Install HP Laserjet 1018 Printer in Windows 10 with the help of a compatible printer driver that is easily available on the HP website. Priced ridiculously low, the HP LaserJet 1018 printer is a high-performing monochrome device that is even known as the ‘personal laser’.

Install HP Laserjet 1018 Printer for Windows 10

Install HP Laserjet 1018 Printer for Windows 10

Text outputs are rather flawless and its maintenance costs are extremely low. Very convenient and handy for those who wish to get only monochrome document prints, you can still couple some simple graphics along with it to maximize your device benefits.

Compatibility of the HP LaserJet 1018 Driver

  • For your Windows 10 to communicate with the printer appropriately, you need a relative driver. Overall, here are some systems that the HP 1018 drivers are compatible with:
    • Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, both 32 bit and 64 bit Windows XP devices, Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 and Linux

Driver Installation Windows 10

  • Switch on the printer device and the computer
  • You must ensure that you have closed down all the other software programs, virus protection and screensavers on your PC device
  • Open the ‘File Download’ box by clicking on ‘Download Now’
  • Thereafter, a ‘Save As’ option appears when you choose ‘Save This Program to Disk’
  • Click on ‘Save’ after selecting the directory of your choice
  • Use Windows Explorer to locate the file or directly go to the file location on the ‘Downloads Folder’ once the download completes


  • Driver files can be extracted by double-clicking on the downloaded file directly
  • The hard drive receives the file when you select the folder for depositing them
  • Finally, for driver installation, click on Printers -> Start -> Settings -> Printers

Create Print Queue

  • To create a print queue and complete the driver installation click as follows:
    • Add New Printer -> Add Printer Wizard -> Follow instructions -> Have Disk
  • The ‘Have Disk’ contains printer listings, from where an ‘Install from Disk’ screen opens
  • Locate the expanded files by clicking on ‘Browse’ and then look for a file that ends with ‘.inf’
  • Then click on Open -> Ok to accomplish full installation

Installing HP LaserJet 1018 Driver for Others

  • You can also use the HP Print and Scan Doctor for other Windows operating systems for both 32bit and 64bit systems
  • The HP Print and Scan Doctor tool troubleshoots the issue and resolves several common problems that you face with your product
  • Especially suitable for Windows-based computers, you just have to extract the HPPSdr.exe 10.6 Mb file and run it
  • The HP LaserJet 1018 Printer driver for Windows Vista can be installed without attaching a USB cable; this has to be plugged in only when prompted
  • Full feature driver software solutions are available for Windows 2003 and 2000 compatible with both 32bit and 64bit systems
  • Finally, download the HPLIP print, scan and fax drivers meant for the Linux operating system to execute a range of printer operations

Automatically Set Windows to Update Driver

  • There are some built-in drivers in Windows meant for HP and other printer types as well
  • Though you can always download the full-feature driver from website, this basic driver can perform a number of printer functions
  • You can set your systems to update the Windows printer driver to its latest version by clicking on
    • Change Device Installation -> Change Device Installation Settings -> Yes -> Save Changes

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