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HP Deskjet F4100 All-in-One Printer Series- Setting up the All-in-One (Hardware)

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Introduction

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.
This document includes the following steps to set up the product:
  • Unpack the All-in-One
  • Check the contents of the box
  • Connect the power cord and adapter
  • Turn on the power
  • Load plain paper
  • Install the cartridges
  • Align the cartridges

Setting up the All-in-One

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: Unpack the All-in-One

  1. Lower the paper tray and remove all packing material.
    Figure 1: Lower the paper tray
  2. Lower thecartridge door and remove all packing material.
    Figure 2: Remove the packaging material

Step two: Check the contents of the box

The contents might vary by country/region. See the packaging for a list of items shipped in the box.

Step three: Connect the power cord and adapter

Connect the power cord and adapter.
Figure 3: Connect the power cord and adapter

Step four: Turn on the power

  1. Press the On button ( ).
    Figure 4: Press the On button
  2. Wait 30 seconds for the product to start up.

Step five: Load plain paper

  1. Pull out the tray extender.
    Figure 5: Pull out the tray extender
  2. Load plain white paper.
    Figure 6: Load plain white paper

Step six: Install the cartridges

  1. Open the cartridge door. Make sure the carriage moves to the center. If it does not move to the center, turn the product off and then turn it on again.
    NOTE:The product must be turned on to insert cartridges.
    Figure 7: Open the cartridge door
  2. Remove the tape from both cartridges.
    Figure 8: Remove the tape
    CAUTION:Do not touch the copper-colored contacts or re-tape the cartridges.
    Figure 9: Copper-colored contacts
  3. Hold the cartridges with the HP logo on top.
  4. Insert the tri-color cartridge in the left cartridge slot and the black cartridge in the right cartridge slot.
    Figure 10: Carriage slots
    Figure 11: Insert the tri-color cartridge in the left slot
  5. Make sure to push the cartridges in firmly until they snap into place.
    Figure 12: Push the cartridge in firmly
    Figure 13: Tri-color cartridge and black cartridge correctly installed
  6. Close the cartridge door.
    Figure 14: Close the cartridge door

Step seven: Align the cartridges

Make sure that paper is loaded in the tray, and then wait a few minutes while the cartridge alignment page prints. After the alignment page prints, place it face-down on the glass and close the lid.
Figure 15: Align the cartridges
Press the Scan button ( ) to complete the alignment. Wait until the green On light stops blinking.

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.
CAUTION:For USB connections, do NOT connect the USB cable yet. You will be prompted to connect it at the correct time during software installation.
USB connection
Windows XP Windows XP
Windows Vista Windows Vista
Windows 7 Windows 7
Windows 8 Windows 8
Mac OS X up to v10.5 Mac OS X up to 10.5
Mac OS X v10.6 Mac OS X 10.6
Mac OS X v10.7 OS X 10.7
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