Howto install Canon Pixma MX700 on Windows 7 x64

Install the minimum for the Canon Pixma MX700. Without the extra Canon software you’ll probably never use.

1. First install the Printer Driver MP Driver v1.01
Choose FILE as printer port.
Filename: mx700swin64101ej.exe
Direct link:

choose printer port

2. Second install the Network Driver: IJ Network Driver v2.5.5
Filename: mx700sndwin255_ntwin255en.exe
Your Pixma MX700 will be detected on the network, click it to install.
Direct link:

With these two installed, I’m able to use my MX700 as usual.  I can print and scan from all Windows applications. However I didn’t try the Fax, don’t use it anyway.

Canon MX700: Code 259

Canon Pixma MX700 gives error Code 259, when scanning to or from the PC. In a Windows Server 2003 environment, with redirected folders enabled.

Change the Scan temp location to a local directory:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Canon\MP Navigator EX\1.0\000085C5E19F\Folders]

And/or in the Canon Config:


If you’re a domain administrator, you can push this setting with Group Policy Preferences (GPP):

Canon MX700 ScanTempFolder for error code 259