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EZ steps to install HP printer in Windows 7 without Installation software

  1. Make sure that the USB cable is not connected to the product. If the USB cable is connected to the product, disconnect it.
  2. From the Windows taskbar, click the Windows icon, and then click Devices and Printers. The Devices and Printers window opens.
  3. Click Add a printer. The Add Printer window opens.
  4. Click Add a local printer.
  5. Click Use an existing port.
  6. Click the Use an existing port drop-down list, select LPT1: (Printer Port), and then click Next.
  7. Under Manufacturer in the Install the printer driver window, click HP.
  8. Under Printers, select approriate drive from below list provided and then click Next.
  9. In the message window, click Finished.
  10. Connect the USB cable to the product, and connect the USB cable to the computer. A Device driver software was not successfully installed window opens.
  11. Click Close to close the window.
  12. In the Devices and Printers window, right-click the name of the product and then click Printer Properties. The Printer Properties window opens.
  13. Click the Ports tab.
  14. Click the drop down menu, and then change the port from LPT1 to USB or DOT4.
  15. Click OK.
  16. In the Properties dialog box, click the General tab.
  17. Click Print Test Page.
Determine the appropriate compatible driver

Deskjet 3320, 3325, 3420 and 3520 -------------Deskjet 3600 *
Photosmart 7600 series------------------------------ Deskjet 5600
Deskjet 5850 ---------------------------------------------Deskjet 5600
Photosmart 130, 145, 230 and 245 ---------------Photosmart 330 *
Photosmart 7350 and 7550 --------------------------Deskjet 5550
Deskjet 6122 and 6127 --------------------------------Deskjet 990c *
Deskjet 3820 -----------------------------------------------Deskjet 970cse *
Deskjet 656 ------------------------------------------------Deskjet 660c *
Business Inkjet 1100d ---------------------------------Business Inkjet 1000
Business Inkjet 1100dtn ------------------------------Business Inkjet 1000
Deskjet 9300 ----------------------------------------------Deskjet 1220c *
Deskjet 9650, 9670, 9680, 9680gp---------------- Deskjet 9800

* Available only through Windows Update.

(Happy Printing)

Regards
Rizwan

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hp psc 1210 printer driver is not installed sucessfully in window 7 64 bit


When you connected the product to the computer with a USB cable, the Windows Update installation failed. Solution You can manually install the driver. Make sure you follow the steps in the order given to reset your printer, remove the product, restart your computer, and then manually install the driver. Step one: Turn the printer off and then on
  1. Disconnect the USB cable from the printer.
  2. Turn the printer off and then back on. Clear any blinking lights or error messages.
Step two: Remove the product from Devices and Printers
  1. Click the Windows icon (c01319360.gif ), and then click Devices and Printers .
  2. Right-click the product icon (c01813941.gif ) representing your HP product, and then click Remove device . Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process. (If the product is not listed, skip to Step three: Restart your computer.)
  3. If multiple icons exist for the product, remove them all.
Step three: Restart your computer
  1. Restart your computer. You might want to bookmark this page so that you can quickly return to it.
  2. Make sure your computer has a valid Internet connection by opening a web browser and surfing to an Internet site.
Step four: Manually install the driver
  1. Make sure that the USB cable is not connected to the product. If the USB cable is connected to the product, disconnect it.
  2. From the Windows taskbar, click the Windows icon (c01319360.gif ), and then click Devices and Printers . The Devices and Printers window opens.
  3. Click Add a printer . The Add Printer window opens.
  4. Click Add a local printer .
  5. Click Use an existing port .
  6. Click the Use an existing port drop-down list, select LPT1: (Printer Port) , and then click Next .
  7. Click the Windows Update button and wait for the updates to complete.
  8. In the Install the printer driver window, under Manufacturer click HP , and then search for your driver under Printers . If the driver does not show up under HP, try looking under Hewlett Packard. NOTE: The print drivers are displayed by their series names, which means the last one or two numbers may show as zeroes. For instance, the HP Photosmart 8750 displays as HP Photosmart 8700, and the PSC 1210 displays as the PSC 1200 series.
  9. Once you find the appropriate driver, plug the USB cable back into the printer.
  10. The Installing Device Driver Software window should briefly display in the bottom right corner of the computer screen. Wait for it to disappear.
  11. Click the Cancel button on the Add Printer window.
  12. The newly installed printer now shows in the Devices and Printers window.

Jan 05, 2011 | HP PSC 1210 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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I want to install hp deskjet 3325 in windows 7 ultimate, I have driver CD which works on win xp, how to install the driver for hp printer on win 7?


