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HP Device Toolbox (Windows)

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HP Device Toolbox (Windows)

Use the HP Device Toolbox for Windows to view or change product settings from your computer. This tool opens the HP Embedded Web Server for the product.
NOTE:This tool is available only if you performed a full installation when you installed the product.
  1. Click the Start button, and then click the Programs item.
  2. Click your HP product group, and then click the HP Device Toolbox item.
Tab or sectionDescription
Status tab

Provides product, status, and configuration information.
  • Device Status: Shows the product status and shows the approximate percent life remaining of HP supplies.
  • Supplies Status: Shows the approximate percent life remaining of HP supplies. Actual supply life remaining can vary. Consider having a replacement supply available to install when print quality is no longer acceptable. The supply does not need to be replaced unless the print quality is no longer acceptable.
  • Device Configuration: Shows the information found on the product configuration page.
  • Network Summary: Shows the information found on the product network configuration page.
  • Reports: Allows you to print the configuration and supplies status pages that the product generates.
  • Color Usage Log: Shows a log that shows the user name, application name, and color usage information on a job-by-job basis.
  • Event Log: Shows a list of all product events and errors.
  • Support button: Provides a link to the product support page.
  • Shop for Supplies button: Provides a link to a page where you can order supplies for the product.
System tab

Provides the ability to configure the product from your computer.
  • Device Information: Provides basic product and company information.
  • Paper Setup: Allows you to change the paper-handling defaults for the product.
  • Print Quality: Allows you to change the print quality defaults for the product, including calibration settings.
  • Print Density: Allows you to change the contrasts, highlights, midtones, and shadows values for each supply.
  • Paper Types: Allows you to configure print modes that correspond to the paper types that the product accepts.
  • System Setup: Allows you to change the system defaults for the product.
  • Service: Allows you to start the cleaning procedure on the product.
  • Product Security: Allows you to set or change the product password.
  • Support button: Provides a link to the product support page.
  • Shop for Supplies button: Provides a link to a page where you can order supplies for the product.


NOTE:The System tab can be password-protected. If this product is on a network, always consult with the administrator before changing settings on this tab.
Print tab

Provides the ability to change default print settings from your computer.
  • Printing: Change the default product print settings, such as number of copies and paper orientation. These are the same options that are available on the control panel.
  • PCL5c: View and change the PCL5c settings.
  • PostScript: View and change the PS settings.
Networking tab

Provides the ability to change network settings from your computer.
Network administrators can use this tab to control network-related settings for the product when it is connected to an IP-based network. This tab does not appear if the product is directly connected to a computer.
HP Web Services tabUse this tab to set up and use various Web tools with the product.

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