Showing posts with label Printer. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Printer. Show all posts

Dec 17, 2017

How to solve HP Officejet Printer Driver Unavailable in Windows 10

Windows 10 creator seems to prevent certain HP Printers driver installation. Here is how to fix it:

1. First you need to uninstall the HP Software from your PC.

2. Then backup your registry prior making any registry changes: 

3. Update your registry using the Reg file below (that will change some printer related policies for your PC): 
Download the file, double click to run.

4. Right click the Start menu and select Run. Type Services.msc and press OK. 

5. Locate the Print Spooler service, right click on it and select STOP.

5. Browse to c:\Windows\System32\spool\drivers folder ( You can navigate to this folder easily by right click on Start and select run, then type in  c:\Windows\System32\spool\drivers ).

6. Rename folder W32X86 to W32x86.old   and  Rename folder x64 to x64.old Note: if any of these folders fail to delete reboot your PC and then Continue following the steps starting from Step 4... After renaming it should look like this.
 6. Restart your computer.
7. Reinstall the HP Software and check for any difference

**Be aware that if you have other printers installed on your PC, those will need to be reinstalled too once completing these steps.

Aug 14, 2017

How to Fix Printer Error code 0x000003eb

This problems does not relate to your printer's brand such as Cannon, Brother or HP but it was the Windows 2. There are 2 known method to solve this issue.

Remove printers driver in Printer Management:
(Notes: Certain Windows Edition does not have this option, ie: Windows 10 Home)

1. Open Control Panel - Administrative Tools - Print Management
2. Click on "ALL PRINTERS" - remove the printer that giving the error.
3. Then click on " ALL DRIVERS" Then delete all drivers listed.
4. Download and reinstall the driver.

Edit Registry Entry
1. Open services (Press and hold Windows key + R then type services.msc and press enter)
2. Look for Print spooler, right click and select stop (we need to start it again once we finished editing the registry.)
3.Open registry editor (Press and hold Windows key + R then type regedit and press enter)
4. Navigate to these following entry and delete it:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Environments\Windows NT x86\Drivers\Version-3

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Environments\Windows x64\Drivers\Version-3

5. Then once again open run command by holding Windows key + R, copy and paste the following


Press enter. Rename it to 3.old

6. Restart print Spooler

Leave your comment if you have any questions.

Sep 23, 2014

HP Laserjet 1020 Windows and Mac Drivers

Drivers for Windows 
Support Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 and Windows server 2003 (32/64-bit)
HP Laserjet Full Feature and Software
Download (81mb)

Drivers For OS X Mavericks
  1. Download and install the package below:
  2. From System Preferences, click on Print & Scan.
  3. Click the Plus sign. Select the listed LJ 1020 printer.
  4. Click the drop down menu next to Use or Print Using and click on
  5. Select Printer Software.
  6. Select the HP Laserjet 1022 from the list.
  7. Click OK to confirm your selection and add the printer, then try printing using the configured print queue.

Drivers for OS X Snow Leopard
  1. Download the driver from
  2. Turn on the printer and connect it to the Mac.
  3. Open the printer preference page, press the ‘+’ button to add the printer.
  4. In the ‘add printer’ dialog, make sure that the printer is visible.
  5. Open the driver list.
  6. Select HP Laserjet 1022, but not the gutenberg version.

Driver for OS X Lion
  1. Download the driver from
  2. Install the drivers
  3. Plug in printer, go to system preferences
  4. Add your printer, select the hp 1022 software from the newly installed hp drivers.
  5. You can also try with version 1.3.1022.