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Wireless Printing without installing HP Smart

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HP ENVY Photo 7134 Printer
Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit)

Hi Does anyone know how I can print wirelessly to my HP printer from my laptop without installing the HP Smart software? My laptop is restricted to what I can download through my company's admin rights and I want to just be able to print a few documents through the cloud if that makes sense?!?





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In addition to HP Smart for Windows,

The Full Feature Software is available for your printer

HP ENVY Photo 7100 All-in-One Print and Scan Driver and Accessories 


  • Download-and-Save the Full Feature Software / Print and Scan Driver and Accessories or HP Easy Start Printer Setup for your Operating System version.
  • Open File Explorer
  • Navigate to the folder in which you saved the installation file  (likely Downloads)
  • Right-Click on the installation package and “Run as Administrator
  • Reminder:  If using Easy Start, select the Full Driver
  • After the software is installed, Restart the computer and log in


Like other programs, you must have administrator rights to install printer software.

There is no "getting around that" requirement.


What else?

If available, you can try loading the Windows Print Drivers for this printer.


For example

Method – Add printer using TCP/IP


Add the printer using the printer’s IP address

Find the IP Address of the printer on the Printer Control / Display Panel (touch Wireless button)


Control Panel > icon view Devices and Printers

Click in the top ribbon, Add a Printer

Wait till the menu starts…
Select / Click The printer that I want isn’t listed
Select / Click Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname

Select / Click Next
Device Type > Select in Drop-Down Menu:  TCP/IP Device

Hostname or IP Address > Enter the IP Address of the printer

(Skip Port Name)

Select / Click Next


Continue and answer prompts



What else?

If the printer is not connected right now, you can still use Add-a-Printer to install the Windows print drivers for your printer.

Add a Printer – The Printer I want isn’t listed


HP Document:  HP Printers - Installing and Using the Windows Built-in Print Driver


Settings > Devices > Printers & Scanners

IF checked, remove check from "Let Windows manage my default printer"


Use Add-a-Printer to add the printer and windows drivers for the device.


Control Panel > icon view > Devices and Printers > Add a Printer (top ribbon)

Click The printer that I want isn’t listed

Click Add a Local or Network Printer with manual settings

Click Next


Choose Printer Port

  1. Select Use an existing port 
  2. Select first LPT port in list or for USB select (if available in list) USB port


Install the Printer

  1. Left column:  HP
  2. Right column: Scroll, search, select (click) printer


If Printer is not found in list:

  1. Click Windows Updates
  2. Wait several minutes for list to update
  3. Left column HP
  4. Right column:  Scroll, search, select printer


NOTE:  HP Envy Photo 7100 series PCL-3  (About half way down the list)


(Repeat if Necessary) Choose Printer Port

  1. Select Use an existing port 
  2. Select first LPT port in list or for USB select (if available in list) USB port


Click Yes to “…allow this app to make changes to your device” (UAC)

Optional: Type a printer Name or use the default

Next > Wait for printer software to install …

Next >

Click Share this printer so that others on your network can find and use it

Optional:  Fill in information for printer location and a comment

Optional:  Click Set as the default printer

Optional:  Click to Print a test page > Finish





Printer  Home Page - References and Resources – Learn about your Printer  - Solve Problems

 “Things that are your printer”

NOTE:  Content depends on device type and Operating System

Categories:  Alerts, Access to the Print and Scan Doctor (Windows), Warranty Check, HP Drivers / Software / Firmware Updates, How-to Videos, Bulletins/Notices, Lots of How-to Documents, Troubleshooting, User Guides / Manuals, Product Information (Specifications), more

When the website support page opens, Select (as available) a Category > Topic > Subtopic

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