How do I install a USB printer?
If the system does not detect the USB printer, then you simply add it manually.
Go to Control Panel.
Select All Control Panel Items.
Open tools and printers.
At the top of the window, select Add printer.
Select Add a Local Printer.
In the Select printer port, select Use existing port.
In the drop down menu, select USB 001 (virtual printer port for USB).
Select the next button.
In the manufacturer section, select HP.
In the Printers section, look for your printer model and select it.
Note: If your printer does not appear in the HP list, then select the nearest laserjet series model number.
Click the Windows Update button. WU will search the driver database for all HP printers.
Note: Search may take some time, be patient.
When the search is complete, go back to the HP section and your printer should now be visible there. Select it and click the Next button.
Your printer printer name will appear in the box, click Next and the printer will be installed.
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Connect a USB cable to the USB port on the rear of the printer , and then to the computer.
- Go to Control Panel .
- Click on Device and Printer.
- Click on Add a Printer.
- Select Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer.
- Click Add a local printer.
If you have connected the USB cable to the computer before installing the HP driver, continue with these steps to remove the printer from the installed device to install HP Printer .