How to install HP printer software without CD

This article intends to discuss installation the HP printer software without CD installation. It may help you when you lost the CD installation but you have to install the printer. One of ways in installing the software without CD is by using a USB cable. In this chance, the installation instruction fortunately is just for Windows OS. The following are the steps.

HP Printer Installation

The first step you can do is connecting between the printer and computer. Here you can use USB cable. Plug the one side the USB cable to the printer and the one side to the computer. If you do not have the USB cable, you may need to buy it. However, before buying, you have to look up what model of your printer otherwise the cable will be appropriate.

#2 turn on the printer

After the USB cable is successfully attached to both computer and printer, and then you can turn the printer on. You can press the power button and wait for a while. In any cases, when the printer has not being installed, the prompt of installation will automatically begin. If you face this case, you just need to follow the instruction displayed on the screen.

#3 open start menu

If there automatic installation does not appear, you need to start the installation by open the start menu. Click the start menu and then click search. In the box, you can type “deice and printer” then the system will show the result of the searching process. When you have found the icon of printer or scanner, then you can click the option “add printer” at the top of windows.

#4 click the name of printer

After you click the option “add a printer”, then the system will look for the detected printer. If you find the name of printer you have, you can click “next”. However, if the type of your printer does not appear, you can click the option “the printer I want isn’t listed”, you will be required to brows the type of printer. Commonly, if it happens, you need to download first the software from the website.

#5 follow each step of HP printer installation

If your type of printer has been detected, then you can click “next” and follow the installation steps. The installation process may take several minutes. If it finish, you are required to click the button “finish”. Then, the HP printer can work appropriately.