Updating network printer driver
If this is the case, log on to a client computer that uses the same processor architecture as the printer drivers that you want to add to the print server, and install those printer drivers.Then use Print Management from the client computer to connect to the print server, and add the additional drivers from the Additional Drivers dialog box.original title; Window 7 Printer Drivers Update won't work Additional Information.This is an Okidata C5300 page printer hooked to a network accessed by this computer (windows 7) , a Windows Vista Computer and a Windows XP computer.Using the "PCL" driver I do get the correct output. And it has worked on other Windows 7 computers here. All references to replacing the driver use that "Windows Update" routine. Yes, I have reset the computer several times and I do get standard Windows updates just fine.
Windows Networks use the Network Driver Interface Specification (NDIS) to control Network devices.
Windows automatically uploads the drivers from the client computer to the print server.
To update or change the printer drivers for a printer, use the following procedure.
It's extremely important that you find out exactly what the model number is so you don't install the wrong driver which can cause hardware problems.
Once you know the exact model number for your hardware device you can search the Windows network website to find the correct driver.
When I upgraded this computer I noticed that a document I had been printing using XP no longer printed graphics properly. If I print it on the Win7 computer using the "Oki C5330 (MS)" driver that is the only one provided with the windows 7 distribution, the document prints wrong.