How to remove the HP Printer error 1603


When you install HP Printer software on your computer, you get HP driver Error 1603 ‘a fatal error occurred during installation’ displayed on your screen. Devices like Printers make our work very easy & it is quite simple to use the printers these days because of the latest innovation & technologies that make printers much more efficient and easy to use. Well for this technical issue, a well-explained solution has been penned down by a team of HP Printer Support technicians to describe steps for troubleshooting HP Printer Error 1603 on the go.


Step 1: Download the installation files to the computer

  1. Open a new window to browse & Select Software and Drivers page -
  • Right-click the link, Select Software and Drivers, & then click open in New Window.
  • If prompted, type your product number
  • Click your operating system.
  • Then Select software and drivers page opens.


  1. In the Driver section, review the list of available drivers, and then click on the driver that meets your needs.
  • Make sure to select the full feature software & driver (Recommended).
  • Click the basic driver for a customized installation.


  1. Click Download only, & then click Save.
  2. Click Computer in the left pane under Folders, and then select Local Disk (C:) in the right pane.
  3. Right-click a blank area in the right pane, and then click on New Folder.
  4. Name the new folder as HP Disk.
  5. After naming the folder, click to select it as the destination for the installation files that you are downloading, and then click save.


Step 2: Temporarily turn off Windows Updates

  1. On the Windows taskbar, click the Windows, and then Control Panel.
  2. In Control Panel, click Security.
  3. Click Windows Update.
  4. Click Change setting in the left section of panel.
  5. Select never check for updates, & then click OK.


Step 3: Use MSCONFIG to turn off the startup services

  1. On the Windows taskbar, click the Windows icon.
  2. Open the Start Search box, and type MSCONFIG, then press Enter.
  3. If the User Account Control window opens with the message 'Windows needs your permission to continue,' click Continue to close the window.
  4. In the System Configuration window, click the Startup tab, & then click Disable All.
  5. Click the Services tab, click the Hide all Microsoft services checkbox, & then click Disable All.
  6. Click Apply, and then click OK.
  7. If prompted to restart the computer, click Restart.


Step 4: Turn on Windows Update

  1. On the Windows taskbar, click the Windows icon, and then click Control Panel.
  2. In Control Panel, click Security.
  3. Click Windows Update.
  4. Click Change setting in the left panel.
  5. Select Always check for updates, and then click OK.


So, that’s It. Apply these simple steps to wipe away the Error 1603 on HP printers from its root and make your device smooth and running. If the error recurs, connect with HP Printer Support Number or visit our Tech Helpdesk for instant help. We are available here 24*7 to provide comprehensive support for all HP Printer Related issues. Once You Give A Call, Our Expert HP Technicians Will Get In Touch With You To Figure Out The Actual Problems. Further, They Will Guide & Help You On The Ways To Fix The Issue Over The Phone.

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