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How to Make Printer Driver Available

Obtaining a compatible printer driver on a computer is quite tricky. This site assists in providing quick guidelines to make the printer software available on your computer.

Easy instructions to make the printer software available on your Windows system

  1. Right-click the Start or Windows icon on your computer.
  2. Find the Device Manager option and click on it.
  3. Locate Print Queues and select it.
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  4. Find the name of your printer and right-click on it.
  5. Click the Uninstall Device option under Contextual menu.
  6. Quit all the windows on your computer.
  7. Restart your computer.
  8. Again, open the Device Manager option.
  9. Select the Scan for Hardware Changes icon.
  10. Now the printer software starts to install automatically.
  11. Update the software on your computer.
  12. Tap the Windows icon on display of your computer.
  13. Type Update in the search field & select Check For Updates in the result. Select the Check For Updates button under Update Status.
  14. Now the system updates its software automatically.
  15. Restart the computer and solve the issue.

Simple guidelines to make the software of your printer available on a Mac computer or laptop.

  1. Tap the Apple icon present at the top left corner of the screen.
  2. Go to System Preferences and choose Print & Fax.
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how to make printer driver available on mac
  1. Find the Plus (+) icon present at the left side of the screen.
  1. Click the IP tab present in the toolbar.
  2. Do the following settings:
    • Protocol - Set to Line Printer Daemon.
    • Name - Provide a name for your printer as you like.
    • Use - Select the driver of your printer.
    • Leave the Location and Queue fields blank.
  1. Configure the settings and click Add.
  2. Thus the printer software is included in the OS of your Mac computer or laptop.
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