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I was able to  scan and put the items on my desktop.  Since the HP Smart is now on my printer I cannot do that.  I want to remove the smart and go back to what I had before?????

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@lululipton 

 

Welcome to the HP User Community.

 

HP Smart is an application.

Just having HP Smart installed does not prevent other software from working.

HP Smart - Windows - does allow you to scan and then choose your destination.

Desktop is simply a Folder and can be selected on the local file system.

 

"Don't want it"

Assuming the Full Feature Software (full driver printer software) is installed, you can certainly uninstall HP Smart.

 

 

 

Settings > Apps > Apps and Features

Find HP Smart in the list > Click and Uninstall

Restart the computer and log in

Optional >> Get and install a new copy of the Application from the Microsoft Store

 

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The Full Feature Software / full driver printer software includes HP Scan

 

Video

HP Officejet Pro 8025 | 8020 | 8035 : Download and install full software solution (updated Feb2021)

 

References / Resources

 

Example - HP Smart - Windows - Scan Photos

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HP Scan - Main Menu > Save as JPEG > More > Destination

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

 “Things that are your printer”

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

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, Manuals > User Guides, Product Information (Specifications), Supplies, and more

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Dragon-Fur

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I have the same issue and for everything I've read, it is now required to sign in. That said because of this, it will be the last HP printer I will buy. I've owned multiple ones, but I find this intrusive and causes extra steps. It makes it impossible for my wife to print as she is less than computer savvy.

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@GlennS3 

 

Fortunately, using the HP Smart application is not mandatory - it is a choice.

If you need help using the full driver printer software, start a new question.

Scroll to bottom > Ask the Community

Post New Question

 

Leaving!

We do not judge what people decide.

All the major printer manufacturers make great products.

Good Luck.

 

Thank you for participating in the HP Community.

Our Community is comprised of volunteers - people who own and use HP devices.

 

Dragon-Fur

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