Fix HP Deskjet Printer Windows 10 Driver Problems


After you upgrade the system to Windows 10, if your HP Deskjet printer doesn’t work as you expected or encounter problems, it most properly has driver problems. In this case, you need to fix the driver problems by updating the drivers.


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New system always has driver compatibility problems, especially for Windows 10. For many manufacturers, they have not released Windows 10 drivers, as Windows 10 was released not long ago. So HP may not release Windows 10 drivers for your printer model.


HP has declared that Most HP printers in use with Windows 7 or Windows 8 will continue to work smoothly without the need to reinstall drivers. If you upgrade from Windows 7 or Windows 8, your HP Deskjet printer should have worked with no problems. Or you may need to install the latest Windows 10 driver.


Following are the common HP Deskjet printers which have Windows 10 drivers. If your printer is one of them, it supports Windows 10. To quickly locate your printer model, hold down the CTRL and F keys.  In the search box that displays, type the printer model number and press Enter to find your printer.

 HP Deskjet 1000 J110a HP Deskjet 1010 HP Deskjet 1510
 HP Deskjet 1000 J110b HP Deskjet 1011 HP Deskjet 1511
 HP Deskjet 1000 J110c HP Deskjet 1012 HP Deskjet 1512
 HP Deskjet 1000 J110d HP Deskjet 1050 J410a HP Deskjet 1513
 HP Deskjet 1000 J110e HP Deskjet 1050 J410b HP Deskjet 1514
 HP Deskjet 1000 J110f HP Deskjet 1050 J410c HP Deskjet 1517
 HP Deskjet 2000 J210a HP Deskjet 1050 J410d HP Deskjet 1610
 HP Deskjet 2000 J210b HP Deskjet 1051 HP Deskjet 2020
 HP Deskjet 2000 J210c HP Deskjet 1055 J410e HP Deskjet 2130
 HP Deskjet 2000 J210d HP Deskjet 1056 J410a HP Deskjet 2132
 HP Deskjet 3000 J310a HP Deskjet 2050 J510a HP Deskjet 2134
 HP Deskjet 3000 J310c HP Deskjet 2050 J510c HP Deskjet 3540
 HP Deskjet 1110 HP Deskjet 2050 J510d HP Deskjet 3520
 HP Deskjet 1111 HP Deskjet 2050 J510e HP Deskjet 3521
 HP Deskjet 1112 HP Deskjet 2548 HP Deskjet 3522
 HP Deskjet 2510 HP Deskjet 2549 HP Deskjet 3524
 HP Deskjet 2511 HP Deskjet 2580 HP Deskjet 3526
 HP Deskjet 2512 HP Deskjet 3110 HP DeskJet 3630
 HP Deskjet 2514 HP Deskjet 3050 HP DeskJet 3632
 HP Deskjet 2520 HP Deskjet 3050A J611 HP DeskJet 3633
 HP Deskjet 3510 HP Deskjet 3070 B611a HP DeskJet 3634
 HP Deskjet 3511 HP Deskjet 3070 B611b HP Deskjet 3560
 HP Deskjet 3512 HP Deskjet 3070 B611c HP Deskjet 4510
 HP Deskjet 2540 HP Deskjet 3110 HP Deskjet 4640
 HP Deskjet 2541 HP Deskjet 3510 HP Deskjet 5520
 HP Deskjet 2542 HP Deskjet 4720 HP Deskjet D1360
 HP Deskjet 2543 HP Deskjet 6520 Color Inkjet HP Deskjet 2546P
 HP Deskjet 2544 HP DeskJet 3630 HP Deskjet 2546R
 HP Deskjet 2546 HP DeskJet 3632 HP Deskjet 2547
 HP Deskjet 2546B HP DeskJet 3633 HP Deskjet 2548
  HP DeskJet 3634 HP Deskjet 2549


If your printer doesn’t have Windows 10 driver, you can check if it has additional drivers, which may be right for Windows 10.  The additional drivers are Basic driver, Universal Print Driver, PCL 6 driver, HP Enterprise driver, HP Host-based Plug and Play (PnP) driver


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There are three methods below you can use to update the drivers. They are two traditional methods and one more effective method. 


Method 1:

Download the driver from HP  


Go to HP Customer Support – Software and Driver Downloads. Then enter your HP model number to find your product. After that, you will be directed to the download page. You can find the right drivers there.  If you can find Windows 10 driver, your printer definitely supports Windows 10. (example: j110a). Usually, you just need to double-click on the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to install the driver. If there is no Windows 10 driver, try the additional drivers.


1. Enter your HP Deskjet Printer model then click on Find my product button.


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2. Select System version as Windows 10, the click on Update button. 


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Method 2:

Use Windows Update to update the driver


Some printers have drivers installed through Microsoft Windows Update. So you can try updating the drivers through Windows Update.

Following steps are for your reference how to use Windows Update in Windows 10 to update drivers.


1. Click Start menu and click Settings.


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2. In Settings window, click Update & security.


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3. In UPDATE & SECURITY, click Windows Update in left pane.

   Click Check for updates, and then wait while Windows looks for the latest updates for your computer.


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4. Click the link that tells you optional updates are available. (If you don’t see this link, it means Windows Update didn’t find any updates for your computer.)

5. Select the driver you want to install, click OK, and then click Install updates.


You need to update drivers manually by using Method 1 and Method 2. And it may take you a lot of time to find drivers and install the drivers. Following you will learn the most effective update method. 


Method 3:

Use Driver Easy to update the drivers automatically


Download the driver from HP or use Windows Update requires some computer skills and could take you much time. But with Driver Easy, you just need to click several clicks to download and install the driver. Driver Easy will detect all problem drivers in your computer, then download the new drivers. So it will find the right driver for your HP Deskjet printer. If it doesn’t find the driver, most probably is because your printer model doesn’t support Windows 10. You may need to replace a most current printer.

Driver Easy has Free version and PRO version. Both versions can be used to download drivers automatically. The Free version allows you to update all drivers with limited download speed. But with the PRO version, you can update all drivers by just clicking the mouse two times and enjoy full features. Moreover, you can enjoy free expert tech support guarantee and 30-day money back guarantee.

1. Click on Scan Now to detect all problem drivers in your computer.

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2. Click Update All button to download and install all new drivers at a time.

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