Is my printer compatible with Windows 10?

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Microsoft have offered the Windows 10 update free for all existing Windows 7 and 8 users. This will hopefully encourage users to use this update on multiple devices in the home or office. With this generous offer, it’s important to check that your printer is already compatible so you can take advantage. 

Unfortunately, some older models of printer may not be able to handle the upgrade, so it may be worth contacting or researching the manufacturer or talking to one of our customer service members. Should your printer not be compatible with Windows 10 – we think it’s time to upgrade! To help, we’ve listed some of the most popular printer brands below to talk you through their compatibility statuses 



The majority of Brother printers are compatible with the Windows 10 update, they have even created a page dedicated to information and help with it here. The Brother MFC-L8850CDW A4 colour all-in-one laser printer supports the update as well double sided printing, wireless connection and touch-screen. 


  • Print/Scan/Copy
  • USB & Network
  • 30 ppm print speed
  • 2400 x 600 dpi (print)
  • 32 MB memory
  • Airprint & Google cloud print
  • Double sided printing

Price: £679.27 inc vat

Hewlett Packard

The majority of HP printers are compatible with the Windows 10 update; we stock the HP Officejet Pro X451DW A4 Colour inkjet printer. Saving you time and money for quality prints with Original HP inks saving up to 50% on overall printing costs versus colour lasers. 



  • USB/Network/Wireless
  • 55 ppm print speed
  • 2400 x 1200 dpi (print)
  • 512 MB memory
  • Airprint & Google cloud print
  • Double sided printing

Price: £193.66 inc vat


Canon provide details on each model of their printers compatibility  on their website. We recommend the Canon Pixma Ip110 as an A4 inkjet printer, not only is it compatible with the Windows 10 update, it’s affordable, wireless and still maintains exceptional quality. 

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  • USB & Wireless
  • 9 ppm print speed
  • 9600 x 2400 dpi (print)
  • Battery Included
  • Airprint & Google cloud print
  • Manual double sided printing

Price:  £184.30 inc vat


With our wide range of Samsung all-in-one laser printers, you can be sure to find a printer with compatibility for Windows 10; with a convenient built-in network for enhanced connectivity. The Samsung CLP680ND A4 Colour Laser printer is compatible with Windows 10, this can be upgraded either out of the box or via a firmware upgrade –  check the Samsung website for confirmation.

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  • USB & Network
  • 24 ppm print speed
  • 9600 x 600 dpi (print)
  • 533 MHz processor
  • 256 MB memory
  • Auto double sided printing

 Price: £183.16 inc vat


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