cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
ArchivedThis topic has been archived. Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant. If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here and select the appropriate board.
tizzy
Level 3
68 25 1 1
Message 1 of 2
388
Flag Post

trying to install 5520 printer - computer can't find it

HP Recommended
photosmart 5520
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Ran set-up.exe but computer cannot find the printer. I used the network location supplied by the printer. Help?

 

Even Print and Scan doctor cannot communicate with the printer (with and without firewall running).

0 Kudos
1 REPLY 1
Rainbow23
Retired
Retired
7,692 7,685 427 601
Message 2 of 2
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Hi @tizzy,

Welcome to HP Forums, this is a great place to get support, find answers and tips.


Thank you for posting your query, I'll be more than glad to help you.

I understand that you are unable to connect your HP e-All-in-One Printer to your computer.

 

This issue could occur if the drivers are not installed properly.

 

Let's go through a few steps to resolve this issue.

And here's the step by step guide for you in the links to uninstall and reinstall the drivers:

 

Step 1: Uninstall the Drivers:

Please follow the steps provided to uninstall the printer software in the link: Uninstalling the Printer Software (Windows)

 

Also, please follow the steps provided below to completely remove the printer software from printer properties.

 

Steps to remove printer driver files from Print Server Properties:

  1. Open the Print Server Properties dialog window by doing one of the following:
    • Click the Start menu and in the search field type 'printui /s /t2' (without the quotes), and then press Enter or click it in the search list.
    • Press WINDOWS-R on the keyboard to bring up the Run window, type in 'printui /s /t2' (without the quotes), and then press Enter or click OK.
    • From the Start menu or the Start screen:
    • Open Devices and Printers.
    • Select any printer and then click "Print server properties" at the top of the window.
    • Click on the Drivers tab.
  2. Select the printer driver you wish to uninstall.
  3. Click the Remove button.
  4. Select "Remove driver and driver package" and click OK.

Step 2: Download and install the Drivers from the link: Full Feature Software and Drivers

 

Let me know how this works.

 

You have a good day ahead.

​​​​​​​

Rainbow23
I am an HP Employee

If you found this post helpful, you can let others know and also show your appreciation by clicking the Accept as Solution button, Thumbs up" button!

0 Kudos
ArchivedThis topic has been archived. Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant. If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here and select the appropriate board.
† The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation