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Step 1:  Click on the security prompt which appears at the top of the browser window then click 'Download File…'
Step 2:  If a File Download Security Warning appears, click 'Run' to install the framework.
Step 3:  Click 'OK' to close this window and begin downloading your software.
Step 1:  Click 'Run' on the prompt at the bottom of the browser.
Step 2:  If User Account Control appears, click 'Yes' to install the framework.
Step 3:  Click 'OK' to close this window and begin downloading your software.
Step 1:  Click 'HPSupportSolutions…msi' in the lower-left corner of the browser window
Step 2:  If User Account Control appears, click 'Yes' to install the framework.
Step 3:  Click 'OK' to close this window and begin downloading your software.
Step 1:  Click 'Save File' when prompted
Step 2:  Click the downward-facing arrow in the upper-right corner of the browser, then double-click 'HPSupportSolutionsFramework…'
Step 3:  If User Account Control appears, click 'Yes' to install the framework.
Step 4:  Click 'OK' to close this window and begin downloading your software.
Step 1:  Double-click 'HPSupportSolutionsFramework…' in the upper-right corner of the browser.
Step 2:  If User Account Control appears, click 'Yes' to install the framework.
Step 3:  Click 'OK' to close this window and begin downloading your software.
Step 1:  Click 'Save File' when prompted  OR  Click on the security prompt which appears at the top of the browser window then click 'Download File…'  OR  Click 'Run' on the prompt at the bottom of the browser.  OR  Click 'HPSupportSolutions…msi' in the lower-left corner of the browser window
Step 2:  Click the downward-facing arrow in the upper-right corner of the browser, then double-click 'HPSupportSolutionsFramework…'  OR  If a File Download Security Warning appears, click 'Run' to install the framework.
Step 3:  If User Account Control appears, click 'Yes' to install the framework.
Step 4:  Click 'OK' to close this window and begin downloading your software.


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Description

This Readme file provides specific information you should know before you install and use the Printing System. Information and known issues are provided for the following operating systems:

Windows Vista
Windows XP
Windows Server 2003
Windows 2000

This file provides specific compatibility, and troubleshooting information. For additional information on the printer features and driver features, refer to the online help included with each software component and the printer use guide.

Release details

Released:
2007-05-02
File name:
Version
61.071.661.41
Compatibility:
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 2000

Fix/Enhancement

Defects Fix List for Driver Versions:
Windows XP/2000/Server 2003/Vista

  • PCL6: 61.071.661.41
  • PCL5: 61.071.661.41
  • PostScript: 61.071.661.41

Enhancements for Driver Versions:
Windows XP/2000/Server 2003/Vista

  • PCL6: 61.071.661.41
  • PCL5: 61.071.661.41
  • PostScript: 61.071.661.41

The following issues have been fixed with this release:

  • Same Help Content is seen for Auto and Manual Duplexing when both are enabled.
  • Drivers output LFCR after PJL commands instead of CRLF.
  • PCL5c driver prints extra lines.
  • Extra Blank page printing at end of odd # page job.
  • PJL SET JOBNAME/PJL SET USERNAME inconsistent across drivers.
  • PCL5: Check Off Doc.xls extra lines printed across graphics.
  • SAP: template not printing correct.
  • Driver Registry Handle leak.
  • Tray id's not consistent.
  • PCL6 driver issues with Microsoft Word document with embedded logo.
  • Booklet printing does not scale or place properly on page.
  • Automatic Raster Compression not working properly.
  • Remove Raster Compression.
  • Overlapping characters when printing with PCL5 driver.
  • Grayscale not working correctly in PCL5.
  • Garamond Font will not bold with PS in Win2K3.
  • Duplex and First Page Out Different selected fails
  • DCOM error occurred after print drivers were installed on Win2k server.
  • Excel Doc with macros opens slowly with driver on default printer.
  • Poor performance with Cisco CEPS environment.
  • Scaling in the driver fails
  • Job name + (1-99) doesn't work in German.
  • Driver gets conflict settings when installed / can't autoselect tray.
The following enhancements have been added with this release:
  • Secure Job Pin number fix.
  • Align scaling solution with in box MS PS driver for Excel and IE.
  • Support bidirectional in Windows x64.
  • Improve Dynamic EMF Spooling.
  • Enforce OOV standards for all strings/help in driver UI.
  • Local custom sizes for restricted users (host in a network).
  • SSNP supplies and Status Alerts functionality.
  • Utilize Novell username in Novell environments.
  • Enhance Job Storage to support Private Printing without a PIN.
  • Change Taiwan 8K and 16K string from US inches to MM.
  • .hlp files may no longer be supported in Vista (or Vista follow-on).
  • System IPv6 requirements.
  • Paper Sizes List reordered.
  • UI layout changes to Page insert.
  • Need to expose FilterUI for AutoCad support for Win2K XP LaserJets.

This section will help you in the download of the software to your computer and start you on the install process.

Before proceeding with the software installation, the printer must first be properly set up, and your computer must be ready to print.

  • Turn on the printer first, then turn on the computer.
  • Close any screen savers, virus protection programs, or other software programs running on your computer.
  • Click on Download Now and a File Download box will appear.
  • Select Save This Program to Disk and a Save As box will appear.
  • Select a directory to save the file in and click Save.
  • Locate the file using Windows Explorer when the download has completed.
  • Double click on the file. This will extract all the driver files into a directory on your hard drive. (i.e., c:\HP CLJ4600). However, you can change the path and directory name at the time of extracting the file.
  • Open the Printers Window (Click Start-Settings-Printers).

  • Update the printer if it was previously installed
    • Right click on the printer and select Properties from the pop menu.
    • On the Advanced tab, select New Driver.
    • Click on the Warning Box that pops up.
    • A printer listing box will appear. Select Have Disk.
    • Another box Install from Disk appears.
    • Click the Browse to locate the expanded files directory (i.e., c:\HP CLJ4600).
    • Click on the file ending with .inf .
    • Click Open and then Okay and let files install.

  • Add the printer if it hasn't been installed yet.
    • Click Add New Printer
    • Follow the instructions of the Add Printer Wizard.

Details and specifications

No Additional Prerequisites

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