Visit the hp.support.com from any of your web browser. Enter your printer model number. You will be navigated to the product home page. Select Software & Drivers tab and then Click Go.
Select the operating systems and locate the driver you want to download. Click Download. Some of the Windows operating system has in-built driver for HP printers. The driver is found on Windows Devices and printers or available from Windows Update. The drivers are available through the Apple software update for Mac systems. These are only driver available for some printers.
Windows detect the printer hardware and install the correct driver automatically. If not you need to install the driver using Devices ad Printers in Windows.
Choose the driver type based on your operating systems such as Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Unix.
There are two types of drivers for Windows users, they are HP Printer-specific drivers and HP Universal print drivers. It is recommended to download the full solution driver for most Windows users. These specific drivers are called full solution, full software solution, full feature software and driver or HP Product Installation Software.
HP PCL6 and Basic driver, HP PCL5 (PCL 5c or PCL 5e for some printers), HP PostScript, Host-based basic or Host based print/scan or Plug and play or Print/scan Plug and play, Point and print driver, Driver included in Windows and OS and Windows Update driver.
HP Universal print driver(UPD) is recommended for Windows users that want a driver without an installation or extra software. You can choose a UPD dirver when a driver was not included with your Windows OS and no Windows Update driver option available. The UPD driver provides more functionalities or features which are not available in the OS Driver.
HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PCL 6, HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PostScript and HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PCL5. To know more about the HP UPD, visit www.hp.com/go/upd.