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HP Color LaserJet 2605dn and 2605dtn Printers - Enabling Print on Both Sides Feature (also known as Duplex)
How do I enable Print on Both Sides also known a duplexing when printing documents from Microsoft Windows operating systems?
NOTE: The duplex option will need to be enabled after an upgrade to Windows 7. Open the Printers folder, right-click the driver and select Printing Preferences from the drop-down menu. Click the Finishing tab and then select the check box next to Print on both sides .
Use the following steps to Print on Both Sides (duplex) of the paper.
Print on Both Sides (duplex) as default setting for all print jobs
If you want to set Print on Both Sides (duplex) as the default setting for all print jobs (even single page jobs) use the following steps.
The Print on Both Sides option controls the automatic duplexing function of the printer and is available only on the HP Color LaserJet 2605dn and the HP Color LaserJet 2605dtn printers, which have a duplexing unit installed. The Print on Both Sides (Manually) option controls the manual duplexing function of the HP Color LaserJet 2605 printer, and allows manual duplexing on the other HP Color LaserJet 2605dn and 2605dtn printers for media types that are not supported when using the automatic duplexing unit, such as cardstock and thick media.
Paper types and sizes supported by automatic duplexing. All other paper types and sizes will revert to the Print on Both Sides (Manually) setting.
If the duplexing option is not available, verify that the printer is one of the models with a duplexing unit installed, and that the correct printer is selected from the installed printers list on the PC.