Ways to Reinstall HP Printer
Printers are devices which produce hard copies of data present in the system. There are many types of printers are available. Among them, HP is one of the best. There are many conditions which could lead to reinstallation of printer. If you are not satisfied with your current model of printer and need to use some other new type you could perform reinstallation. Before doing that you have to uninstall all the drivers from the system. You have to get into the device manager and then click 'Uninstall' in the printer driver option. You could perform the printer reinstallation even if you miss the CD available with that. In order to reinstall the printer you need to have the printer which is compatible with the system. There would also be genuine and correct drivers for the printer. Then only the correct reinstallation is possible.
- Download the Drivers
- Reinstalling Printer
- Tips to Solve Issues
Download the Drivers
You have to go to the website of the original printer manufacturer's website. In that you need to look for the model name and the corresponding operating system. According to that, you have to select the drivers. You have to then click the link which shows the downloading of these drivers. Then only the drivers would be compatible with your system and the printer. You need to save those drivers in a safe place on the system.
You need to click on 'Start'. Then, you have to select 'Printers and Faxes' icon. In the left side you will find option called 'Add a printer'. You have to click that. After that you need to connect the printer to the system through the cable and have to turn on. You need to then select the option 'Local printer' and have to click 'Next'. You need to click the option 'Have Disk' when you are requested to choose the printer mode. You have to then navigate to the location where the drivers have been downloaded. After that you need to click 'Finish' to complete the installation.
There might be many issues with reinstalling of HP printer. If you have got old drivers within the system, you will not be able to perform reinstallation without any error. There would be some conflicts from old drivers. So you have to look for any of these old drivers and then try to uninstall them completely. If the printer connections get damaged, that would also cause issues. The system would not able to detect the printer. You have to make all the connections very tightly. Sometimes virus threats present in the system could also cause interruption in the reinstallation process. So you have to use the best antivirus software and then remove them all.
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