The network connection problems are generally the reason behind the error stare problem in your canon printer. Other reasons include an outdated driver or misconfigured port settings. To resolve the Canon printer in error state
issue, you will need to make sure that your printer is online. For that, go to the control panel, click devices and printers, click the printer, and then choose the option use printer online. Also, you may try to reinstall the printer driver from your canon-support website. Another fix is to set the Print Spooler service to automatic mode. Go to the services window, locate Print spooler, right-click over it, and select properties. Now click the General tab, set startup type to automatic, click apply, and click ok.