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How to Install a Printer Driver on windows 7 – Setup Guide

How to install a Printer on windows 7

When you face problems during setting up a printer, or maybe you have added a printer however are not able to apply it, you may want to setup or replace the printer driver that it is compatible with the type of Windows you are working.

Many drivers came with operating system, some can be found via Windows Update, or are stored on your pc from the hardware set up method and so are prepared to set up. Sometimes, you will need to set up drivers with a CD or DVD supplied by the printer company. To set up these types of drivers, continue with the steps for working with the Printers folder. When the driver you require isn’t already saved on your desktop or you do not have a CD or DVD, look at researching the printer company’s web site to try to install if it available there.

Download Hp printer drivers: HP website

Printer issues is very troublesome and irritating. One among my local friend just published the status which quantities this very well, “We could deliver you to definitely place, software , however i continue to can’t print a note document!”. I am quite surprised myself personally just how many  issues We have with computer printers, specifically wireless.

Step by Step Guide

  • Click on Start and then click on “Device & Printers” – Then you get the Printers page.
  • Then go top and find “add a printer” menu, Click on “add a printer“.
  • Now you got a printer setup wizard front of you and asking to “how do you want to install your printer” with USB cable (Local printer) or Wireless / Network.
  • Under Local printer you can Install printer with LPT port and with the USB cable.
  • Select the USB port and select “USB001 (Vertual port for USB printer)” and then click on next.
  • Now in the next windows pick your appropriate drivers for this particular printer.
  • After that you get your printer driver successfully installed

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That’s it !!! Enjoy the post…

In recent times, laser printers have got less expensive and much better in high quality, but they are awful when it comes to simplicity of use. HP regularly consists of driver cd disk using their printers which are hundreds of MB’s in space. Actually? Does my printer actually need software which is similar in size to ‘Microsoft office’? I do not think like that.

There is also complex setup workouts and wish many steps to set up which are simply hard for many customers. I expended a great hours Installing my wireless printer and I am a tech guy. My mommy could in no way to get a wireless printer and that’s simply unhappy. Printers should not be so difficult to make use of! In this post, I am about to try to make suggestions throughout the common methods to solve lots of printer difficulties.



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This post was last updated on:2013-07-12 | First Published:2013-04-10

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  1. hi can you give me link for hp 1300n printer driver

    • Sure, here we have shared the official driver download link of hp 1300n printer. Please click on the given link: https://support.hp.com/gb-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-laserjet-1300-printer-series/238320/model/238328 ^(https://support.hp.com/gb-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-laserjet-1300-printer-series/238320/model/238328)

  2. PIXMA MG3540 Wireless Connection Setup

  3. i lost my driver cd for my printer HP Deskjet ink advantage 2010.
    now please help me to install it

  4. Mona Liza Ramos

    Hi I got some problem on installing ricoh printer sf 377Dn ,i did use the cd installer drive but still cant find the printer, they ask me to provide the IP address…but I don’t have idea on where to find it, can you help me to find the solution for installing my ricoh printer using my mcbook air ?


  5. Hi i couldnt find my printer name there
    Canon LBP 2900B
    And i dont think i have my cd
    So please if i can help me wid this

  6. can not connect

  7. finding it hard to install printer AR M155 to m com

  8. And please send me the link hp deskjet f 2280 driver download link

    • Sure, here is the link of HP deskjet 2280 printer driver download for windows 7 64bit ^(http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software11/COL30101/al-74850-1/DJ_AIO_03_F2200_NonNet_Full_Win_WW_130_140.exe). Let us know if you need other operating system driver.
      http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software11/COL30101/al-74850-1/DJ_AIO_03_F2200_NonNet_Full_Win_WW_130_140.exe ^(http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software11/COL30101/al-74850-1/DJ_AIO_03_F2200_NonNet_Full_Win_WW_130_140.exe)

  9. Hi I use hp deskjet f2280 but I never found in add printer list can u help me plz

    • I gave you you download link. Here is the main download page link: ^(http://support.hp.com/gb-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Deskjet-F2200-All-in-One-Printer-series/3390944/model/3390946)http://support.hp.com/gb-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Deskjet-F2200-All-in-One-Printer-series/3390944/model/3390946 ^(http://support.hp.com/gb-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Deskjet-F2200-All-in-One-Printer-series/3390944/model/3390946)

  10. Hi, can you help me i cannot find my model printer in the list my printer model (canon L11121E) for Windows 7 64 bit Sony Vaio, please help me to guide me how can install it without CD, I will appreciate it.

    • Sorry to say but we have not found Canon L11121E printer drivers on canon’s official website. Maybe they have discontinued its support. We found a driver if it works for you, please try this one. Download Canon L11121E Drivers ^(http://gdlp01.c-wss.com/gds/2/0100002782/04/LBP2900_R150_V330_W64_uk_EN_2.exe)

  11. thank you my problem is solved

  12. i cant find my printer model here in the list even though im updating windows, still ive couldn’t find my printer model. What would i do?

