Updating hp printer firmware
You will need to bring in ALL refilled cartridges to ensure each has a compatible chip version installed.
Some of the newer HP printers may receive a firmware update (either installed automatically or manually installed by customer) which may lock-out the cartridge’s smart chip and prevent printing.
I don't know what the printers IP address is either.
I've manually added the drivers for the printer to my PC and reconnected the printer, but the PC still doesn't recognise the printer.
They are now automatically imposed on all who use Win10 Home platforms.
You can follow the instructions in the link to disable ALL Win 10 Updates, but not to select individual updates: How to Uninstall and Block Updates and Drivers on Windows 10 (via HOWTOGEEK): https:// Web Services Enabled Printers – Disabling Automatic HP Updates HP 950-951, 970/971 & 980/981 Ink-Series Printers These ink-series printers use a display panel and require that the Web Services function be enabled for automatic updates to work.
Enter your HP Office Jet printer model (‘HP Office Jet Pro 8610’), after the respective printer driver/software page opens up, scroll down and select the Firmware dropdown tab (see picture below).
This HP Update software will periodically check on the web to see if any firmware, drivers, or other software updates are available for the HP products installed or connected to the computer.HP released a firmware update on March 12, 2016 for several of the company's Officejet printers that renders non-HP ink cartridges useless.HP customers began to complain about the issue on September 13, 2016 on various online forums, the official HP forum, and on community sites like Reddit.All Printers – HP Update Software To prevent the software from updating the firmware on the printer the user must continue to select “No/Cancel” when prompted or they must remove/uninstall the HP Update software from their computer The HP Update software is not part of the print driver so functionality will not be affected if you remove. At computer, either go to Programs and locate the HP Update software in the HP folder and open, or when the HP Update prompt is displayed, select With respect to disabling HP Auto-Update on Win 10 platforms, unfortunately there is no such button or feature for Win 10 operating systems.Microsoft systems removed the options that were there in the prior OS versions to select and deny individual updates.
——————————————– HP printer firmware update is not available or required for the HP Officejet Pro 8100, 86 Plus, Office Jet Pro 276dw & Office Jet Pro 251dw printer models which use HP 950/951 cartridges.