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HP LaserJet P2015 Printer Series - Printing-System Software Installation

Overview

The following sections describe the dialog-box options that appear during the HP LaserJet P2015 software installation on Microsoft Windows operating systems.

Figure 1: HP LaserJet P2015 CD Browser screen

The first dialog box contains the following links:

Install Printer Software : This link connects to the initial command for installing the software. Click this link to close the CD Browser and the initial installation wizard and open the Welcome to the Install Wizard screen. For information about installing the printing-system software over a USB connection, see USB installation dialog-box options for Microsoft Windows . For information about installing the printing-system software over a network connection, see Network installation dialog box options for Microsoft Windows .

View User Guide : Click this option to go to the HP LaserJet P2015 Series User Guide .

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USB installation dialog-box options for Microsoft Windows

NOTE: For USB installations, HP recommends installing the software before connecting the HP LaserJet P2015 to the computer (software-first installation). These instructions are for a software-first installation.

Use these instructions the first time when installing the HP LaserJet P2015 software.

This section shows the dialog boxes that appear when installing the HP LaserJet P2015 over a direct connection (USB).

In any dialog box where it is available, click the Back button, to return to the previous dialog box, or click the Cancel button to cancel the installation.
NOTE: The sequence of dialog boxes might differ from what is shown here, depending on the product and the selected options.

Figure 2: USB install - Welcome to the Install Wizard dialog box

Click Next to continue. Between dialog boxes, a current-progress screen appears. This screen shows the progress of the installation and provides information about the number of sub-tasks that have been completed in each step. The current-progress screen appears throughout the installation, but is sometimes covered by a new dialog box that contains the next option in the installation sequence.

Figure 3: USB install - Sample screen showing current progress

The Do Not Block Install Wizard Processes dialog box provides information about possible conflicts with firewall or anti-spyware software that might be running on the system. Read and follow the instructions, and then click Next .

Figure 4: USB install - Do Not Block HP Install Wizard Processes dialog box

NOTE: The Check for recommended installation updates dialog box appears only if the installer detects that a network connection is available.

Figure 5: USB install - Check for recommended installation updates (optional) dialog box

If Web is accessible, click Yes to check for HP LaserJet P2015 installation updates. This step is optional.

Click any of the links to open a screen that provides further information:

  • Show the information that will be sent to HP

  • More information about installation updates

  • HP's Privacy Policy

Click No to continue the installation without checking for installation updates.

Figure 6: USB install - Installation Options dialog box

Select the Full (Recommended) option to install the complete printing-system software.

Select Minimum to install only limited software.

Click Details for information about the Full (Recommended) and Minimum installations and to find out if the system meets the recommended installation requirements. A sample System Requirements Results dialog box is shown in the following illustration.

Figure 7: USB Install - sample System Requirements Results dialog box

NOTE: When appropriate, the Continue button is available and installation can proceed despite the warning, such as in the System Requirements Results screen in the foregoing illustration. If a blocking condition prevents the installation from continuing, the Continue button is not available.

Click Retry to check again for minimum system requirements.

Click Continue to proceed with the installation.

Between dialog boxes, a Preparing to Install screen appears. This screen shows the progress of the installation and provides information about the number of sub-tasks that have been completed in each step. This screen disappears, and the License Agreement dialog box appears.

Figure 8: USB install -License Agreement dialog box

When the I accept the terms in the license agreement option is selected, the Next button becomes available. Click Next . The HP Extended Capabilities dialog box appears.

Figure 9: USB install - HP Extended Capabilities dialog box

If the Install HP Extended capabilities option is selected, a dialog box appears two weeks after installing the HP LaserJet P2015, giving details about participation in the HP Product Survey Program.

If the Do not install HP Extended capabilities option is selected, the use will not be invited to participate in the HP Product Survey Program.

Click More Information to find out more about HP Extended Capabilities and the HP Product Survey Plan.

