How you can fix Epson printer driver is unavailable error

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If you are reading this then you are having a hard time to use your Epson printer for executing crucial tasks.

The device displays ‘Epson printer driver is unavailable’ maybe because drivers became outdated or are incompatible with your operating system.

That’s why it is mandatory to update your system and printers periodically in order to avoid these obstructions and effective functioning of devices.

This article will provide you 6 easy ways through which you can get rid of Epson Printer driver is unavailable error.  

Way 1 – Install latest windows updates

  • Several times windows recommends latest updates for updation and lack of this causes ‘Epson printer drivers not available’ error.
  • Search ‘Check for Updates’ in search bar of start menu.
  • If system displays any updates required in the list, click on ‘Install Update’ option.
  • Windows will take 5-10 minutes to complete updation. Check for error again.

Way 2 – Uninstall and re-install printer drivers

  • Go to Control Panel -> Devices & Printers.
  • Search ‘Epson printer’ in the list.
  • Now right click on it to uninstall all unwanted drivers from system.
  • Visit Epson support webpage after selecting your country on site.
  • Now enter the model of your Epson printer and pick related OS.
  • Now you will encounter ‘driver name’ under the ‘downloads’ section.
  • Click on ‘download Epson printer driver’ button and install it.
  • After finishing, follow configurations steps mentioned and restart the system.

Way 3 – Check Cable Connections of your Epson printer

  • Remove all the printing assignments given before to Epson printer from system. Ensure that your Epson printer is properly connected to the power source and your PC and then turn on both the devices.
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Way 4 – Run a printer troubleshooter

  • Go to Control Panel and search for ‘Troubleshooting’ option to automatically find and resolve the issues on your system and other components.
  • Open the troubleshooter.
  • Now open ‘Hardware & sound’ option.
  • Select ‘Epson printer’ and verify it.
  • Now follow the mentioned directions to rectify the issue.

Way 5 – Restart your Epson printer

  • Restarting your Epson printer and system removes all caches and cookies from them which can resolve the issue within few minutes.

Way 6 – Update Epson Printer drivers

  • In case you haven’t allowed your system to automatically install driver updates, it’s obvious that you get the issue. Allow your system and follow below steps to resolve the issue simultaneously –
  • Download the Epson programming updater device from this site https://epson.com/Support/wa00590.
  • Select the appropriate model of your Epson printer.
  • Search for latest updates and select all.
  • Now click on Install button and allow your application to make changes in your system.
  • Select the agree button then click OK button.

Conclusion –    Following above steps will definitely resolve all your issues and in case you still need help for Epson printer troubleshooting then you can contact us via live chat option for proper technical and professional help.