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HP Color LaserJet 2600n Series Printers - How to Download and Update the Print Driver for a Network Connected Printer

Introduction

Use the following instructions to download and update the network connected printer driver for the HP Color LaserJet 2600n Series Printer.

Verify the currently installed driver version

  1. Right-click on the HP Color LaserJet 2600n driver, left click on Properties.

  2. On the Configure tab click the HP icon.

How to download the updated driver files

  1. Click the support page for the printer, http://www.hp.com/support/clj2600n

  2. Click the download drivers & software link on the page.

  3. Choose the correct operating system, see the Figure below.

    Figure 1: Driver download page

    NOTE: If you are printing to the printer through a TCP/IP address, do not choose the “plug and Play bundle”, download the driver only file.
  4. Download and save the file to your computer, the desktop is recommended for ease of locating this file.

  5. Double-click the file (clj2600hpwin98me2kxp2003-en.exe) to unzip it.

  6. Accept the license agreement, click Next.

  7. Click Next on the screen which indicates where the files will be saved, note this location (c:\programfiles\hewlett-packard\color LaserJet 2600 drivers ).

  8. Click Finish on the InstallShield wizard.

How to update the printer driver

  1. Open the printers window.

  2. Right click on the existing HP Color LaserJet 2600n print driver, left click on Properties.

  3. On the Advanced tab, click New Driver.

  4. Click Next on the wizard welcome screen.

  5. On the printer driver selection window, click Have Disk .

  6. Click the Browse button and browse to the location of the driver files (c:\programfiles\hewlett-packard\color LaserJet 2600 drivers ).

  7. Choose the .inf file, clj2600.inf , click Open.

  8. The Install From Disk window will indicate the location the files will be taken from, click OK.

  9. The Printer Driver Selection window should indicate the correct printer, click Next.

  10. Click Finish to start the file update.

  11. Check the driver, as indicated above, to verify the driver version has been updated.

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