HP Printer Drivers

The Easy Ways To Download and Install HP Printer Drivers

hp printer drivers

HP Printer is a wonderful printing device. It is loaded with lots of features. They are available in a wide variety of configurations. They fulfill office and home requirements with ease. You can easily install and upgrade them. They perform like a beast whenever required. HP provides great technical support to their printers. In this article, we are going to discuss how to download and install HP printer drivers for your operating system.

  • Open this website- https://www8.hp.com/in/en/home.html.
  • Hover the mouse to Printer.
  • You will get a plethora of printer options to choose.
  • Now, hover the mouse to Support.
  • Click on Software and Drivers.
  • Click on Printer.
  • Enter your printer name and hit Submit.
  • If you do not know your printer name, there is hint at the right side of the Submit button.
  • Find the printer name with the help of the hint.
  • Check if the operating system is chosen correctly.
  • Change it if the wrong operating system is chosen.

You will most likely get the following download options:

  • Full Feature Software Driver .
  • Basic Driver
  • Firmware
  • Utility-Diagnostic Tools

The options may vary according to the HP printer model number.

  • Run the downloaded file.
  • Complete the installation by following the onscreen instructions.
  • You need to check if the printer drivers are installed successfully or not by printing a test page.
  • If the print test is successful, you have your HP printer drivers correctly installed.

You can also download and install the printer drivers by another process.

Through HP Easy Start

  • Visit the HP website- https://123.hp.com/setup
  • You need to click on the big Download button to download Easy Start application.
  • You can also download the relevant Easy start application by entering your HP printer name too
  • Run the downloaded file to begin the installation process.

HP Easy Start Installation

  • You ned to click on “I have reviewed and accept the data collection settings and the HP Privacy statement” to start the installation of HP Easy Start.
  • You need to click on Continue.
  • You will be given the options of the software you require for your HP printer.
  • You may select Full software and drivers to get all the necessary tools and drivers for your printer.
  • You may also select Basic drivers if you do not require any extra tools for your printing requirement.
  • The installation process will start after you download and run the application.
  • The installation process will prompt you about how you want to connect the printer to computer.
  • You need to select Automatic installation.
  • You need to select the correct model number of your HP printer from the list.
  • The installation process will finish in a minute and your printer will be ready to be used by you.

There is also a utility known as HP Universal Print Driver for Windows through which you can install "HP printer drivers".

  • You need to visit this web address-here.

You will get the following options

  • Driver-Universal Print Driver
  • Driver-Universal Print Driver for Managed Services
  • Driver-USB
  • Software-Universal Print Driver

Select according to your requirement and download. If any software is not working with your printer, try the other software.

You can also get updates for you HP printer.

  • Scroll down the already open web page of HP where you downloaded the above-mentioned software.
  • You need to click on Sign up for driver, support & security alerts.
  • You will need to provide your contact and printer information.
  • Provide you email address, First & Last Name.
  • You need to choose a product category.
  • You need to choose a product family.
  • You need to click on Add selected products.
  • You need to hit on the Subscribe button.

If your printer shows some problems such as Fatal error during the installation procesdure, you will need to remove the printer and setup it again. Follow the below-mentioned steps:

Disable HP Smart Install

HP Smart Install is a software application that comes with HP Printers. Although HP no longer supports this application, if installed on any computer, it can create problems with driver installation procedure. Hence, if you are facing fatal error while installing HP Printer driver, you need to disable HP Smart Install option. Simply follow the below-mentioned steps to disable HP Smart Install.

  • You need to visit Setup- Service on your printer screen.
  • You need to open HP Smart Install and ensure the feature is disabled.
  • You need to install the driver and see if disabling the feature has solved the error.

If the above steps didn’t yield any result, check out the following HP printer setup steps below:

  • Open Search Menu and find Control Panel.
  • If you don’t know how to find it, simply type Control Panel in the search bar and pick it from the results.
  • You need to click on Hardware and Sound.
  • You need to click on View Devices and Printers.
  • You need to select the correct HP printer from the given list of printers and devices.
  • You need to click on Remove device.
  • You need to wait for the complete removal of the selected printer drivers.
  • You need to restart the computer.
  • You need to Press Windows Key + R, and type this command -- Printui.exe /s --and hit OK.
  • You will get the Printer Server Properties window.
  • You need to click on the Drivers tab, select the HP printer and click on Remove button.
  • You need to pick Remove driver and driver package option and click OK.
  • You need to restart the computer.
  • You need to install the printer drivers again.
  • If the installation finished successfully this time, print a Test page.

If you don’t have time for overseeing the driver installation, you can take help from printer technicians. They will happily install the drivers with ease. Just schedule a meeting them ASAP.