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At a glance over your complete account, it seems to me that the printer needs a driver to be installed that is meant for both that model of printer and for that version of Windows (Win 10).
Is the printer a networked printer, or a USB-connected printer? sometimes that makes a difference.
Let me know whether your Windows 10 is 32-bit, or 64-bit, also, please.
new thinkpad that came with windows 10, and connected to the router with an ethernet cable.,
laptop is 64 bit
First, disconnect the printer, turn it off and unplug it from both power and computer. Leave it that way throughout the following, until you are instructed to connect it up again by the installation software routine (or, at least, by that routine having completely ended and finished and exited etc.)
So: turn off, unplug, unplug your printer.
Go to your computer, to the Start button, then to Control Panel, and remove all entries for your printer and its series in Devices And Printers, by clicking on each icon (or entry) and deleting. (In this case, if there are any scanners shown, or any HP devices, select and then delete those, also.)
Then, reboot your computer: shut it down and start it up again.
Then, go to
and follow the download process, getting the driver onto your disk, and completing the download and then starting the driver installation program and following through the process.
Tried what you suggested and I was able to print thru the workstation. But could still not see the printer on the network. Did she the printer on the network but as a hard drive.. Is there a confirguration on the printer that I have to do to make it work.
I think that the problem is likely to be in your security software or firewall.
To go the Control Panel, then to Security Center, and see what is listed under Firewall. Let me know, please. Thanks.