Tuesday, 30 September 2014

How To Completely Remove Printer Drivers Software

Sometimes you have accidentally installed the incorrect driver such as, an older version instead of a newer version  of driver software on a computer, and the printer wouldn't print even with the new one. You know that the new version of driver will work the computer because all other computers are using the same driver.

The reason could be that the driver software making conflicts to each other the old and new version. So in my scenario, I have completely remove the printer driver software from the computer and reinstall with the new version of the driver, and guess what? The computer can printed flawlessly.

Here are the instructions of printer driver software removal

a. Go to start and type mmc

b. Right click mmc.exe and Run it as a Administrator

c. File -> Add/Remove Snap-in... and select Print Management then click Add

d. Click on "Add the Local Server" and click on "Finish" then "OK"

e. Select, right click and select Remove drivers you want to remove.

That is it, you are done. Make sure you reboot the computer before adding new drivers.

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