Problem: Many users found that their HP LaserJet 1018 printer is not working after upgrading to Windows 11.
Cause: This happens because your printer’s current driver is not compatible with Windows 11. You can fix this by installing an older version (20071210) of the LaserJet 1018 driver.
Solution: In order for your printer to work in Windows 11, you need to download and install version 20071210 of the HP LaserJet 1018 driver by clicking on the link below:
Run the executable and follow the wizard to complete the installation.
This driver should work. If the executable doesn’t work for some reason or you prefer to have the process done automatically, you can also update your printer’s driver with a driver updater.
How to Automatically Update your HP LaserJet 1018 Driver
If you want to automatically find and update any outdated or malfunctioning driver in your PC, such as your printer’s driver, you can try the app Driver Booster, a free driver updater.
- Download Driver Booster and install it.
- Open it and click on the Scan button to find for outdated drivers:
- After the scan is done, find your printer under the list of devices and click on the Update button next to it (or check all of your outdated drivers to update all drivers at once.)
If your HP LaserJet 1018 printer is not working after upgrading to Windows 11, you only need to download and install the 20071210 version of the HP LaserJet 1018 driver. You can download it from HP’s official website.
Using Driver Booster, you can also find and install the right driver automatically. It will also allow you to update your other device drivers.
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