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Printer doesn't install HP Scan after reinstall of Drivers

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HP LaserJet Pro 200 color MFP M276nw
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I have a HP LaserJet Pro 200 color MFP M276nw, but After I have reinstalled the full driver package for the printer, to solve another problem.

I have tried to install an older version of the drivers, I have run the HP Scan doctor tool, and Here I get 1 detected problem, and that is that HP Scan is missing. The tool can't install it. 
Have tried a fireware upgrade and I have searched through the internet, but can't find anything that fixes this problem.

I dont want to use the HP Smart app, because it doesn't give the same options and functionallities as the HP Scan Program.

Can anyone help me with this problem?

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Hello @JimmieTC ,
Welcome to the HP Support Community!

 

The HP software must be completely uninstalled and removed of the system.

First download only this complete package: "HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color M276 Full Feature Software and Drivers ", File name: LJ-Pro-200-color-MFP-M276-full-solution-15188.exe (103.9 MB)

Then proceed as follows:

Check the system for

  • TuneUp`s
  • Optimization Tools
  • Cleanup Tools

disable them, better uninstall them. Next...

  1. Disconnect printer/scanner from computer- Disable WLAN and/or remove the USB or LAN cable.- Do not switch off the printer >> unplug the power cord from the socket!
  2. right-click Start, search for "control panel" and open "Programs and Features"
    uninstall all HP printer software > via "Programs and Features"
  3. right-click Start, search for "control panel" and open "Devices and Printers"
    In the "Devices and Printers" window look for your HP Printer. If you see it listed, right-click on it and choose "Delete" or "Remove Device.”
  4. Restart the PC < mandatory
  5. Close all programs
  6. Change File-Explorer-Settings:View > Options > "Change folder and search options" > Tab "View"
    • enable > Show hidden files, folders and drives
    • uncheck > Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
    OK
  7. search for "HP [printer name]" and delete all this folders < for example m276
  8. Empty the TEMP folders
    A) C:\Users\[Your user account]\AppData\Local\Temp\
    B) C:\Windows\Temp\
  9. system files cannot be deleted!
  10. Reconnect the printer to the power supply and switch it on (if this does not happen automatically)
  11. Please note: WLAN has to be deactivated!
  12. Restart the PC < mandatory
  13. Close all programs
  14. Open up the run command with the "Windows Key + R" key combo > in folder Downloads click on the EXE, see above.

Via USB, means wait until the installation asks to connect the printer/scanner.

Document error messages, even better is a screenshot and upload here.

 

The network configuration or the type of connection can be changed later, see "Changing from a USB to a Wireless Connection ".

Note:

Change the File Explorer settings again -

  • enable > Don`t show hidden files, folders or drives
  • click button > Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
    OK

Hope this helps! Keep me posted.
Andreas

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