Problems with Windows 8 drivers for HP printers

Microsoft has already started distributing the pre-beta version of Windows 8 operating system. Since it’s available for free people are keen to install it and have a look on the new OS. Before installing it, you need to make sure that you have all the required Windows 8 drivers for your device. If you don’t have the essential Windows 8 drivers, you might not be able to use it properly. So determining the availability of essential Windows 8 drivers is vital before going ahead with the installation. People have already reported a problem caused by Windows 8 drivers while trying to use a HP printer connected on a network.

Instructions to resolve Windows 8 drivers issues with HP printers on a network

When you try to install HP printer drivers, you may find that Windows 8 refuses to accept it. You may also receive an error message saying that there are no compatabile Windows 8 drivers for the device. Follow the instructions mentioned below to solve problems caused by Windows 8 drivers on HP printer.

  1. Click on “add printer” from the network.
  2. Then, select the option “Windows search”.
  3. Click on “not found” and then “the printer I want isn’t listed” option which you can see at the bottom of the wizard.
  4. Finally end this procedure by selecting the printer to be added in the list.

You can also do this by opening “Control panel”, selecting “Devices and Printers” and clicking on “Advanced printer Setup”. Here you will have options for manual entry of network and local printer settings.

That’s all with the information about issues caused by Windows 8 drivers with HP printers on a network. Hope this helped you to resolve your issues. But if you are still facing problems then you might have to contact HP for latest drivers for its printers.

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