In most cases, an HP printer won't install on Windows 10 due to many reasons and it can be solved by reinstalling the software. Sometimes, a reboot is needed before attempting the re-installation process.


Once you have uninstalled the existing HP driver, make sure to delete the driver at the root level and then install the latest driver.


You can install the printer driver with the Add Printer wizard.

  • Open Control Panel on your Windows 10 computer.
  • Select Devices and Printers.
  • Click Add a printer.
  • Select your printer and click Next.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions and install the driver.
  • Sometimes your printer will not be listed. In that case, click The printer that I want isn't listed.
  • Now, choose Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings and click Next.
  • Select any of the ports and click Next.
  • Click on Windows Update and wait for some time for the print drivers to be updated.
  • Select your HP as the printer manufacturer and then click the name of your printer. If you are not able to see your printer select it, click Next.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions and install the driver.

Once the installation is finished with the Add Printer wizard, the printer driver is set up and ready to use.Now, you have successfully fixed th HP printer won't install on Windows 10 computer.

  • Why is my wireless printer not printing?

    First, try restarting your computer, printer and wireless router. To check if your printer is connected to your network: Print a Wireless Network Test report from the printer control panel. On many printers pressing the Wireless button allows direct access to printing this report.

  • Why is my printer showing error?

    The other most probable reason for the printing error is the connection between your computer and the printer. If you are sure that the transmission cable is working okay (tested the printer on another computer), then the problem might be the drivers. This can be the printer drivers or the USB port drivers.

  • Why do my 3d prints keep failing?

    Another common fail is over extrusion. Over extrusion happens when your 3D printer pushes out too much plastic too fast, causing a jam in the end of the nozzle. ... Make sure YOURu layer height is less than your nozzle diameter. Increase your cooling fan's power (this will cool the plastic and cause it to slow down)

  • What is the WPS button?

    WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is a wireless network security standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. WPS works only for wireless networks that use a password that is encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security protocols.

  • How do I reset my printer?

    To restore your HP printer to factory-default settings, follow these steps. Turn the product off. Disconnect the power cable from the product for 30 seconds and then reconnect. Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button.