Process of installing and setting up driver for HP Officejet® printer
What are the ways of setting up driver for HP Officejet printer?
HP Officejet printers, like the name suggests is ideal for use in an office. This product supports very fast printing and can be used with all kinds of computers. To use HP Officejet printer with a computer, drivers will have to be installed on the system. Drivers are the link between the printer and the Operating System (OS) installed. Without drivers, the printer will not be able to understand the requirements of Operating System, and will not understand the status of the work being done. There are many different models in HP Officejet printer range such as HP Officejet Pro 8500, HP Officejet Pro 8000, HP Officejet j3608, HP Officejet 5610, HP Officejet 4500, etc. All these models require specific drivers. Drivers for HP Officejet printers can be downloaded from the official website of HP or with the help of driver-related software.
The following details gives users more information regarding tips to download drivers for HP Officejet printers:
- Limit bandwidth usage
- Disable proxies
- Latest version
Limit bandwidth usage
When downloading drivers for HP Officejet printers, users are advised to limit bandwidth usage on the system. This means that all network-related applications have to be terminated. Limiting bandwidth usage will help speed up the driver download, and it will ensure that drivers are downloaded without any interruptions such as time out errors. Network-related services can be terminated using Task Manager of the system.
Users downloading drivers for HP Officejet printers are suggested to disable all proxy services on the browser or system. Proxy settings must be disabled so that the driver download request for HP Officejet printers are not redirected to some other server other than the official server of HP. If proxies are enabled, it may result in the download of incorrect or incompatible drivers for HP Officejet printers.
All users downloading drivers for HP Officejet printers are suggested to make sure that the driver being downloaded are the latest versions available. As new drivers are likely to have similar names, care must be taken when they are being downloaded. Installation of outdated drivers for HP Officejet printers will limit the functioning of the printer and also cause problems.
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