Tips to manually remove printer driver
Discuss the role of printer drivers. How could you manually remove printer driver from your system?
Printer is a device that provides the hard copy of the data stored in computers or other electronic devices. Most of the printers are attached by cables. Many hardware manufacturers release many kinds of printers like Canon Imageclass Mf4350D Printer, Okidata B6100 printer, HP Deskjet D1660 printer, Brother Mfc-495Cw Printer, Epson Stylus Photo Printer etc with slightly different functionality and feature. To get improved performance, you need to install compatible driver. Printer driver acts as the intermediate between printer and system processor. Actually printer driver is the software part of the Printer. So you need to install compatible driver for your printer and system.
Given below are methods to manually remove printer driver from your system:
- Remove through Control Panel
- Remove through All Programs
- Remove through Device Manager
Remove through Control Panel
You could easily remove or uninstall printer driver through Control Panel. To open Control Panel you need to press on Start menu and select Control Panel. From the given Control Panel window you need to select Add or Remove programs. It would list all installed programs in your system. From the given list you need to choose printer driver and select Uninstall or Remove button. It would safely remove printer driver from your system.
Remove through All Programs
To do this you need to open Start button and select All Programs. After selecting All Programs it would list all installed programs in your system. From this list you need to choose Printer driver. While choosing printer driver it would list the many options in the right side. From those options you need to choose Uninstall. After successful uninstallation you need to restart your system.
Device Manager lists all installed devices and its drivers. From here you could easily uninstall driver for your printer. To do this you need to open Device Manager (in order to open Device Manager you need to right click on the My Computer icon and choose Manage. From the Computer Management window you need to choose Device Manager). After pressing the plus sign for the printer you need to right click on the printer driver. From the given list of options you need to choose Uninstall driver.
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