How to Update Printer Drivers Manually

How to Update Printer Drivers Manually
Printer drivers help the printer to understand and execute commands from the PC .Suppose, Windows cannot find a driver for your printer and the printer didn’t come with driver software or the printer is no longer compatible with Windows OS that time you will need to update the printer drivers (see:What to Do When Your Canon Printer Stops Working). Follow the given steps to update printer drivers.

Step1: Find the model number of the printer from manufacturer's website. Then click the link to download the latest driver file to your hard drive.

Step2: Close all the windows and locate the driver file.double-click the file to begin the installation. Follow the below points to update printer drivers.

  • From Start button ->go to Control Panel-> click the System and Security option -> System-> Device Manager.
  • If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  • In the list of hardware categories, find the printer that you want to update, and then double-click the printer name.
  • Click the Driver tab->Update Driver, and follow the onscreen instructions.
See also:
                How to Fix 'Access Denied' Error when Printing to a Shared Printer

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