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HP Photosmart A646 Compact Photo Printer support

HP Photosmart Photo Printer Software Driver

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Step 3:  Click 'OK' to close this window and begin downloading your software.
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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
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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 package includes the software printer driver for your HP Photosmart Photo Printer. Important! This download is only required if you have a Windows Vista 64-bit Operating System, or if you have difficulty connecting via the software included in your printer.

Release details

Released:
2009-09-01
File name:
A640_130_056.exe [1/1, 1.8M]
Version
2.0
Compatibility:
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (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 XP

Fix/Enhancement

Original Software/Drivers
Installation Instructions for Microsoft Windows 2000/XP

Internet Explorer:
1. Click the Download Only button.
2. When a new pop-up window appears, click on the Run button.

Note: Depending on your connection speed, the file will take some time to transfer to your computer.

3. If another pop-up window appears, click the Run button again.

Note: The file is compressed and may take time to extract and run.

4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
5. Click the Finish button on the final screen to complete the installation. After you finish, connect your printer to your computer using a USB cable.

Firefox:
1. Click the Download Only button.
2. When a new pop-up window appears, click on the Save File button.

Note: Depending on your connection speed, the file will take some time to transfer to your computer.

3. When the download completes, double-click the most recent file to start the software installation.
4. If an "Open Executable File?" pop-up window appears, click the OK button.

Note: The file is compressed and may take time to extract and run.

5. Follow the on-screen instructions.
6. Click the Finish button on the final screen to complete the installation. After you finish, connect your printer to your computer using a USB cable.

Installation Instructions for Microsoft Windows Vista

Internet Explorer:
1. Click the Download Only button.
2. When a new pop-up window appears, click on the Run button.

Note: Depending on your connection speed, the file will take some time to transfer to your computer.

3. If an "User Account Control" pop-up windows appears, click the Continue button.

Note: The file is compressed and may take time to extract and run.

4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
5. Click the Finish button on the final screen to complete the installation. After you finish, connect your printer to your computer using a USB cable.

Firefox:
1. Click the Download Only button.
2. When a new pop-up window appears, click on the Save File button.

Note: Depending on your connection speed, the file will take some time to transfer to your computer.

3. When the download completes, double-click the most recent file to start the software installation.
4. If an "Open Executable File?" pop-up window appears, click the OK button.
5. If an "User Account Control" pop-up windows appears, click the Continue button.

Note: The file is compressed and may take time to extract and run.

6. Follow the on-screen instructions.
7. Click the Finish button on the final screen to complete the installation. After you finish, connect your printer to your computer using a USB cable.

Details and specifications

No additional prerequisites
HP Photosmart A646 Compact Photo Printer

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