The article describes the procedure of installing an HP printer on a Windows computer. The methods compiled here are simple and correct. However, we recommend you to follow them properly to avoid facing hp printer problems. It will save your precious time as well as money that would indeed be wasted searching for HP support or HP technical support options.
Since it is already known that you do not have the original installation disk for your HP printer, make sure that you have other things handy. These include the model number or name of your printer and the Windows version. You must also have an active internet connection for driver download.
First make sure that your Windows is running the latest updates. Use the Windows Update feature in your computer to look for latest updates. Click on the Start button and browse to Control Panel. Look for Windows Update and double-click on it. Choose to download and install latest updates and patches for your Windows OS. You can also visit Microsoft’s official website to download updates. When done installing updates, reboot your computer when prompted. Wait for the computer to turn on again.
Open your web browser and then visit HP’s official website (hp.com). Navigate to the Support & Drivers section and then click on the Drivers & Software window. Enter the name or model number of your HP printer in the box and then press the SEARCH button. If you don’t know the name/number of your HP device, click on the How do I find my product name/number? link below the search box. It will display all the products, click to select your HP product and then you will be able to find your printer’s model number.
Once you have entered the desired model number/name, you will see …