This Canon Printer error “Not Enough Memory” may encounter when the temporal mismatch problem happens in the operating system. Thus, Latest Windows 10 update might be the cause of such occurrence. However, many canon printer models often encounter this error on their devices. Also, it can occur if your printer doesn’t have enough memory to complete the printing job. Sometimes, due to this error, documents contain TrueType fonts which can be downloaded as Type 42 fonts or it cannot be the accurate type of fonts for your printer.

Nevertheless, users who are using other brands printers might also encounter this issue. However, your printer unable to print anything or sometimes only prints the part of the documents. Moreover, whenever the “Not Enough Memory” error occurs on the screen, then your printer throws an error message which says:

“This printer needs more memory than is accessible in this printer. The attempt on or further of the following and then print again”:

“For the output format choose to Optimize for portability.”

“Diminish the number of fonts in this document.”

“Print the document in parts.”


Below we mentioned a few methods which will help you in fixing the canon printer error “Not Enough Memory”. The steps are discussed below:

Ways to Troubleshoot Canon Printer Error “Not Enough Memory”

Before following the steps, just want to advise you that follow the steps in ascending order to avoid trouble and errors. Also, perform a full system scan just to make sure that your printer or system is clean from online threats or other deceitful elements. Here how to fix it:

Method-1: Resetting the Memory Settings

  1. Hit on the “Start” icon to launch the start menu.
  2. Then, choose the “Settings” option.
  3. After that, press the “Printers/Device” options.
  4. Now, right-click on the printer icon and select “Properties” option.
  5. Alternatively, pick the “Device Options”.
  6. Lastly, under the Printer Memory list, click on the right settings option followed by an OK tab.

Method-2: Run as Administrator

Any of you is utilizing the MP Navigator, run the program as administrator.

  1. Firstly, right-click on the “Programs” icon and select the Properties option from there.
  2. Now, go to the “Shortcut” tab option.
  3. After that, click on the “Advanced” option.
  4. Checkmark the “Run as Administrator” box.
  5. Lastly, hit the “Apply” option.
  6. Finally, close all the windows and restart your computer system to save all the changes.

Hopefully, the aforementioned steps help you in fixing the Canon Printer error “Not Enough Memory”.

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