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How to fix hp printer installation problem 

How to fix hp printer installation problem


Confronting hp printer installation problem? There are numerous warnings that could happen while an installation failure causes and makes us feel baffled if not tackled soon. The explanation could be a few and here at this aiding guide, I have recommended a few solutions for you.

Why there is hp printer installation problem? The issue we will deal with is the point at which the installation of a printer driver comes up short, sometimes it just needs drivers reinstallation or driver conflicts can bring blunder warnings like “Operation could not be completed” “fatal error during installation” or “driver fatal install”.


We’ll look at some possible methods for the issue to be solved. Here we start with it.

Fixing hp printer installation problem

The bellow given steps will greatly help you to follow the different methods of troubleshooting in this guide, however its your choice to follow them or to skip them and directly jump to the methods.

  • In Windows, look for Programs and features and open it.
  • Now, Select your Printer
  • Select Uninstall
  • In Windows, look for and open Devices and printers
  • In the Devices and Printers windows search for your hp printer. In the event that you see it recorded right-click on it and pick ‘remove’ or ‘Delete’
  • Now, Open the run command with the “Windows key + R” key combo.
  • Type printui.exe /s and then click Ok. (Note: there is a space in the middle “printui.exe” and “/s”)
  • Now, Click on the “Drivers” tab
  • Search for the hp Printer driver. In the event that you see it Click on it and click Remove at the bottom
  • Now, Choose “Ok”
  • Then, choose Apply and Ok on the Print Server Properties windows

At the end, close Devices and Printers


Method 1

Clear your PC and run Windows Update


Ensure that you have allowed the setup program to complete by clicking Continue in the setup screen.

  • Unplug the USB link from the machine.
  • Reboot your PC.
  • Now, Run Windows Update:
  • Click the Windows icon and afterward type Windows Update in the Search box.
  • In the Security region, click Check for updates.
  • Then, On the Windows Update screen, click on Check for updates.
  • Now,  accept all updates, or if nothing else but choose critical updates.

Finally, Reboot your PC.


Method 2

Download and Install HP Printer Driver from Website

  • Disconnect the USB cable from both the printer and the PC.
  • Now, turn the product on.
  • On your browser, visit the official hp website. After that search for printer drivers.
  • Type your item number, and afterward click Next. You may likewise have to click your model in a list of comparative items.
  • Click on Software and Driver Downloads.
  • Choose your operating system, and afterward click Next.
  • Click on the Plus sign close to Driver, and afterward click the driver that you need to download.
  • Peruse the minimum system necessities and extra guidelines. You can likewise click View directions for complete download guidelines.
  • This choice permits you to install the product whenever after the download finishes.
  • Now click Save, and afterward peruse to the location on your PC where you need to save the file.
  • Again, click Save. The product downloads to your PC.

Installation through Software CD

  • Follow the below-given steps to install hp printer driver software through a printer CD.
  • Insert the CD into the CD drive, and afterward close the drive.
  • On the off chance that the CD is as of now in the CD drive, again, open and close the CD drive.
  • The driver software installer begins automatically.
  • In the event that the install Wizard doesn’t begin consequently, click the Windows icon, click “My Computer” or “This PC”, and afterward double-tap the CD drive.
  • Then finally follow the on-screen directions to install the software.
  • Your software is installed now, hope that now it works smoothly. 

Method 3

Delete the printer keys

The issue can be achieved by driver conflicting. To decide the issue, you can delete the particular registry entries.

Modifying the registry mistakenly can cause veritable system issues. Prior to following the underneath approach, it’s recommended that you back up the registry first, by then, you could restore them if important. Read bellow to see how to back up and restore registry.

To delete the printer keys, this is the thing that you need to do:

First thing, Stop the “Print Spooler” administration first. Then follow the steps underneath:

  • Firstly, Delete or eradicate all material from following folders
  • Press Win+R (Windows logo key and R key) at the same time to call the Run box.
  • Type Regedit in the Run box and press OK to open the Registry Editor box.
  • Locate the going with the registry key as shown by the system adaptation presented on your PC. In the event that you don’t know what type of Windows you have, suggest Quickly Get Operating System Version.

For 32-bit:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Environments\Windows NT x86\Drivers\Version-x (Note x will be an alternate number in the different PC. For example in my case, it is version 2.)

For 64-digit:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Environments\Windows x64\Drivers\Version-x (Note x will be an alternate number in the different PC. For my situation, it is version 2.)

Now, Select the folder and you will see all the printer registry entries in the right sheet. Right-click on the part or section and select Delete from the setting menu. Now, Delete all library entries here

  • Now, start the “Print Spooler” administration.
  • Reboot your PC and confirm whether the issue is resolved.
  • Bottom line

Along these lines, here we as of now arrive at a conclusion and we’ve finally ensured about the most possible fixes to the printer issue. the one following these steps will surely make its way out of this issue.

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