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    How to install the software with the printer CD

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    • How to install the software with the printer CD

      Select your operating system for customized instructions:

      Windows Vista or Windows 7

      During the installation, you select what type of installation you want. The installation type names vary depending on your product. The following information might help you decide which installation type to use.

      RecommendedCustom
      Recommended, Full, or EasyCustom, Express, or Advanced
      For full use of all your product features: This installation provides full product functionality. HP also includes valuable software to help you get the most out of your product. 

      This type of installation works for most users.

      A custom type of installation might be available for your product. This installation allows you to install the minimum software required or the preferred software. Use this type of installation only if you have one of the following reasons:

      • The computer is low on hard disk space.

      • You attempted a recommended type of installation and received errors. (If errors occur during the recommended installation, fix them before trying a custom installation.)

      The Recommended type of installation allows you to take advantage of all your product features.

      Follow these steps to install the software with the product CD.

      1. Insert the product CD into the CD drive of the computer, and then wait a few seconds for the software installer to open. 
        If the installer does not start automatically, click the Windows icon (Windows_icn), clickComputer, and then double-click the CD drive.

      2. NOTEIf the User Account Control screen opens, click Allow to continue. 

      3. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.

      IMPORTANT:The installer might ask if you want to check online for the latest installation updates for your product. For the best installation results, HP recommends that you click “Yes” to let the installer check for updates and download them for you.

      Windows XP

      During the installation, you select what type of installation you want. The installation type names vary depending on your product. The following information might help you decide which installation type to use.

      RecommendedCustom
      Recommended, Full, or EasyCustom, Express, or Advanced
      For full use of all your product features: This installation provides full product functionality. HP also includes valuable software to help you get the most out of your product. 

      This type of installation works for most users.

      A custom type of installation might be available for your product. This installation allows you to install the minimum software required or the preferred software. Use this type of installation only if you have one of the following reasons:

      • The computer is low on hard disk space.

      • You attempted a recommended type of installation and received errors. (If errors occur during the recommended installation, fix them before trying a custom installation.)

       

      The Recommended type of installation allows you to take advantage of all your product features.

      Follow these steps to install the software with the product CD.

      1. Insert the product CD into the CD drive of the computer, and then wait a few seconds for the software installer to open. 
        If the installer does not start automatically, click the Start (XP_Start_icn), click My Computer, and then double-click the CD drive.

      2. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.

      IMPORTANT:The installer might ask if you want to check online for the latest installation updates for your product. For the best installation results, HP recommends that you click “Yes” to let the installer check for updates and download them for you.


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