Windows® 7 Printer Removal
What is the way to remove old printer? How to install printer drivers in Windows 7?
Windows 7 is an easy to use Operating System from Microsoft. Windows 7 automatically detects devices connected and install the drivers for them. If the printer is removed, then it will not be shown in Windows 7. If you want to remove a previous printer from computer, you need to perform some simple steps in the computer. You need to login to the computer as 'Administrator' and select 'Add/Remove Program' from 'Control Panel' menu. You need to click on 'Print Management' and select 'Add the Local Server'. After that, you need to scroll down and make sure that you select 'Remove Driver Package'.
Following are the tips and tricks to install drivers for printer on Windows 7:
- Install authentic drivers
- System requirements
Install authentic drivers
The drivers need to be authentic drivers. The authentic drivers are those drivers that are obtained from the manufacturer. The drivers might be obtained through the driver CD provided when the printer was purchased. There are large number of third party websites that allow the installation of drivers. These websites might provide incompatible drivers. Make sure that only authentic drivers are installed in the computer.
All the drivers in the computer require minimum system specifications. These minimum system specifications need to be fulfilled for installing the drivers successfully. The printer drivers are designed according to the make and model of printer. The minimum requirements will be mentioned in ‘read me’ file along with the printer driver. If the minimum system specifications are not met, then the printer might not work properly.
Compatibility is another main factor of drivers. The drivers need to be compatible with Windows 7. If you have installed any printers previously in the computer, you need to remove them from the computer. For that, you need to download and install compatible drivers. While downloading the printer driver from the manufacturer’s website, you need to select Windows 7 that is installed in the computer.
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