Why is my HP driver unavailable?

The HP printer driver unavailable error usually indicates your printer is missing, corrupt or not recognized by the computer. You should just uninstall the current driver and install the latest correct printer driver. There are two ways for you to do so: manually or automatically (recommended).

How do I update my HP Officejet 4500?

Update the printer firmware

  1. Open the EWS, and select the Settings tab.
  2. Open the Firmware Update page, and then follow the instructions on the page.

How do I find the IP address of my HP OfficeJet 4500 WIreless printer?

From the front of the printer: Setup > Network > WIreless Network Test. On that printout will be your printer’s current IP address.

How do I set up my HP OfficeJet 4500 WIreless to scan?

  1. Use the printer control panel ->Scan, if this option doesn’t work, then.
  2. From PC, launch the Start->Program files ->HP ->Printer Model-> solution center and slect Scan for scanning.
  3. Any third party applications like Paint progrm, click file and choose insert the image from scanner.

Why does my computer say driver unavailable for my printer?

The error “Printer driver is unavailable” means that the driver installed against your printer is either not compatible or is outdated. It may also mean that the driver is corrupt and the computer fails to recognize it.

How do I update HP printer drivers?

Update your driver in Device Manager

  1. Press the Windows key and search for and open Device Manager.
  2. Select the printer that you’ve connected from the list of available devices.
  3. Right-click the device and select Update driver or Update driver software.
  4. Click Search automatically for updated driver software.

Why is my HP Officejet 4500 not printing?

Press and hold the printer’s power button for 15 seconds. The printer should be directly connected to the wall outlet and not to a surge protector. Reconnect the power cable to print and the printer should power ON by itself. If the printer doesn’t power ON then please manually power it ON.

How do I connect my computer to my HP printer?

How to connect a printer via wired USB cable

  1. Step 1: Open windows setting. At the bottom left of your screen, click the Windows icon to reveal your Start Menu.
  2. Step 2: Access devices. Within the first row of your Windows settings, find and click the icon labeled “Devices”
  3. Step 3: Connect your printer.