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Getting Printer Updates for HP LaserJet 1022, 1022n, 1022n xi, and 1022nw Printers

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Introduction

This document contains instructions for updating the firmware on the HP LaserJet 1022 series printers.
Click here to download firmware updates. Select the appropriate operating system and then follow the instructions provided.

MS Windows instructions for printer firmware update

Depending on the speed of your PC, the firmware update process may complete on the printer, before the progress bar on the screen completes.
CAUTION:Once the update process has started, do not use your PC for other activity until the process is complete.
  1. Download the file to the desktop.
  2. Double click on the flash update utility file. A Window "LaserJet 1022n Firmware Update" will open.
  3. In the window adjacent to the "select printer to update" use the drop down arrow to select the "HP LaserJet 1022n. If you have previously assigned a different name to the HP LaserJet 1022n, choose the name that represents the correct printer.
  4. Click on the Start button in the dialog window.
  5. The progress bar will begin to move to the right indicating information being transferred.
  6. Do Not power cycle the printer or the PC during this process or the printer may become unstable and or unusable without further attention from HP. The firmware update can take up to 2 minutes to complete. Depending on the speed of your PC, the firmware update process may complete on the printer before the progress bar on the screen completes. Please be patient.
  7. During the printer firmware update, the LED's will flash. When the update is complete, the printer will change back to a ready state.
  8. On the display of the PC, a smiling face will appear in the "LaserJet 1022n Firmware Update" dialog box at the conclusion of the successful firmware download.
  9. Once the printer is in the ready state, to complete the update process you must power cycle the printer by turning the printer power off then on.
  10. If it is desired to verify the update, a configuration page can be printed. Press and hold the go button until the green ready light begins to flash. The configuration page will display the current firmware revision in the Product information block, (e.g. Firmware Datecode: 20050401).

Flash firmware update process

The HP LaserJet 1022n Firmware Update Utility can be performed using either a Network connection or USB port.
  • When using the USB port or the network connection, the HP LaserJet 1022n software must be installed prior to using this utility.
  • The HP LaserJet 1022n printer must be in a READY state and remain powered on during the entire firmware update process.
The utility is for use on Windows 98se, ME, 2000 and XP. It can be used with Network or USB connections.

Macintosh instructions for printer firmware update

Flash Firmware update process

The following conditions must be observed when upgrading firmware:
  • The firmware update can only be performed with a USB connection.
  • The HP LaserJet 1022n software installation is not required prior to using this utility.
  • The HP LaserJet 1022n printer must be in a READY state and remain powered on during the entire firmware update process.
  • This utility is for use on any OS X 10.2 or 10.3 Mac (or later). It will not function in the MAC OS 9 environment.
NOTE:If you use Internet Explorer to download the utility, it may strip the .dmg extension to the file. Simply re-add the .dmg extension and MAC OS X should recognize the file as a disk image

Instructions for upgrade

NOTE:For users connected via the network, please temporarily disconnect your HP LaserJet 1022 series printer from the network to ensure the network devices do not interrupt the FW upgrade process. The HP LaserJet 1022n printer must be in a READY state and remain powered on during the entire firmware update process.
CAUTION: Do not power cycle the printer during the upgrade process or it will leave the printer in an unusable state.
Perform the following steps:
  1. Download .dmg file to desktop.
  2. Double click the .dmg file to mount the disk image.
  3. File will open a new window "1022n Firmware Update 20050401" Double click icon.
  4. Follow the on-screen prompts to continue.
  5. Once the printer has been rebooted, the utility will allow you to 'download' the firmware.
  6. Do not power cycle the printer during the upgrade process or it will leave the printer in an unusable state.
  7. LED’s will start flashing, Please be patient.
  8. Depending on the speed of the Mac, the firmware update process may complete on the printer before the progress bar on the screen completes. PLEASE BE PATIENT. Once the LED's stop flashing, the printer has updated and re-initialized.
  9. On Macintosh, click quit on Firmware update utility when prompted.
  10. Print a Self Test/Configuration page (hold down diamond button on LaserJet until green light flashes, release button) verify Firmware is updated.

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