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How To Find Printer Model And Install Driver Without Driver CD


Step by step guide to find printer model name and install driver without driver CD

To install printer driver without printer cd ,there is two ways . Download printer driver form internet and install it . Or install printer drivers from default printer drivers provided in Microsoft windows . Second method is only the alternative is you don’t have internet . By install default drive user can miss some basic functions .

Methods to find printer model

Printer model is printed on in front of printer or on back side of printer . So you can find model name on it . But in case model name sticker is scratched or damaged then you can use alternative methods to find it .

Method 1

Go to start and then go to “Devices and printers ” . In the “printer and faxes” section all of printers are listed . You can check model name here .

Method 2

Go to start , then my computer or computer . Right click on it . On context menu click on “Manage “. Computer management window will open . In the left menu ,click to expand “System tools” . Click on “device manager” . in the right window go to “imaging devices” . Click on it to expand it . All of printer are listed in this section .

Find printer model name


Ways to Install printer driver

Method 1

Some of latest printers are plug and play . So first method to install driver , turn the printer on and insert USB in your CPU .Printer driver is automatically installed . If printer is not plug and play then you have to require download and install it .


Method 2

Search for printer driver
Search for printer driver

With this method you have required internet connection to install printer driver . Right click on printer name and then click on “update driver software” .Select the option “Search automatically for Updated driver software ” . With this way your printer driver is installed .


Update printer driver


Method 3

Right click on printer name and click on “update driver software” .Select the option “browse my computer for driver software ” . After that select option “Let me pick from a list of device……..” . Device models are display in the list . Select the printer name from the list and click “Next” . Printer driver is installed .

Pick printer driver


Method 4

Find your printer model name and go to printer’s manufacturer’s website .Download driver for this specific model printer . And install it .

All of these methods are useful to install printer driver software without driver cd .