Solve Canon IJ Scan Utility Code 10 244 0

The Canon IJ scan utility error code 10 244 0 appears on the screen if you don’t have the required privileges to access a specified folder. If the driver for the Canon printer is outdated, the error may occur. Consider the steps that are given below to fix the Canon IJ Scan Utility Code 10 244 0.

  1. Clear all the print jobs and check whether the issue is resolved.
  2. If the error appears again, update the printer driver.
  3. You can update the driver from the official website of the printer.
Canon IJ Scan Utility Code 10 244 0

Method 1: Turning off the Windows Defender controlled folder access

  • Click on the Windows Defender icon on the system tray. Go to Settings and select the Update & Security section.
  • Select Windows Defender and click Open Windows Defender Security Center.
  • Now, go to the Virus & threat protection section.
  • Select the Virus & threat protection settings link.
  • Scan Utility Code 10 244 0 Error
  • Scroll down to the Controlled folder access section. Make sure that the toggle switch is on the OFF position. If it is turned ON, click on it to turn it OFF.
  • When prompted for permission to turn off the Controlled folder access, select Yes.
  • Canon IJ Scan Utility Code 10 244 0 Solution 1

Method 2: Allowing the scan utility program to work through Windows Defender

If you don’t want to turn off controlled folder access, you can allow the Canon Scan utility program to work through Windows Defender. You have to add the IJ Scan Utility program to the list of apps to work with Windows Defender.

  • Go to the Controlled folder access section and select Allow an app through Controlled folder access.
  • Click on the icon next to the Add an allowed app section.
  • Canon IJ Scan Utility Code 10 244 0 Method 2
  • When the window appears, go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Canon\IJ Scan Utility. Double-click on the SCANUTILITY.exe file. 
  • When the list of allowed apps appears, the IJ Scan Utility opens. 
  • Close the IJ Scan Utility program and re-launch it to start scanning using IJ Scan Utility.

Now you have seen different methods to fix Canon IJ Scan Utility Code 10 244 0.

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