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How do I solve the Windows ‘unsuccessful network installation’ error on my HP printer?

Firstly, try restarting the computer, printer, and router. Then, uninstall the HP driver and software. 


Here is how to uninstall the HP driver and software: 

  1. Search Windows for ‘Programs and Features.’ 
  2. Select ‘Programs and Features.’ 
  3. Within the list of installed programs, find your printer and click ‘Uninstall’ or ‘Yes.’
  4. Follow the specific on-screen instructions to complete the software removal.

About Jackie Elward

Jackie Elward is a Research Analyst covering the printer industry with a focus on diagnosing and solving common printer issues. Her expertise centers around mobile printing and advising consumers on the use of bluetooth, configuring Android and iOS devices to print remotely, and more. She's currently pursing a degree at Babson College.