You can use Windows Update Catalog to download printer drivers — here’s how

Yes, you can download print drivers from the Windows Update Catalog website. Here’s how, along with the steps to set up a printer.

Although Windows 10 is capable of setting up most printers automatically, there will be times, when Windows Update may run into issues installing the device driver — especially if you’re adding an older printer. For instance, it could happen that the service isn’t working on your device, it can’t find the required driver, or it’s pulling down the incorrect package, among other problems, and this is when the Windows Update Catalog service can come in handy.

The Windows Update Catalog is a Microsoft service on the web that allows you to download updates manually for Windows 10 and other supported OSes, but you can also use the website to download drivers, including for your printer, when the system refuses to install the device, or you can’t seem to find the correct driver from your manufacturer support website.

In this Windows 10 guide, you’ll learn the steps to search, download, and install basic printer drivers from the Windows Update Catalog website.

How to install printer manually using Windows Update Catalog driver

In the case that Windows 10 isn’t able to set up a printer automatically, and you can’t find the correct drivers online, you can use the Windows Update Catalog to obtain a suitable driver that you can install manually using Device Manager or Printer & scanners settings.

Downloading printer driver

To download printer drivers from the Windows Update Catalog website, use these steps:

Via:: Windows Central

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