Fix corrupted printer drivers
On windows 7, when you install printer drivers, sometimes you encounter very very old ones downloaded from unofficial websites and this can cause you a lot of trouble when trying to replace them.. Today I will teach you how to get rid of them easily : corrupted printer drivers.
There is this little command which is very useful when playing with printer drivers : printui.exe
How do I run it ?
Just open a command prompt and execute the following command : printui.exe /s /t2
What do I have to do with it ?
Well, you have to follow these exact instructions :
- Select faulty drivers from Print Server Properties (see screenshot)
- Click on remove button.
- Select “Remove driver and driver package” and then click on OK button.
- Close this Window.
- Restart “Printer Spooler” service.
- Re-install newest printer drivers.
You also can always try to reboot your computer before re-installing newest computer.