How do I uninstall and reinstall my printer?

Hello buddies! I am trying to uninstall my HP printer driver (HP45oo G510n-z) because my printer keep itself turning off and I can’t start it. Infact, under printer option I didn’t find any uninstall section on the configuration panel. So, please tell me how do I uninstall and then reinstall my printer in simplest way.

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8 months ago

Follow these steps to completely uninstall HP printer driver -

  1. First of all, power off your HP printer and then disconnect USB cable from your printer.
  2. Then go to your desktop and click on Start > All programs > HP folder. After this, click on your HP printer’s name and model number.
  3. Tap on “Uninstall” and then choose the option “HP basic driver software” to completely remove the HP printer driver. You can choose any other software components that you want to uninstall.
  4. Now, delete the software and other components and then hit Next.
  5. Lastly, restart your computer.

How to reinstall HP printer -

Reconnect HP printer-

  • Press the Power button on HP printer to turn it off.
  • After this, you have to close all running applications.
  • Restart your PC and turn on HP printer. Then open HP Printer Assistant.

Uninstall HP printer software

  • If you have connected your HP printer to the computer via USB cable then remove the USB cable first and then proceed to next step.
  • In the search bar, type “Programs & Features”. In the displaying results, locate “Programs & Features” and then tap on it.
  • Now you are redirected to list of all installed programs where you have to click on your HP printer name. After this, you have to choose the option “Uninstall”.
  • To complete the removal of HP printer software, you have to follow on-screen prompts. Reboot your system.

Reinstall drivers form HP official website

  • Once HP printer software gets uninstalled, navigate to HP printer website and then download and install the latest version of full feature software.
  • Navigate to “HP Customer Support – Software & Driver Downloads”.
  • Identify your printer’s model number and then follow on-screen instructions to process towards downloads page.
  • Tap on Download button to download HP printer drivers.

Restart HP printer and computer

  • After reinstalling HP printer driver, close all running applications and make a fresh restart of system and HP printer.
  • Then open HP Printer Assistant. If you are able to open HP printer Assistant then you should understand that all issues have been resolved.
  • On the other hand, if HP printer Assistant does not open then you have to follow the complete installation procedure once again.

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