Printer drivers may be situated in the hidden folders and might be difficult to locate them and your printer model. The path for your printer drivers and to find my printer driver can be identified by following the steps given below.


  1. Open the Control panel and search for Printers and Devices.
  2. Go to the Printers and Devices menu and click on your printer.
  3. Select the Printing Preferences menu which appears when you right-click on the printer.
  4. Search for Advanced Settings in the Printing Preferences screen.
  5. Close the printing preferences menu if the advanced settings menu appears.
  6. Right-click on the printer. Now choose Update Driver Software.
  7. Click Browse my computer for driver software. This will automatically display the driver software.
  8. Update the driver software to the latest version if necessary.
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To find my printer driver, open Printers and Devices from the Control panel. Right-click on your printer and choose Printing Preferences. Examine if there is an Advanced settings tab in the printing preferences menu. If the Advanced Settings tab is present, it indicates that the printer drivers are installed properly.

Sometimes, the Advanced Settings tab will not be present. This indicates that the printer drivers are not installed properly. Printer drivers may be outdated. Install the latest version of the printer driver. Remove the old printer drivers and install the new drivers for your printer. You can download the updated version of the printer driver on this website and find my printer driver.

Extract the downloaded printer driver from the Downloads folder. Open the Device Manager which is in the Control panel. Select View menu from the toolbar and click the Show hidden devices menu. Select your printer and click Update Driver software. You will find the option Browse my computer for driver software, select it to find my printer driver.

Select the option called Browse my computer for driver software, this will display all the printer drivers. You can select the necessary drivers from the list of printer drivers. Click Next and you will notice a screen for the driver update.

Select the Have Desk menu and click Next. Click the Browse option and mention the directory in which the downloaded drivers are present. Select Open and click Ok to install the printer drivers. Ascertain to select the correct printer model and choose Next. Wait for sometime and find my printer driver.

Based on the type of your printer model. The drivers can be selected and installed. It is not necessary to install the full-feature driver. Make sure that you install the latest version of the printer drivers. Issues may prevail if you do not remove old printer drivers.

After you successfully install the original printer driver, a pop-up screen will appear. Select Close. In this way, you can identify your printer drivers and update the printer drivers to the latest version. This will solve the printer driver issue and helps to find my printer driver.

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