Hp Installer Cannot Delete Output File

The selected driver cannot be deleted. Unable to remove x64, Type 3 – User Mode Driver. The specified printer driver is currently in use. Unable to remove printer driver. Follow below steps to resolve the issue and delete the printer driver and its package: Remove the printer from the system in Control Panel or Settings. Right click the file and select 'Properties'. If you see an 'Unblock' button on the 'General' tab, click it and try again. You can also right click it and select 'Run as Administrator'.

  1. Hp Installer Cannot Delete Output Files

When attempting to manually delete and move a printer driver and/or its driver package from Windows operating systems, including Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, from Print Management, Devices and Printers or Printers & Scanners of Settings, the printer driver deletion and removal process may failed with one of the following error messages:

Failed to remove driver <Printer Name>. The specified printer driver is currently in use.

Failed to remove package <driver.inf>. Driver package is in use.

The selected driver cannot be deleted.

Hp Installer Cannot Delete Output Files

The specified printer driver is currently in use.

Unable to remove <Printer Name>x64, Type 3 – User Mode Driver. The specified printer driver is currently in use.

Follow below steps to resolve the issue and delete the printer driver and its package:

Cannot delete output file hp driver
  1. Remove the printer from the system in Control Panel or Settings.
  2. Open Print Management.
  3. Go to Print Servers > <Computer Name>(local) > Drivers
  4. Right click on the printer driver that you want to delete, and select Remove Driver Package. DO NOT click on “Delete” yet.
  5. Open Services administrator tool in Control Panel.
  6. Stop the Print Spooler service.
  7. Start the Print Spooler service, and while the service is starting, immediately click on Delete button on the Remove Driver Package window in Print Management.
  8. Restart the computer if the removal of printer is successful.