Windows 10: my printer is not working because the driver is unavailable

Discus and support my printer is not working because the driver is unavailable in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; what to do if the driver in my printer unavailable?... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by MilaSverdlov, Dec 11, 2019.

  1. my printer is not working because the driver is unavailable


    what to do if the driver in my printer unavailable?

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    MilaSverdlov, Dec 11, 2019
    #1

  2. printer driver is unavailable

    Hi Robert,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I regret the inconvenience caused to you. We will be glad to assist you with this issue.

    It would be grateful if you can reply to this question in order to assist you further:

    • How exactly did you try to download the drivers?
    • Did you try to check if the printer driver's are shown in the device manager?
    Let's try the following steps and check if it helps:

    Step 1: Run Hardware and device Troubleshooter.

    • Type troubleshooting in the search bar and select it.
    • Select View all on the top left corner.
    • Click Hardware and device
      troubleshooter.
    • Follow the on-screen instructions to run the troubleshooter.
    • Check if issue persists.
    Step 2: I suggest you to visit the manufacturer website of the printer and download and install the latest drivers and check if it helps.

    Let us know the status of the issue. We will be glad to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Sangeeta Sarkar, Dec 11, 2019
    #2
  3. Ron Nield Win User
    Printer driver unavailable Windows 10

    My Canon MG71500 printer works perfectly from my ipad but not from my (new) laptop which has windows 10. It did work then stopped. The computer locates the printer but says driver unavailable, but Device Manager tells me I have the correct driver for the
    printer. Any suggestions please. Ronski
     
    Ron Nield, Dec 11, 2019
    #3
  4. my printer is not working because the driver is unavailable

    printer driver unavailable

    Hello Chris,

    The error that you received might be due to the incompatibility of the driver or the driver has been corrupted. To help you out with your concern, we suggest that you install the driver in compatibility mode and check if the issue persists. You may refer
    to the steps provided by Vinodh_Kumar V on January 16, 2016 which can be found on this
    thread.

    Let us know the outcome and if you need further assistance.
     
    Stephanie Sal, Dec 11, 2019
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