Click Next to continue the installation. The Destination Folder dialog box appears.

Figure 10: USB install - Destination Folder dialog box

The Destination Folder dialog box shows where the printing-system software files are installed. The default option creates an HP program group, which is access by clicking Start and then selecting Programs or All Programs .

Click Next to open the Ready to Install dialog box.

Figure 11: USB install - Ready to Install dialog box

To continue the installation, click Next .

Between dialog boxes, an Installing screen appears. This screen shows the progress of the installation and provides information about the number of sub-tasks that have been completed in each step. This process might take a few minutes.

Figure 12: Installing screen

Next, the Connection Type dialog box appears.

Figure 13: USB install - Connection Type dialog box

Select the Directly to this computer using a USB cable. option, and then click Next to continue the installation. The Connect Your Device Now dialog box appears.

Figure 14: USB install - Connect Your Device Now dialog box

When the Connect Your Device Now screen appears, make sure that the HP LaserJet P2015 is turned On. Then attach the USB cable between the computer and the HP LaserJet P2015.

Figure 15: USB install - Device has been detected dialog box

The Device has been detected dialog box appears. Click Next to continue the installation. It might take as long as 35 minutes for the installation to finish.

Figure 16: USB install - Restart your computer dialog box

The You must restart your computer to finish the installation of your device. dialog box appears. Click Restart to continue the installation.

Figure 17: USB install - Congratulations! Software installation complete dialog box

When the computer is started again, the Congratulations! Software installation complete. dialog box appears. Click Finish to continue.

Figure 18: USB install - Test Page dialog box

The Test Page dialog box indicates that a test page is being sent to the HP LaserJet P2015. If the test page prints successfully, click OK . If the test page fails to print, click Troubleshoot . This option opens a series of troubleshooting dialog boxes.

The Sign up now screen appears.

Figure 19: Sign up now screen

If the Web is accessible, sign up to receive information from HP. On the Sign up now screen, click Next to open the HP Registration Web page. Follow the onscreen instructions to register.

Figure 20: HP Registration screen

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Network installation dialog box options for Microsoft Windows

This section shows the dialog boxes that appear when the HP LaserJet P2015 is installed over a network connection.

In any dialog box where it is available, click the Back button to return to the previous dialog box, or click the Cancel button to cancel the installation.
NOTE: The sequence of dialog boxes might differ from what is shown here, depending on the product, the network configuration, and the selected options.

Figure 21: Network install - Welcome dialog box

Click Next to continue. Between dialog boxes, a current-progress screen appears. This screen shows the progress of the installation and provides information about the number of sub-tasks that have been completed in each step. The current-progress screen appears throughout the installation, but is sometimes covered by a new dialog box that contains the next option in the installation sequence.

Figure 22: Network install - Sample screen showing current progress

NOTE: The Check for recommended installation updates dialog box appears only if the installer detects that a network connection is available.

Figure 23: Network install - Check for recommended installation updates (optional) dialog box

If the Web is accessible, click Yes to check for HP LaserJet P2015 installation updates. This step is optional.

Click any of the links to open a screen that provides further information:

  • Show the information that will be sent to HP

  • More information about installation updates

  • HP's Privacy Policy

Click No to continue the installation without checking for installation updates.

Figure 24: Network install - Installation Options dialog box

Select the Full (Recommended) option to install the complete printing-system software.

Select Minimum to install only limited software.

Click Details for information about the Full (Recommended) and Minimum installations and to find out if the system meets the recommended installation requirements. A sample System Requirements Results dialog box is shown in the following illustration.

Figure 25: Network Install - sample System Requirements Results dialog box

NOTE: When appropriate, the Continue button is available and installation can proceed despite the warning, such as in the System Requirements Results screen in the illustration. If a blocking condition prevents the installation from continuing, the Continue button is not available.

Click Retry to check again for minimum system requirements.

Click Continue to proceed with installation.

