Step 3: Printer Software Installation
Once you’re all set and ready to begin, you can start doing as per the instructions for the installation method that you choose to use. As you perform the installation, make sure you pick the option for the network type of connection, and not the USB option. Get more knowledge about printer installation process from 123.hp.com/oj8040
If any firewall messages appear during the installation, select unblock, accept, continue, yes, allow, or permit, if you fail to do this, then this installation will fail.
Downloading & Installing the software from the HP website
To get the HP printer software downloaded & installed from the HP website, follow these steps below:
- Switch on the printer.
- Unplug the USB cable from the printer if you have your printer connected to your computer.
- Go to HP Customer Support – Software and Driver Downloads.
- Once you’ve identified and selected the right printer model, then follow the on-screen instructions to further move into the download page.
- Select the Download option which appears right next to the full feature driver(recommended), or select Basic Drivers for other specific driver options.