Hi, today on this page we’ll talk about how to download printer’s basic driver for Windows 10, 7, 8, Vista, XP. Basic driver is the core drivers, so it requires to install manually.

In this page below, we’ll show you how to download the basic printer driver to install it manually. Please follow the below given step by step guide. You may download the basic driver of all the branded printers like HP, Canon, Brother, Epson, Lexmark, Samsung, Ricoh, Kodak, Konica Minolta, etc.

The basic driver file includes “.inf, .sys, .cat, .dll” files in a zip file format. The “.inf” file is the main file which you will have to select while installing the printer manually.

[Steps] How to download the printer’s basic driver (Inf driver file)

We are taking a printer HP Laserjet 1018 model number as an example. You may change the model number as you have printer.

  1. Open www.freeprinterdriverdownload.org.
    (You may also go to the direct official websites like HP, Canon, Epson, Brother, etc. to download basic driver if they have).
  2. Go to the right-top corner of the website and click on the search bar field and type your printer’s model number and click on the search button.
  3. Click on the appropriate found search result from the left side.
  4. Go to the download section and look for the basic drivers and click on its download link according to your operating system version.
    If you don’t see the basic driver on the page, then you can send a driver request to freeprinterdriverdownload.org, you’ll get basic drivers within 24 hours on your email.

If you can’t find the basic driver from our website, then we suggest you to please make a driver request and mention the “Basic Driver” word in the reguest message. You’ll get drivers with in few hours.

Watch a video tutorial where we have explained how to download a printer’s basic driver.

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