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HP LaserJet 2600n Printer - Installation Instructions for a Networked Computer

Each computer that has the HP Color LaserJet 2600n printing-system software installed has access to all of the printer features over a network connection. This access is through on-board networking that comes standard on the HP Color LaserJet 2600n printer.

Click here to view the document "HP LaserJet 2600n Printer - Setting Up Microsoft Windows Sharing (Peer to Peer Networking)" (http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00374015).

NOTE: Networking is available for Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 only.

The HP Color LaserJet 2600n printer supports the TCP/IP network protocol. The printer must be configured with valid TCP/IP network parameters, such as an IP address that is valid for the network.

Follow these steps to install the HP Color LaserJet 2600n printing-system software on networked computers running Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows XP, or Microsoft Windows Server 2003:

NOTE: Administrator privileges are required to install the software.

In this configuration, the device is connected directly to the network, and all computers on the network print directly to the device.

NOTE: This mode is the recommended network configuration for the device.
  1. Connect the device directly to the network by inserting a network cable into the device network port.

  2. Turn on the printer and allow 1 to 2 minutes for the printer to acquire an IP address.

  3. Use the device control panel to print a Configuration page and identify the IP address.

    1. Press the < or > button until Reports appears in the control panel display and then press Select.

    2. Press the < or > button until Config Report appears in the control panel display and then press Select. The Configuration Report will print out. The IP address is listed in the Network Settings section.

  4. Close all open programs and TSRs before running the software installation program.

    1. Simultaneously press and release the Ctrl , Alt , and Delete keys on the computer keyboard to open the Windows Security window.

    2. Click the Task Manager button and then select the Applications tab.

    3. Highlight one item and then click End Task .

    4. Repeat this procedure until all items are closed.

  5. Insert the HP Color LaserJet 2600n printing-system software CD into the CD-ROM drive.

    NOTE: If the CD does not start automatically, click Start , Run , and then browse to and double-click the SETUP.EXE file in the root directory of the CD.
  6. Click Next on the Welcome screen.

  7. Read the Software License Agreement and then click Yes to continue.

  8. Verify that Connected via the network is selected on the Printer Connection screen, and then click Next .

  9. Select Specify a printer by address on the Identify Printer screen and then click Next to go to the Specify Printer dialog box.

  10. Select IP Address on the Specify Printer screen, type in the printer IP address identified on the HP Color LaserJet 2600n Configuration Page printed in step 3, and then click Next to start the installation process.

  11. Verify the product is correctly identified as HP Color LaserJet 2600 on the Printer Found screen. Select Yes install this printer , and click Next to continue.

  12. Confirm the network settings. Change settings, if necessary, or click Next to accept the settings and continue.

  13. Click Next on the Start Copying Files screen to install the printer software. A progress bar reflects the status of the install process.

  14. The setup must reboot the system dialog box appears, select Yes, I want to restart my computer now and then click Finish to restart the computer.

  15. The Setup Complete dialog box appears after reboot. The Register Color LaserJet 2600n Online check box and Print Test Page check box are selected by default.

    • Click Finish with the Register Color LaserJet 2600n Online check box selected to open the Online Registration page in a Web browser and the Setup Complete dialog box appears.

    • Click Finish with the Print Test Page check box selected to send a test page to the printer and the Setup Complete dialog box appears.

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