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HP Officejet Pro 8600 N911a Firmware

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Description

To check the version of your current printer firmware, use either one of the following options:

Toolbox

1. Click on the Printer/Scan under System Preferences

2. Select the printer

3. Click on Options and Supplies...

4. Click on the Utility tab

5. Click Open Printer Utility

6. Click on Device Information under Information and Print Quality section

Printer Information Screen

1. From the Control panel, press Help (?) button, select Printer Information

2. Use the down arrow button to scroll to the 2nd screen

3. The current firmware revision will appear on the screen

Printing a Printer Status Report

1. From the Control panel, select Setup, select Reports, then select Printer Status Report.

2. The Printer Status Report will be printed.

3. The current firmware revision will appear on the printed Printer Status Report

Release details

Released:
2013-07-23
File name:
Version
CLP1CN1322CR
Compatibility:
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8.1 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 Pro (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Enterprise (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP

Fix/Enhancement

1) Enhance ePrint Diagnostic report for ePrint Setup
2) Improve ease of wireless setup
3) Enhanced Embedded Web Services
4) Improve Print Quality
5) Improve Ink Usage
6) Improve paper path performance
7) Improve Digital scan performance
Before starting the upgrade:
  • The HP Officejet Pro 8600 Firmware flashing (upgrade) requires a wired network or a USB connection.
  • DO NOT upgrade the printer firmware in a wirelessly connected printer.
  • If the computer has a firewall installed or enabled, it may block the Firmware Download Utility from accessing the printer. Therefore, please remember to temporarily disable any firewall that may be on the computer, including firewalls such as Microsoft Windows XP Firewall, Sygate, Zone Alarm or BlackICE.


  • Install instructions:
    1. Switch on the HP Officejet Pro 8600 series printer and wait until the printer is READY. [The Power light should be on]
    2. Double click on OJP8600_N911xx_R1322C.exe to launch the HP Printer Update utility. A list of HP Officejet Pro 8600 series printers detected will be displayed on the screen.
    Note: If the Wired network printer you wish to upgrade is not displayed in the detected printer list, click on the Refresh button to scan for printers connected via the wired network.
    3. Click on the checkboxes on the left to select single or multiple HP Officejet Pro 8600 series printers you wish to upgrade.
    4. Click on the Update button to start the firmware flashing process.
    5. Message showing "The selected printer has been updated successfully" will be shown. Firmware flashing will begin.
    CAUTION! Do not interrupt the printer during the upgrade process. Printer maybe damaged if power is interrupted during the firmware upgrade process.
    6. When the printer has sucessfully completed the flashing process, it will automatically print out a Self Test Diagnostic Page, that will show the new firmware version.
    7. Click on the Done button to close the HP Printer Update utility.

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