Windows 10: printer driver blocked by administrator

  1.    16 Sep 2015 #1

    printer driver blocked by administrator


    I recently installed Windows 10. When I connect my HP 1102 printer and try to install the driver the system tells me its been blocked by the administrator because its unsage. My user profile says I am the administrator. How do I unblock the driver (tell the system its safe?)

    Thanks

    Jeffn
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  2.    21 Sep 2015 #2

    jeffn said: View Post
    I recently installed Windows 10. When I connect my HP 1102 printer and try to install the driver the system tells me its been blocked by the administrator because its unsage. My user profile says I am the administrator. How do I unblock the driver (tell the system its safe?)

    Thanks

    Jeffn
    Are you downloading the driver from the HP website or using a driver already supplied? (This message is normally displayed when you try to install a driver that is not compatible with Win 10)

    Try selecting your printer from this page:

    HP Software and Driver Downloads for HP Printers, Laptops, Desktops and More | HP® Customer Support


    Regards
    UKMedia
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  3. Posts : 230
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       21 Sep 2015 #3

    Try downloading the full featured driver package listed on this page

    HP P1102 Driver

    Its a somewhat large file, but give it time to download. Once it does, try and install the driver with that. Ive seen issues with standalone driver installations that dont always work. This method usually fixes it. Usually... not always.
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  4.    21 Sep 2015 #4

    Also, when you install the HP software, it's best to NOT have the printer already connected. The installer will popup a page asking you HOW the printer is to be connected during the installation. When you see that page, connect the printer and select the correct connection option on the page.
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  5.    23 Sep 2015 #5

    Mark Phelps said: View Post
    Also, when you install the HP software, it's best to NOT have the printer already connected. The installer will popup a page asking you HOW the printer is to be connected during the installation. When you see that page, connect the printer and select the correct connection option on the page.
    Thanks for the replys, that fixed it.

    Jeffn
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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