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Printer Installation - Installer Cleanup

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Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I have noticed that when I install a printer (Mostly AIO but also others) that there is often a folder left in the root of the C:\[printer]. This appears to be the extracted installer.

 

I would like to remove this from my C drive.

 

If in the future I can directly run the Setup.exe from this content, then I would relocate this to my NAS. If not just delete this.

 

I retain the original installation file in a folder on my NAS, so if I truly need to reinstall this I can.

 

Any issues removing this folder?
Should I keep any of the driver files someplace?

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@RangerZ

 

Welcome to the HP support community.

 

Perform root level uninstallation to remove all the printer related software's.

  • In Windows, search for and open Programs and Features.
  • Select your HP printer.
  • Select Uninstall.
  • In Windows, search for 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.”
  • Open up the run command with the "Windows Key + R" key combo.
  • Type printui.exe /s and click OK.
  • Click on Drivers tab.
  • Look for HP Printer driver. If you see it click on it and click Remove at the bottom.
  • Select OK.
  • Remove all instances of the same.
  • Select Apply and OK on the Print Server Properties windows.
  • Close Devices and Printers.
  • Restart the PC again.

Download and install printer full feature driver

Click here to download the driver

 

I hope that helps.

To thank me for my efforts to help you, please mark my post as an accepted solution so that it benefits several others.

Cheers.

Sandytechy20
I am an HP Employee

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