How to fix: Chrome, Firefox crash when printing to Canon MF8xxx printer

. Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Hot Damn, I love the internets. This particular issues had been haunting me since forever or more accurately since I've installed windows 10 OS. Especially embarrassing for IT guy to have it lingering around for so long!

Fear no more, as I've found the solution and it's stupidly simple to do.
  • Click the Windows button
  • Click Settings
  • Click Devices
  • Select printer (ie Canon MF8300 Series UFRII LT)
  • Click the Manage button
  • Click Printer Properties
  • Device Settings tab
  • Change “Spooling at Host:” from “Auto” to “Enabled”
  • Click Apply, then OK
That's it! No more apps crashing!
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