Tips to Remove Printer Driver
What is a printer driver? What is the method to remove printer drivers?
Printers are the devices which take information from your computer screen and then transfer the data to paper. When compared to older printers the recent printers have got any enhanced features such as the high print speed and quality. With the help of these features printers would offer a gleaming system performance. The print speed of printers is usually measured in terms of characters per second, lines per minute. The printer’s resolutions are usually measured in dots per inch. Then for ensuring all these functions the need of the printer drivers are very essential. As the Printer drivers are the softwares which ensure the proper functioning printer. Without the drivers the printer could not function properly. Thus it is always recommended to install the printer drivers appropriately. But most often you would have to remove the printer driver form your system when it is been encountered with troubles like Compatibility issues, Outdated driver issues and issues due to driver conflicts.
The following are the methods to remove printer drivers:
- Through Add/Remove program
- Through Device Manager
- Tip to remove printer driver
Through Add/Remove program
With the help of the Add/remove feature in the control panel you are able to remove the printer driver which is installed in your system. For that first you would have to go to the Start Menu in Control Panel. Then you need to double click on the Add or Remove option. After that look for the printer driver which you need to remove and click on the Change /Remove button. By doing so you could easily remove the printer driver.
Through Device Manager
With the help of the Device Manager also you are able to remove the printer driver. Then for that you need to go to the Start Menu and click on Control Panel. After that click on System by selecting Performance and Maintenance. Then when the new Window appears you need to select the Hardware tab and here you could see the Device Manger. In the Device Manager Window you need to double click on the printer whose driver is to be removed.
Tip to remove printer driver
In order to remove printer driver you would have to go to Control Panel in the Start Menu and then click on Printers and Faxes. Then click on the File Menu and choose Server Properties from the menu list. After that when the server properties menu opens you need to click on the Drivers tab. Then you need to select the printer driver which you need to remove and click on the Remove button.
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