Printer drivers are used to allow applications to do printing without knowing the technical details of each printer model. Printer drivers shouldn’t be confused with print spoolers, which queue print jobs and send them to a printer.
Why is installing and using the correct printer driver important?
Why is it necessary to have a printer driver? The answer is… The operating system can’t translate how the page should be formatted if the printer default isn’t set correctly. It needs to stop the process if it cannot format the page.
Can I use printer without installing driver?
The direct print function allows a printer to detect a file and print it without the driver. You don’t have to open a file to print.
Is a driver necessary for a printer?
The latest printer driver is required by most printers. If you’ve experienced power outages, computer viruses, or other problems, your printer driver may be damaged. Downloads and installs of the latest printer driver can often resolve these problems.