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HP Print and Scan Doctor

One of the best names in the printer manufacturing industry is HP. Known for its finest quality of print outputs combined with compact design make HP printers as favorites among its customers worldwide. So if you are looking to buy a new printer for your home or office than you should consider HP. They are reliable, easy to use and feature rich. Once the printer is connected to your PC or laptop, you should install the HP Print and Scan Doctor. Also, you should install the software from the CD / DVD that came along with the printer box.

What is HP Print and Scan Doctor?

In the above description, we spoke about installing HP Print and Scan Doctor on your computer, so let us discuss more about it. Basically Hp Print and Scan Doctor is a utility by HP that should be installed so that you can fix printing and scanning problems when you have connected your HP printer to your network or computer directly. So if you are having an issue connecting to your printer despite it being installed, you can use this utility and fix problems.

Install and Download HP Print and Scan Doctor for Windows 10

Now that you know as what HP scan doctor can do, let us see as how we can download it on your computer. So before your do this, make sure that the printer is switched on and is connected to the computer properly (if the HP printer is wired) or is on the same network as your computer is on (If it is a wireless HP printer). Now follow the below given steps to install HP print doctor or contact HP Printer support

The software can be installed on computers running on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 operating systems. Unfortunately, HP print and scan doctor for Mac is not available. For more assistance, you can get in touch with HP Support.

Let’s go through the installation process where HP print and scan doctor 5.2.1 is the latest version of the software available for your machine.

  1. Visit:
  2. Click on the “Download Now” button visible on the right side of the webpage
  3. Click on “Yes” on the window that asks if your printer is offline, the download will start automatically
  4. Double click on the downloaded file, and if asked click “Run” and then when the screen turns dark, click “Yes”
  5. Now HP software will start installing, click on “Accept” to continue installation
  6. The HP print and scan doctor for windows will now scan and fix the errors or issues with the installation of your printer, click “Start”
  7. It will now search for products and will then list the printer that you have attached
  8. Now select your printer and click on “Next”.

    But what if your printer is not listed? Do not worry, simply restart your printer and click “Retry”

  9. The software will now diagnose issues you need to follow the instructions in the tool. Depending on the problem, click either “Fix Printing” or “Fix Scanning”
  10. Test results are displayed with icons, where -

    • A checkmark means that the test was passed
    • A wrench means a problem was found and fixed
    • An exclamation mark means a test failed and was skipped.
    • An X means the printer has a problem. Follow the instructions to fix it.

So, this is how to install and use HP print and scan doctor 5.1 download on your Windows 10 computer.

There are different versions of HP scan doctor that can be downloaded, but it is recommended that you download the latest version of the software. HP print and scan doctor 5.1 download for android is not available for the moment, so if in case you are facing any problem while printing from mobile device, we recommend you to speak to HP Printer Assistant.

HP print and scan doctor Utility for other operating systems

HP print and scan doctor 5.0 download for iOS devices is not available on the apple’s app store and hp print and scan doctor 4.9 for apple computers too is not available. But HP print and scan doctor for Chromebook is available for download. Here you just need to make sure that while printing; your Chromebook is on the same network as your wireless HP printer is.

Queries about HP Scan Software

There are a few common questions that people ask, let’s get their answers.

To uninstall HP print and scan doctor from your computer, you just need to delete the source file. So, right-click on the icon; then click “Open file location” and delete the file that appears in the folder.

This usually happens either when the printer software is not properly installed or the printer is not connected to the device. To resolve this, reinstall the printer software or reconnect your printer and try again.

Visit to download the HP scan doctor file. After the completion, run the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.

Click on “Scan Settings” 🡪 Scan Settings and Preferences 🡪 Scan Document Settings to access your scanner’s PDF option. Now, click the down arrow next to “Scan to” and click “Save to file”. Once done, select the down arrow next to “File type:” and click on “PDF (*.Pdf).”

It’s a rare occurrence, but if you get this error then just re-download the file from another browser and make sure that you have a good internet connection.

Open your Chrome browser and search for “HP Print for Chrome”. Now click on “Add to Chrome” button, you’re done! So the next time you print a document, you will see an option to print from an HP printer.

The latest version of “HP print and scan doctor” as per the website is version and can be downloaded from

HPPSdr.exe or HPPSdr is the name of the downloaded file of “HP print and scan doctor”. You need to install this file onto your computer so that the software by itself can fix issues related to HP printer or scanner connected to it.

We hope that you have found answers to all your queries and will be able to install and execute HP print doctor.


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