Windows 11 built-in computers are stable and reliable devices that get the job done for over a billion people worldwide. That is not what to say about printers. Somehow these devices are a constant source of headaches for many users. In a desperate attempt to fix a broken printer, users may want to remove a printer driver. When you press
Although this might be a great approach to reinstall a printer without having to provide the controllers again, if you keep them on the computer will only waste space on the hard drive. And if a problem occurs and gets corrupted, it may cause other issues since the system will try to use drivers that don’t work.
However, if you no longer need or want to remove a corrupted print driver, Windows 11 provides a way to uninstall it from the computer completely. Windows 11 comes with a powerful tool Settings app. So, you can quickly fire up undesired printers from the list using this setting app. This risewindows article will guide you on how to remove a printer driver from Windows 11.
How to Eliminate a Printer on Windows 11?
Step 1. First, open the Settings app by pressing
Step 2. Now, in the Settings, click on the
Step 3. Then, on the right-side pane of Bluetooth & devices, click on the
Step 4. After that, you will see a list of printers installed on your computer and an option to add a new printer or scanner. Click on the Printer name that you no more require. For instance, we don’t want to see the PDF Architect 8 in our printer list and remove it.
Step 5. Next, in the next window, click on the
Step 6. Then, a new pop-up window will appear; click on the
Once you execute the above steps, the selected printer will not exist on your Windows 11 PC.
That’s it for the article.
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Also, read How to Reinstall Microsoft Print to PDF on Windows 11?