HP Deskjet 3915 Color Inkjet Printer support
Setting Up the Product (Hardware)
This document explains how to set up the physical parts of the product. Complete these steps before you install the product software on your computer. If you already set up the product hardware, and need software installation help, see Links to Software Installation Instructions at the end of this document.
Setup the product
Follow these steps in order. When you are finished, you can click the appropriate link at the end of this document if you need instructions to install the product software.
CAUTION:Do NOT connect the USB cable now. If you need a USB cable to connect the product to the computer, you will be prompted to connect it at the correct time during software installation.
Step one: Remove the packing material
Remove all packaging materials from the exterior and interior of the product.
Step two: Connect the supplied power cord
Step three: Load plain paper
Step four: Install the cartridges
- Remove the cartridge from its packaging and carefully remove the pink plastic tape. Hold the cartridge so that the copper strips are on the bottom and facing toward the product.
- Hold the cartridge so that the copper strips are on the back and facing the product, and then slide the cartridge into the cradle.NOTE: Some models can print using only a single cartridge (black or tricolor). However, you should use both the color and the black cartridges together for maximum print quality.
- Repeat steps 1 through 3 until both of the cartridges are inserted.
- After installing the cartridges, close the cover. You will hear the carriage move to the left side of the product.NOTE:After the carriage moves, some products automatically align the cartridges and print an alignment sheet.
Links to software installation instructions
After you complete the previous setup steps, you can install the product software with the product CD or by downloading the software from the HP Web site. For instructions, click the link for your computer operating system and type of connection.
CAUTION:Do NOT connect a USB cable now. You will be prompted to connect it at the correct time during software installation.