Macintosh printer drivers

A printer driver is the software component that provides access to printer features and provides the means for the computer to communicate with the device.

Install the Macintosh printer driver

This section explains how to install the printing system software for Macintosh OS X V10.2.8, V10.3.9, and V10.4.3.

1. Insert the software CD into the CD-ROM drive and run the installer.

2. Double-click the CD icon on the desktop

3. Double-click the Installer icon.

4. Follow the instructions on the computer screen.

5. Print a test page or a page from any software program to make sure that the software is correctly installed.

If installation fails, reinstall the software. If this fails, see the Known Issues and Workarounds section of the Install Notes. The Install Notes are located on the software CD or at the support Web site (see HP Customer Care on page 88 for the Web address).

Configure the Macintosh printer driver

Use one of the following methods to open the Macintosh printer driver from your computer:

Operating System To change the settings for all To change the print job default To change the configuration print jobs until the software settings (for example, turn on settings (for example, add a program is closed Print on Both Sides by default) tray or enable/disable manual two-sided printing)

Macintosh OS X

1.

On the File menu, click

1.

On the File menu, click

1.

Open Printer Setup Utility

V1Q.2.8, V1Q.3.9

Print.

Print.

by selecting the hard drive,

clicking Applications,

2.

Change the settings that

2.

Change the settings that

clicking Utilities, then

you want on the various

you want on the various

double-clicking Printer

pop-up menus.

pop-up menus.

Setup Utility.

S.

On the Presets pop-up

2.

Click the print queue.

menu, click Save as and

type a name for the preset.

S.

On the Printers menu, click

Show Info.

These settings are saved in the

Presets menu. To use the new

settings, you must select the

saved preset option every time

you open a program and print.

Macintosh OS X

1.

On the File menu, click

1.

On the File menu, click

1.

Open Printer Setup Utility

V1Q.4.3

Print.

Print.

by selecting the hard drive,

clicking Applications,

2.

Change the settings that

2.

Change the settings that

clicking Utilities, then

you want on the various

you want on the various

double-clicking Printer

pop-up menus. pop-up menus. Setup Utility.

pop-up menus. pop-up menus. Setup Utility.

2. Click the print queue.

3. On the Printers menu, click

Operating System To change the settings for all To change the print job default To change the configuration print jobs until the software settings (for example, turn on settings (for example, add a program is closed Print on Both Sides by default) tray or enable/disable manual two-sided printing)

3. On the Presets pop-up Show Info.

menu, click Save as and type a name for the preset.

4. These settings are saved in the Presets menu. To use the new settings, you must select the saved preset option every time you open a program and print.

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