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HP LaserJet P3005 Printer - Printing System Software
The following operating systems support the HP LaserJet P3005 printing-system software:
For information about Linux support for the device, see the following HP Linux Web site:
For information about UNIX support for the device, see the following Web sites:
Microsoft Windows operating systems provide full-featured support for the HP LaserJet P3005 printer. Operating systems that are not described. STR provide varying levels of functionality.
Throughout this STR, Microsoft Windows XP is used to denote Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Professional, and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 unless noted otherwise.
Information relating to networking functions is specific to devices that have network capabilities.
If the computer is running a 64-bit Microsoft Windows operating system, install the corresponding 64-bit print driver by using Add Printer.
The HP LaserJet P3005 printer has not been tested with and is not supported in the Microsoft Windows 3.1x or Microsoft Windows 95 operating systems.
For more information about the HP LaserJet P3005 printer, go to the following Web site:
The following operating systems support the HP LaserJet P3005 printing-system software, including the HP traditional PCL 6, PCL 5, and PS emulation drivers and unidrivers:
Print drivers are supported by the following 64-bit operating systems:
Print driver support in other operating systems
The HP LaserJet P3005 printer is also supported in the following operating environments:
Download the printing-system software from the Web, or order it on a CD from HP fulfillment centers.
This STR describes drivers that are shipped with the printing-system software CD. This STR does not describe any drivers that might be released by support personnel.
The following table lists the availability of HP LaserJet software components by operating system.
Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 64-bit drivers and components are available only on the Web. All other drivers and components listed in the following table are available on the Web and on the printing-system software CD.
Printing-system software on the Web
All software that is contained on the installation CD is also available on the Web.
Web deployment is the preferred method for obtaining the latest software. The HP Web site offers an option for automatic e‑mail notification about new software releases.
The HP LaserJet P3005 printing-system software is available for download at the following Web site:
Only 32-bit print drivers are available on the printing-system software CD. If the computer is running a 64‑bit operating system, you must install a 64‑bit print driver. The 64‑bit print drivers for Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 are available at the following Web site:
In-box printing-system software CDs
The software CD for the HP LaserJet P3005 printer contains a variety of files for installing the printing-system software on the computer.
The HP LaserJet P3005 printing-system software CD is divided into two partitions, one for each of the following operating systems:
Each partition includes documentation files and files that are required to install and uninstall the printing-system components.
Microsoft Windows partition
The root directory in the Microsoft Windows partition of the software CD contains the AUTORUN.EXE file, the SETUP.EXE file, and the following directories and support files:
The printing-system files for each language reside in the following directories:
File layouts differ by language for each regional version of the software CD.
To view the files, insert the HP LaserJet P3005 printing-system software CD, right-click Start, click Explore, and then select the CD-ROM drive.
The HP LaserJet P3005 printing-system software CD is available in three versions, each of which contains printing-system software in various languages, as follows:
Each of the following tables lists one of the software CD versions, along with the printing-system software components that are supported in each language.
Drivers for various languages do not necessarily correspond to geographic countries/regions. English, for instance, is distributed on three CDs.