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HP Printers - Installing and Using the Windows Built-in Print Driver

This document is for HP printers that do not have a full feature HP driver for Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, or Windows Vista.
If a full feature driver from HP is not available for your printer, you must install the built-in print driver. A full feature driver for one or more Windows versions is not available for your printer, either from the CD that shipped with your printer or from the HP website.
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Where is the download button? The HP print driver is built into the Windows operating system or is installed through the Windows Update feature on your computer. You do not need to download anything from a website in order to print, scan, or fax.
See the Frequently asked questions in this document for additional information, including how to scan using this driver.
Video of installing the built-in print driver in Windows 10
If you have trouble viewing the video or want to view the video in a different size, play the video on YouTube.
Step 1: Set Windows Update to automatically download driver software
Open the Windows Device Installation Settings and confirm that your computer is set to automatically download driver software.
  1. Search Windows for change device installation, and then click the Change device installation settings Control Panel setting in the list of results.
    Device Installation Settings window displays.
  2. Select the Yes option, and then click Save Changes.
    Figure : Example of selecting the Yes option
    Example of selecting the Yes option
Step 2: Connect your printer to the computer
Connect your printer to the computer with a USB cable or through your local network so Windows can detect your printer during the print driver installation.
Step 3: Install the print driver with the Add a Printer wizard
Select your printer connection type and use the Windows Add a Printer wizard to install the built-in print driver.
Frequently asked questions
Consult these commonly asked questions to troubleshoot issues and to learn how to use your printer with the built-in driver.

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