Before installing any printer driver on the system, it’s recommended to first uninstall any previously existing connected printer, as this might create problem during new installation and might prevent the computer’s communication with the printer.
DOWNLOADING AND INSTALLING OF DELL PRINTER DRIVER.
1.Access the DELL DRIVERS AND DOWNLOADS website on your browser.
2.Type your printer’s SERVICE TAG to find the list of drivers for your product model and select SEARCH to continue.
If the service tag is unavailable,
• Click on BROWSE ALL PRODUCTS.
• Select the ELECTRONICS AND ACCESSORIES option.
• Then choose PRINTERS AND ACCESSORIES.
• Now select the model of your printer. ( You can find your printer model number on the front of your printer.)
3.Under the OPERATION SYSTEM, select the drop-down menu and choose the operating system that is appropriate for your computer.
4.Search for the files that are listed as either APPLICATION or as DRIVERS FOR OS DEPLOYMENT.
5.Then you need to make note of one of the more FILE NAMES that is listed. You should know it once the downloading of the file is finished.
6.Make sure to tick mark the check box on the left of every file. Now click on DOWNLOAD ALL.
7.Depending on your browser, the downloading process might automatically start, or you might be asked to save/save the file.
8.Once the file gets downloaded, you will be given the option to access the downloaded folders by your browser.
9.Make a right-click on the driver file and then click on RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR.
10.If this opens the USER ACCOUNT CONTROL window, select YES for starting the installation and follow the instructions on-screen for installing the printer driver. You will find the Installation instructions on how you can download and install the driver, at the bottom of the driver page.