Follow these steps to install the compatible driver in Windows 7.
  • Make sure that the USB cable is not connected to the product. If the USB cable is connected to the product, disconnect it.
  • From the Windows taskbar, click the Windows icon ( ), and then click Devices and Printers . The Devices and Printers window opens.
  • Click Add a printer . The Add Printer window opens.
  • Click Add a local printer .
  • Click Use an existing port .
  • Click the Use an existing port drop-down list, select LPT1: (Printer Port) , and then click Next .
  • Under Manufacturer in the Install the printer driver window, click HP .
  • Under Printers , select the appropriate alternate driver for the product (listed in the table in the previous step), and then click Next .
  • In the Printer name text box, type the product name and then click Next . The print driver starts the installation process.
  • NOTE: The name of the alternate driver displays in the window as the default name. If you prefer, you can change the name of your product. This step is optional.
  • When the installation is complete, a message displays on the computer stating that the product was added successfully.
  • In the message window, click Finished .
  • Connect the USB cable to the product, and connect the USB cable to the computer. A Device driver software was not successfully installed window opens.
  • Click Close (X ) to close the window.

Nov 04, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How do I add a printer to my laptop


Hi,

At this time, a full feature Windows 7 driver solution is not available for your product.Follow these steps to install and configure the driver that is compatible with the product.

Follow these steps to install the compatible driver in Windows 7.
  1. Make sure that the USB cable is not connected to the product. If the USB cable is connected to the product, disconnect it.
  2. From the Windows taskbar, click the Windows icon, and then click Devices and Printers . The Devices and Printers window opens.
  3. Click Add a printer . The Add Printer window opens.
  4. Click Add a local printer .
  5. Click Use an existing port .
  6. Click the Use an existing port drop-down list, select LPT1: (Printer Port) , and then click Next .
  7. Under Manufacturer in the Install the printer driver window, click HP .
  8. Under Printers , select the Deskjet 660c and then click Next.
  9. In the message window, click Finished .
  10. Connect the USB cable to the product, and connect the USB cable to the computer. A Device driver software was not successfully installed window opens.
  11. close the window.
  12. In the Devices and Printers window, right-click the name of the product and then click Printer Properties . The Printer Properties window opens.
  13. Click the Ports tab.
  14. Click the drop down menu, and then change the port from LPT1 to USB or DOT4.
  15. Click OK .And print a Test Page.
Regards,
Riztech

Jun 01, 2010 | HP DeskJet 656c InkJet Printer

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i need to connect my hp 1115 printer to my windows 7 computer and I don't have disc to install it. Please help!


Hi,

We can use generic drive of deskjet 550c to install this printer. Just follow the below simple steps to fix the problem.

  1. Make sure that the USB cable is not connected to the product. If the USB cable is connected to the product, disconnect it.
  2. From the Windows taskbar, click the Windows icon, and then click Devices and Printers. The Devices and Printers window opens.
  3. Click Add a printer. The Add Printer window opens.
  4. Click Add a local printer.
  5. Click Use an existing port.
  6. Click the Use an existing port drop-down list, select LPT1: (Printer Port), and then click Next.
  7. Under Manufacturer in the Install the printer driver window, click HP.
  8. Under Printers,select HP deskjet 550c and then click Next.
  9. In the message window, click Finished.
  10. Connect the USB cable to the product, and connect the USB cable to the computer. A Device driver software was not successfully installed window opens.
  11. Click Close to close the window.
  12. In the Devices and Printers window, right-click the name of the product and then click Printer Properties. The Printer Properties window opens.
  13. Click the Ports tab.
  14. Click the drop down menu, and then change the port from LPT1 to USB or DOT4.
  15. Click OK.
  16. In the Properties dialog box, click the General tab.
  17. Click Print Test Page.

Thanks and Regards,
Rizwan

Feb 01, 2010 | HP PhotoSmart 1115 InkJet Printer

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cant install my hp deskjet 3325 printer to the windows 7


Hi,

At this time, a full feature Windows 7 driver solution is not available for your product.

Follow the below steps to install your printer in Windows 7.

  1. Make sure that the USB cable is not connected to the product. If the USB cable is connected to the product, disconnect it.
  2. From the Windows taskbar, click the Windows icon, and then click Devices and Printers . The Devices and Printers window opens.
  3. Click Add a printer . The Add Printer window opens.
  4. Click Add a local printer .
  5. Click Use an existing port .
  6. Click the Use an existing port drop-down list, select LPT1: (Printer Port) , and then click Next .
  7. Under Manufacturer in the Install the printer driver window, click HP .
  8. Under Printers , select Deskjet 3600 and then click Next .
  9. In the message window, click Finished .
  10. Connect the USB cable to the product, and connect the USB cable to the computer. A Device driver software was not successfully installed window opens.
  11. Click Close to close the window.
  12. In the Devices and Printers window, right-click the name of the product and then click Printer Properties . The Printer Properties window opens.
  13. Click the Ports tab.
  14. Click the drop down menu, and then change the port from LPT1 to USB or DOT4 .
  15. Click OK .
  16. In the Properties dialog box, click the General tab.
  17. Click Print Test Page .

Regards,
Rizwan

Jan 29, 2010 | HP DeskJet 3325 InkJet Printer

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