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HP LaserJet 1000 Product Series - Direct Connection Setup and Installation

The HP LaserJet 1000 series printer software is shipped on CD-ROM. The Setup program installs the HP LaserJet 1000 series printer software from the CD-ROM onto the hard drive and updates Windows files. During the installation, the installer program displays a series of query dialog boxes that serve as a guide through the installation. As it receives responses to the queries, the installer automatically makes the appropriate configuration settings. When the installation is complete, the printer is ready for use. The computer does not need to be restarted first, and no other configuration is required.

Supported operating systems

The HP LaserJet 1000 series printer software is only supported on the following operating systems:

  • Windows 98

  • Windows Millennium Edition (Me)

  • Windows 2000

  • Microsoft(R) Windows XP Home Edition (32-bit)

  • Microsoft Windows XP PRO (32-bit)

NOTE: The HP LaserJet 1000 series printer software is not supported in Windows 3.1x, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP Professional Edition (64-bit), or Windows Terminal Server versions. The software also is not supported in non-Microsoft operating systems such as Macintosh, UNIX(R), Linux, or OS/2 Warp.

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Installation instructions for a direct connection

Follow these steps to install the HP LaserJet 1000 series printer software for a direct connection to the printer.

NOTE: HP recommends installing the HP LaserJet 1000 series printer software before connecting the USB cable to the computer. Connect the USB cable to the computer only when prompted to do so by the installation software. The HP LaserJet 1000 series printer can only be connected to the computer via USB cable.
NOTE: Administrator privileges are required to install the HP LaserJet 1000 series printer software on Windows 2000 and Windows XP.
  1. Close all programs.

  2. Place the HP LaserJet 1000 series printer software CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.

  3. Wait for Autorun to begin the software installation.

    NOTE: If the Autorun program does not start, click Start , click Run , and then type x:\setup (where x is the letter of the CD-ROM drive) or click Browse to find the file on the CD-ROM. If the Plug-and-Play message appears, cancel it.
  4. Read the information on the Welcome screen, then click Next .

  5. Read the licensing agreement, then click Yes .

  6. Click Next to install the software to the default folder, or click Browse to select a new destination folder.

  7. Click Next to accept the default folder name, or type a new folder name in the field.

  8. Click Next to accept the current installation settings.

  9. When prompted, connect the USB cable to the computer.

  10. Wait for the Plug-and-Play messages to complete.

    NOTE: Wait at least 30 seconds before clicking Next to clear the message Plug in the USB cable . If the prompt is cleared too quickly, the Plug-and-Play event will terminate completely or result in a partial software install.
    NOTE: Plug-and-play messages are not visible in Windows XP.
  11. Click Next to allow the installation program to find the printer connected to the computer.

  12. Onscreen check boxes allow for registering the printer online and printing a test page. Each check box is selected by default. Accept one or both of these settings, then click Finish .

    1. If the choice was made to register the printer online, the browser launches and displays the online registration screen at http://www.hp.com. Follow the onscreen directions to register the printer.

      NOTE: The printer serial and model numbers must be entered when registering the printer. Both numbers can be found on a label on the bottom of the printer.
    2. Once the registration is completed or if the printer was not registered online, a dialog box appears that describes the benefits of registering the printer. Click OK to finish.

    3. If the choice was made to print a test page, a dialog box appears that asks if the test page printed correctly. Click Yes to close the dialog box and finish the installation, or click Troubleshoot (or No in Windows 98 and Windows Me) to launch the Windows print-troubleshooting tool.

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