can’t print after upgrading to Windows 10

If you can’t print after upgrading to Windows 10, the printer drivers update is required.

Some old printers are not compatible for Windows 10. The manufacturer had not yet released the drivers for Windows 10. To check for the latest drivers, visit the printer’s manufacture portals and check under software updates and drivers section with your printer model number.

The prominent models available today are mentioned below.

Brother, Canon, Dell, Epson, HP, HCL, Lexmark, Samsung, Xerox, etc are some of the known printers.

USB or Wireless drivers are required depending on the printer model numbers. These drivers are available on manufacturer portals and also provided with DVD’s.

can't print on windows 10

Can’t print on Wireless network on Windows 10

If the printer is configured through USB first, we can switch to Wifi if needed. The Wi fi connection facilitates you to configure multiple computers to connect to a printer. This is called sharing resources. This way will cut down your expenses.

The printer drivers for Windows 10 needs an update and we need to reinstall them and configure again to get your printer up and running. To verify this, we need to check the respective printer model numbers on the manufacturers portals for software and drivers.

Change the Windows Operating system selection to Windows 10 and download the printer drivers software. Before installing the latest drivers, check for the related printer software under programs and features, uninstall the existing ones. And then continue with the installation of the latest printer software.

Other basic troubleshooting steps are to check the connectivity issues if that is a printer connected using wireless mode. The Wireless printer configuration is accessed from devices and printers from control panel. To do this process, open control panel and network sharing tools, then try to add printer on the network.

Before you add a printer, make sure to install the software on your computer as mentioned above.