    • Please let us know your printer’s model number we’ll help you find the link and give it you. Please mention your operating system detail as well. Example: Windows 7 64bit

  13. i need my printer back to wireless backs please

  14. Sir I need a download link for Laserjet M1136 MFP driver software

    • Sure, here is the link to get direct download page of HP Laserjet M1136 MFP printer ^(http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-LaserJet-M1130-Multifunction-Printer-series/5094778/model/4075451).
      1. Direct drivers download link of HP laserjet M1136 Printer ^(http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software12/COL32629/Im-80811-7/LJM1130_M1210_MFP_Full_Solution.exe)

  15. I have an hp laptop and a wireless printer when i put thenpassword in the wireless printer it says incorrect. Tried it about 5 times. I know thats the password because we use on our phones laptops.and tablets andbgame systems

  16. I can’t find driver for my hp officejet k80 on windows 7 and everytime i try to use windows updates it won’t connect

    • You have to delete your printer driver files and registry traces completely from your computer and then re-install drivers using windows inbuilt drivers, it will work.

  17. I previously had a Brother MFC-J870DW installed as a wireless printer for my Lenovo laptop running Windows 7 Home 64 bit. I uninstalled it and ran a special Brother uninstall program as well. I then got the newest drivers from the Brother website for my new Brother MFC-J5910DW and it was working well for some time. It then had a problem and stopped working. I uninstalled it, ran the Brother uninstall program, cleared all my cache memory, used Iobit uninstaller to remove any fragments and tried reinstalling the 5910. The computer tries to reinstall the old 870 printer and will not complete the installation process. I tried using the 870 drivers to install it so I could completely uninstall whatever fragment was left in the registry and that would not install either, even though it shows up on the list of printers. I have tried installing using a USB cable, using the Wi-Fi, using direct installation of the router code, everything I can think of. I suspect there is a fragment of the old printer in the registry and so it is corrupt and this is causing the problem. I just do not know what to do next. I have run CCleaner, IObit uninstaller, Anti Malware software to make sure there is not a virus. Help!!!!

    • I read your message and found driver conflicting issue which each other. So, the solution is uninstall the both printer driver (MFC-J870DW, MFC-J5910DW) from your computer system files and from windows registry. I am giving you an article which help you to do manually unstall printer driver compeltely. Then try to reinstall again.
      Remove printer driver manually.

  18. i cant find driver for hp deskjet ink advantage k010a, what do i do? because i lost my cd can you help me ?

    • Don’t worry, you can install driver without CD. Here is the link to download HP 2010 k010a drivers. Click here to download HP Deskjet 2010 K010A drivers. ^(http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software12/COL35038/dj-109026-3/DJ2010_K010_1313-1.exe)

  19. Carol coddington

    How do I download and set up Windows 7 for Acer aspire laptop or restore ,ADD missing software to laptops won’t Boot win 7 past configure system without CD restoration program win7 . how do I do clean install . print wifeless from my Android off line access

    • We are giving you a link which which have the complete information about installation, re-installation, restoration operating systems. Please check this out: http://windowsreinstall.com/ ^(http://windowsreinstall.com/)

  20. hi…nice article…i have lost the CD..for driver software..and my printer name is ‘HP deskjet ink advantage 2135 ‘ but i coudnt get the driver software in HP website that you have mentioned. can you refer any websites from where i can download this driver software for the printer that i have mentioned. Thank you 🙂

    • Sure, we’ll provide the driver download links.
      HP deskjet ink advantage 2135 Driver download (HP Official page) ^(http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-DeskJet-Ink-Advantage-2130-All-in-One-Printer-series/7174559/model/7174560)
      HP deskjet ink advantage 2135 Driver download Page (3rd party website) ^(http://www.freeprinterdriverdownload.org/download-hp-deskjet-2135-driver-download/)
      Let us know if need more help.

  21. Good to read I’m not the only one struggling verawith my new printer. I got the HP Office jet Pro 8620 to work, but not to print envelopes. Do I need special software to do this?

  22. hi,
    please help me, I can’t install the printer,it always say windows can’t open the add printer the local spooler is not running.help me please.

  23. How to install Kyocera FS-1750 on win7 x64. Connected with parallel to usb adapter. Thank You!

  24. My printer is Zebra Z4M Plus Zebra Z4M Plus Thermal Transfer Bar Code Label Printer – With 300 DPI Printhead.

    Which drive need to install for the mentioned printer??

    • For this printer driver that driver should work. Click here to download the printer driver.

      Download for windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 32bit and 64bit. Download Now ^(https://www.zebra.com/apps/dlmanager?dlp=-227178c9720c025483893483886ea54032da4ba1a754ef88faaff03fffc08a71d3935761544249a30fd1eff8d2004c699c5ff568465942da53215bcf57d79ada5e744b82b6e1c7b&c=us&l=en)

      For Windows XP and 2003 – Download Now ^(https://www.zebra.com/apps/dlmanager?dlp=-227178c9720c025483893483886ea54032da4ba1a754ef88faaff03fffc08a71d3935761544249a3ee398d678e1882a06ca654fd4c1199d56a08d8bef9c305481299b8950e32f7b&c=us&l=en)

      For Official download page : https://www.zebra.com/us/en/support-downloads/industrial/s4m.html#downloadlistitem_9aa ^(https://www.zebra.com/us/en/support-downloads/industrial/s4m.html#downloadlistitem_9aa)

  25. I didn’t found driver for HP Laserjet P1006 there, what do I do?

    • You can easily download the drivers from below given link:
      http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-LaserJet-P1000-Printer-series/3435682/model/3435683/drivers/ ^(http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-LaserJet-P1000-Printer-series/3435682/model/3435683/drivers/)

  26. When I click on “Add printer” prompt out an error message. How I solved it?

  27. pixma mx 400 to windows 7

  28. It worked! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

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