.7 inches. The scanner uses a hi-speed USB interface that enhances the transfer of images from the scanner to the machine. The length of the interface cable is approximately five inches. Usually, the scanner comes pre-packaged with the installation CD, which enables the users to install the device into the system. However, should one not have the installation for any reason, the same can be downloaded from the canon official website

Outdated Drivers?

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

The CanonScan D1250U2/D1250U2F drivers are available as a freeware and one needs no license to download them. They are available on the Canon website in a zipped folder, which should be downloaded and saved on the computer. Once the scanner is connected to the machine, the system will automatically sense the new hardware device and hence launch the drivers' installation process. After the installation process is complete, one will need to reboot his or her machine for the scanner to work. It is however advisable that one store back up driver files before commencing on the installation process. This ensures that the user can easily re-install the same should the system corrupt. Some of the reason why systems corrupt is an malware or spyware attack. The user should therefore take precautionary measures against such by investing in a reliable anti-virus/anti-spyware software. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and CanoScan 8600F errors before installing any driver updates.