12-17-2009 01:28 PM
I want to actually uninstall the driver and not just remove the printer from the installed printers.
The print management console is not available in Windows 7 home premium.
Does HP have a method for uninstalling the driver?
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12-17-2009 03:10 PM
I haven't tried Windows 7 yet so this may not help, but have you tried checking (when viewing the installed printers from start button, Printers) File -> Run as Administrator -> Server Properties and then choose the driver tab to find & delete the printer driver in question? This is from memory as I am not in front of my Vista box at the moment.
12-17-2009 04:11 PM
Unfortunately the Server Properties option is no longer available in Windows 7. At least I can't find it anywhere. I think it is handled now by the print management snap-in, but home premium doesn't include that snap-in.
12-18-2009 06:47 AM
I was wrong. Print server properties are still available. When you highlight a printer it adds an additional button on top to get to print server properties. Drivers can be removed from there.
12-18-2009 07:38 AM
That's good that you found it and that option is still available in Windows 7 Home Premium. I'll keep that in mind when I upgrade over the Christmas break!