The majority of users have reported the Canon Scan has stopped working. Change the settings so that the image size is reduced. 153: The image you attempted to scan is in a size that cannot be opened in the specified application. The memory required to start IJ Scan Utility cannot be obtained; exit other applications. Before trying to resolve the scanner issue we would strongly advise that you first run a malware scan and removal tool, as it is highly possible that something malicious may have caused corruptions with your printer software or within Windows file system. scanner not working after Windows 10 upgrade. As users shared the following issue on Microsoft forum as : “Using the Canon software for Windows 10 (64bit) I press preview scan and the scanner runs through its cycle and produces a preview, I then press Scan, the scanner gets 28% of the way down the bed and stops.Scanner then hangs and it takes Task manager to end task before I can … It cannot be used for other devices. If you don't see IJ Scan Utility in the Start menu, you can find it here: C:\Program Files (x86)\Canon\IJ Scan Utility\SCANUTILITY.EXE Network environment If you have more than one scanner or have changed from a USB connection to a network connection, you'll need to set the network environment from the IJ Scan Utility. Connect the Type-C side to the scanner. Change the settings so that the image size is reduced. For details, see Scanner Connection Method. Reduce the resolution or output size and scan again. 157: Cannot communicate with scanner for these reasons: - Scanner is turned off. Reduce the resolution or output size and scan again. The supplied USB cable is for the scanner only. 2. After your PC restarts, check if the problem is still there. To fix this problem, users are suggesting to disable all startup applications and services. The user originally stated the following on the Microsoft Forum, “Using the Canon software for Windows 10 (64bit) I press preview scan and the scanner runs through its cycle and produces a preview, I then press Scan, the scanner gets 28% of the way down the bed and stops. The memory required to start IJ Scan Utility cannot be obtained; exit other applications. If IJ Scan Utility Lite or the application is running, exit it. The image you attempted to scan is in a size that cannot be opened in the specified application. Reduce the resolution or output size and scan again. 153: The image you attempted to scan is in a size that cannot be opened in the specified application. In some instances, third-party applications can interfere with your hardware and cause Cannot communicate with scanner message. Change the settings so that the image size is reduced. 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