Hp Officejet 5255 Driver Is Unavailable

When you see the Driver is Unavailable message, carry out the solution mentioned on this web page.

Uninstalling the HP printer software

  • If you establish a connection between your Windows computer and the HP Officejet 5255 printer using a USB cable, disconnect it.
  • Go to the Programs and Features or Apps & Features window, select the HP Officejet 5255 printer from the installed programs list, and click the Uninstall or Yes option.
  • If you see any prompt dialog window on the screen, select the Yes option.
  • Continue with the on-screen guidelines to finish the HP Officejet 5255 printer driver uninstall process.
  • Ensure that you have restarted the Windows computer after uninstalling the HP printer software.
  • You can also remove the HP printer software from the Devices and Printers list as per the procedure mentioned here.
  • On the Windows computer, launch the Control Panel window and select the Devices and Printers option.
  • Find the HP Officejet 5255 printer under the Printers and Faxes section and right-click its icon.
  • Select the Remove Device or the Uninstall Device option and then proceed with the guidelines that appear on the screen to remove the HP Officejet 5255 printer completely from the Windows computer.
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Installing the HP printer software

  • Go to the official HP website, search for the HP Officejet 5255 printer, and click the Choose a different OS link.
  • Choose the Operating System and the version of your computer from the Operating System and Version drop-down menus, respectively.
  • After clicking the Change button, navigate to the All Drivers section and click the Download link beside the HP Easy Start Printer Setup Software file.
  • This will save the HP Officejet 5255 printer software on the Windows computer.
  • Begin the HP software installation. When prompted, select the USB option to set a connection type.
  • Now, establish a connection between the computer and the HP Officejet 5255 printer using the USB cable.
  • Once you finish the HP printer software installation, try to print the printer functions.
  • For any assistance, click the Call button on this web page, and our technical experts will help you resolve any issues with the HP Officejet 5255 printer.