UNINSTALL AND REINSTALL THE PRINTER DRIVER:

If the printer driver is already installed on your computer, then you need to uninstall it and reinstall the driver. You can follow the below instructions to do it.

  • Click on the Start button from the computer’s main screen.
  • Go to the Control Panel option and open it.
  • Now, choose the Hardware and Sounds option from the list of menus.
  • Select the Devices and Printers option.
  • Now, right-click on the printer’s driver that you want to uninstall from the list.
  • Select the Remove Device option from the menu.
  • After uninstalling the driver, you must reinstall it on your computer.
  • Use the driver installation CD to install the printer’s driver on your computer.
  • If you don’t have the driver installation CD, then visit the official support page of your printer and download the printer driver.
  • Now, open the downloaded driver file to start the installation process on your computer.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions to finish the driver installation.

Disable the Pause Printing option

  • Connect your smartphone (iOS, Android, Windows Mobile, or Chromebook) to the same wireless network to which the printer is connected.
  • Now, install the HP Print Service Plugin or the HP Print for Chrome app, or use the AirPrint feature on your smartphone and perform the setup process by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Now, install the HP Print Service Plugin or the HP Print for Chrome app, or use the AirPrint feature on your smartphone and perform the setup process by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Now, install the HP Print Service Plugin or the HP Print for Chrome app, or use the AirPrint feature on your smartphone and perform the setup process by following the on-screen instructions.

SET HP PRINTER AS DEFAULT:

  • Select the Start button from the main screen and search for Control Panel.
  • On the Control Panel screen, select the Hardware and Sounds option.
  • Click on the Devices and Printers menu.
  • Now, right-click on your printer’s name.
  • Choose the Set as default printer option.

For Windows 10:

  • Click on the Start button and select the Settings option.
  • Choose the Devices menu and click on the Printers & Scanners option.
  • Make sure to deselect the Let Windows manage my default printer option.
  • Now, choose your printer from the list.
  • If your printer displays multiple times, click on the printer with the online status.
  • Now, select the Manage option and click on the Set as default button.