Components not included in this web package to reduce download time are: PrintCreator; Product Tour; ReadIris application; Network support; and Share2Web. Order the full CD to have access to these components.
Due to the size of the download and the time it would take, HP recommends ordering the CD-ROM version rather than downloading the Web version of the driver without broadband (Cable, DSL, T1, or equivalent) Internet access.
1. Download the driver file.
2. Turn off the hp officejet d series device and disconnect either the USB cable or Parallel port cable.
3. Temporarily disable antivirus software.
4. Exit any running applications, games, utilities, and multimedia applications.
5. Uninstall the previous version of the HP driver software if any is installed. The Windows XP mini-drivers do not need to be removed.
6. Run the downloaded .exe file. Follow the screen directions presented during the software installation.
7. For a successful install, you will see a "Software Copied Successfully" screen with a prompt to "follow the instructions on your setup poster to set up your hp officejet d series device."
8. When the software portion of the installation is complete, you will see a "Software Copied Successfully" dialog box with a prompt to "follow the instructions on your setup poster to set up your hp officejet d series hardware".
9. Select [Finish] on the "Software Copied Successfully" dialog.
10. If a request to restart your computer dialog appears, select [yes] to reboot the computer.
11. Turn on your hp officejet d series device, and if using USB then reconnect the USB cable between it and the computer, or if using the parallel port then reconnect the parallel port cable between it and the computer.
12. During the Plug & Play phase, a "Found New Hardware Wizard" dialog will appear.
13. Select [Next], then [Next], then [Finish] buttons to continue. On some computer it may take a few minutes to install the software.
14. The desktop icon will be created, and the HP system tray icon will appear in the lower-right corner of the taskbar. The HP Fax Setup Wizard or Electronic Registration will appear depending the features of your hp officejet d series device.
15. Complete the HP Fax Setup Wizard, if it appears.
16. Complete the Electronic Registration, if you have not already done it once.
17. When the "Congratulations!" dialog appears, select [Skip Tour], since it is not included in the web driver package.
18. Upon completing the software installation, enable your antivirus software.
19. View the Readme file or the Onscreen User Guide for further information related to the operation of this driver software. If you chose the default installation location then the readme.html file will be located in the path:
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\AiO\hp officejet d series\Help
Note: Before proceeding with your driver installation we suggest you make sure you are installing the latest version available and for the appropriate model/revision and Operating System.
We strongly suggest following 'readme' instructions for installing drivers when available. Often restarting your system will be necessary for the new driver to become active and start functioning properly.
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