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Why can't I install HP printer on Windows 10?

by Helen Marie Yahoo Customer Service

Well, it is straightforward for us to install the printer driver on a Windows 10 PC. If you are having trouble in it, here is what you can do to resolve the issue. 

HP printers are reliable, versatile, and compatible with all kinds of Windows 10 devices. But sometimes, HP printers may break, and you have to find a solution. Well, today, we will provide the best solution you need for your HP printer. 

First, we will look at how to install an HP printer on Windows 10 Devices.

Install HP printer on Windows 10 Devices

  • Open the Control Panel by typing it on the Start Menu and clicking the search result.

  • Now, click on the Printers and Drivers option and then select the 'Add a Printer' option from the top bar. 

  • Now, you can connect your HP printer physically to the computer and let it search manually. 

  • After that, your printer will be connected to your computer and install the drivers without any issue. 

However, at times, you may encounter some issues, and things don't work out the same. In that scenario, you can try and fix the HP printer driver issue. 

How to fix Driver Issues in HP Printer

Here are a few troubleshooting steps you can try to fix the driver related issue on your computer. 

Disable HP smart Install – It is software that comes pre-bundled with HP printers, and HP no longer supports it. If your computer has it installed, you must disable it or remove it. 

  • Open the printer screen and to Setup and the touch on the Service option

  • Open HP Smart Install and make sure that feature is disabled

Now, you can try to install the driver on your computer and see if the error is resolved. 

Windows Troubleshooter – You can also try to run the Windows 10 built-in troubleshooter to resolve the issue. 

  • Open the Computer Settings and click on the Update and Security option. 

  • Now, you need to open the troubleshoot tab and go to 'Get up and running' and then select the Printer option. 

  • Now, you need to click on the Run the Troubleshooter button to proceed. 

It will run a diagnostic on your computer and fix any common problem that printers face every day. 

If getting an HP printer driver is not an available error on your computer, then you need to download and install the HP Print and Scan Doctor. It will help you resolve all the HP printer related issues with the touch of a button.

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About Helen Marie Advanced   Yahoo Customer Service

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Joined APSense since, June 21st, 2018, From Columbus, United States.

Created on Sep 14th 2020 04:06. Viewed 207 times.

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