Drivers are software that you must install to run the printer properly. Some operating system such as Windows 8, does not require to install a printer driver, so you can just plug and play directly. But to use the printer in advance, you should install the printer driver. But, what if your printer driver is missing? Usually you buy a printer and get a DVD / CD driver, but sometimes we are careless and we lost it. Here are 3 easy ways to download from the internet.
1. How to Download Printer Driver through Google
For those of you who are rarely in front of the computer or rarely use Google, you might hard to find a website to download your printer driver. The way is to type the right keywords. Without the right keywords Google cannot give a good result to you. Here are the tips:
– First know the type of your printer.
– Open Google and type in your printer type
– Add 2 words in the end, “drivers” and “downloads”
Then you can choose from the Google results. You can select a link from the website for the brand of your printer. E.g. Canon, HP, Epson, Brother.
But if not then you should look from other websites. The easiest thing you can try is to search on the first page of Google search results.
2. How to Download Printer Driver through Website
The second way is to visit the manufacturer website such as Canon or driver websites such as arenadrivers.com. For example, the brand of your printer is Canon, you can open the Canon website and download the printer driver. Each printer brands have their own websites that provide the printer driver.
You can easily find your printer driver:
You just choose the product Canon
Choosing products, types, and models
After that press the find then you can find the drivers you are looking for.
Similarly to other websites. The interface is different but the way it works is the same so you can just enter the product and the type then you can find the drivers.
3. How to Download Printer Drivers Using the Driver Pack
The third way is the easiest because you just download Driver pack. Driver Pack is a collection of all types of drivers so you can use it for other printers as well. But the file size is very large like 8GB. To download driver pack the way he is:
You can download using a file server such as Rapidgator, Mediafire, etc.
Another way you can use your download torrent. Visit your favorite torrent site and search by keyword Driver Pack.
After you download you can use it to install your printer driver or for other drivers.
That’s 3 tips from me to download and install the printer driver so that you are losing drivers can find a replacement easily.