Between dialog boxes, a Preparing to Install screen appears. This screen shows the progress of the installation and provides information about the number of sub-tasks that have been completed in each step. This screen disappears, and the License Agreement dialog box appears.

Figure 26: Network install - Licence Agreement dialog box

When the I accept the terms in the license agreement option is selected, the Next button becomes available. Click Next . The HP Extended Capabilities dialog box appears.

Figure 27: Network install - HP Extended Capabilities dialog box

If the Install HP Extended capabilities option is selected, a dialog box appears two weeks after installing the HP LaserJet P2015 product, giving details about participation in the HP Product Survey Program.

If the Do not install HP Extended capabilities option is selected, the user is not invited to participate in the HP Product Survey Program.

Click More Information to find out more about HP Extended Capabilities and the HP Product Survey Plan.

Click Next to continue the installation. The Destination Folder dialog box appears.

Figure 28: Network install - Destination Folder dialog box

The Destination Folder dialog box shows where the printing-system software files are installed. The default option creates an HP program group, which is accessed by clicking Start and then selecting Programs or All Programs .

Click Next to open the Ready to Install dialog box.

Figure 29: Network install - Ready to Install dialog box

To continue the installation, click Next .

Between dialog boxes, an Installing screen appears. This screen shows the progress of the installation and provides information about the number of sub-tasks that have been completed in each step.

Figure 30: Network install - Connection Type dialog box

Select the Through the network option and then click Next to continue the installation. The Identify Printer dialog box appears.

Figure 31: Network install - Identify Printer dialog box identify Printer

If Search from a list of detected printers (Recommended) is selected, the Searching dialog box appears as the software searches the network for the HP LaserJet P2015.

Figure 32: Network install - Searching dialog box

If the Specify a printer by address option on the Identify Printer dialog box is selected, the Specify Printer dialog box appears.

Figure 33: Network install - Specify Printer dialog box

Specify the HP LaserJet P2015 by hardware address (MAC), TCP/IP address, or IP Hostname. After typing one of these options in the appropriate field, click Next to continue.

The Printer Found dialog box appears either after the software completes its search for the HP LaserJet P2015, or after the product is specified.

Figure 34: Network install - Printer Found dialog box

The Yes, install this printer option is selected by default. To install a different printer, select the No, I want to install a different printer option. To continue installing the HP LaserJet P2015, click Next . The Confirm Network Settings dialog box appears.

Figure 35: Network install - Confirm Network Settings dialog box

To accept the settings (recommended), click Next to continue the installation. The Congratulations! Software installation complete dialog box appears.

To change the settings, click Change Settings . The Confirm Changing Settings dialog box appears.

Figure 36: Network install - Confirm Changing Setting dialog box

Because the printer is already configured for the existing network, first confirm that the settings need to be changed. Click Next to continue. The Change TCP/IP Settings dialog box appears.

Figure 37: Network install - Change TCP/IP Settings dialog box

To change the settings, make the changes in the dialog box that appears, and then click Next to continue. The Confirm Settings dialog box appears (see Network install - Confirm Network Settings dialog box ).

Click Next to continue. It might take as long as 35 minutes for this step to finish the installation process.

Figure 38: Network install - Restart your computer dialog box

The You must restart your computer to finish the installation of your device. dialog box appears. Click Restart to continue the installation.

Figure 39: Network install - Congratulations! Software installation complete dialog box

Click Finish to continue the installation. The Test Page dialog box appears.

Figure 40: Network install - Test Page dialog box

Click OK if the test page prints successfully. If the test page fails to print, click Troubleshoot . This option opens a series of troubleshooting dialog boxes.

The Sign up now screen appears.

Figure 41: Sign up now screen

If the Web is accessible, sign up to receive information from HP. On the Sign up now screen, click Next to open the HP Registration Web page. Follow the onscreen instructions to register.

Figure 42: HP Registration screen

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