Drivers for HP LaserJet® 1018 Printer
What are the guidelines to install drivers for your HP LaserJet 1018 printer?
Printers are widely used by all types of users. Printers are devices essential for taking physical copies of electronic files on a computer. To use HP LaserJet 1018 printer with a computer, drivers would have to be installed. Drivers are the link between the hardware device (printer) and the Operating System installed on the system. Drivers help the HP LaserJet 1018 printer understand the requirements of the Operating System. Drivers for HP LaserJet 1018 printer can be downloaded from the official website of HP. Users can also download drivers for HP LaserJet 1018 printer using driver related software. Drivers for HP LaserJet 1018 printer can be easily installed by executing the driver installer file or using the installation feature of driver related software. After the drivers are downloaded, users can configure the drivers for HP LaserJet 1018 printer using Device Configuration Utility. Parameters such as IRQ, memory address range etc. can be configured in this way.
Following details gives users more information regarding tips to install drivers for HP LaserJet 1018 printer:
- Use safe mode
- Check system files
- Create backup and restore point
Use safe mode
Safe mode is an operational state in which system would be running on very few services. All users installing drivers for HP LaserJet 1018 printer are advised to install the drivers when the system is in the safe mode. Installing the drivers in the safe mode would ensure that the driver installation would not be interfered by any other service running in the system background. The safe mode on your computer can be accessed by pressing 'F8' key during system startup.
Check system files
Before starting with the installation of HP LaserJet 1018 printer drivers on a computer, users are advised to check the system files on the Operating System. The integrity of the system files should be checked and verified. If some system files are missing or corrupt, the driver installation would run into errors. The system files on the Operating System can be checked using the 'sfc/scannow' command in the CMD.
When installing drivers for HP LaserJet 1018 printers, users are recommended to backup all important information on the system and also create a manual restore point. The manual restore point would ensure that if some problems are coming up after the installation of HP LaserJet 1018 printer drivers, system can be restored and the data backup can be used with a secondary system if required.
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