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Using the HP Printer Assistant

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The Printer Assistant contains information about using and maintaining your HP Deskjet printer. This document contains an overview of the contents of the Printer Assistant.

Accessing the HP Printer Assistant

The Printer Assistant utility is loaded on the computer and a shortcut icon to this utility is placed on the computer desktop as part of the software installation. To open the Printer Assistant utility do the following:
  1. Double-click the Printer Assistant icon.
  2. Click the button on the line you wish to select.
    Or, you can do the following:
  3. Click Start.
  4. Select Programs.
  5. Select Hewlett-Packard.
  6. Select HP Deskjet 6122 series.
  7. Click Printer Assistant.
    The Printer Assistant will open (see Figure 1).
Figure 1: The printer assistant

Printer Assistant features

The Printer Assistant has five main headings. Under each of these headings, there are instructions about the use, maintenance, and features of the printer. Links to manuals and Web sites are available where appropriate. Listed below are the five main categories. Under each main heading is a list of its contents.


  • User's Guide
  • Network basic tutorial


  • All support options
  • Online support
  • Phone support
  • System information

Productivity solutions

  • Save paper
  • Envelopes
  • Labels
  • Photos
  • Cover page
  • Second paper tray


  • Ink cartridge
  • Paper
  • Accessories
  • Second paper tray
  • Buy online


  • View cartridge levels
  • Printer Maintenance
  • Print screen utility
  • Update software tool
  • Uninstall software
  • Print sample

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