HP Officejet Pro 8100 Printer

Wired Setup for Windows

It is crucial to retain an Ethernet cable so that the Internet connection can be established over a wired network for printer installation. Furthermore to this, you should download and accomplish the installation of the full featured printer from our website.

Step 1 : Examine the requirements

Before you initiate the installation, make clear that your network router and the Ethernet cable are functioning properly.

  • Make clear that you are ready with a network router, switch or hub with sufficient number of ports.
  • Activate the connection on the router, switch, or hub if it was not done earlier.
  • Buy and use an Ethernet cable. You must use of only an Ethernet cable and not a telephone cable.

Step 2 : Associate the computer to the active Internet connection

Trail the instructions in this manual to start the connection between the printer and the network using an Ethernet cable.

  • Separate the plug or protective cover from the Ethernet port on the rear side of the printer.
  • It is must to attach the one end of the Ethernet cable to available printer’s port whereas the other end to the available port on the network router, switch or hub.

Step 3 : Installation tips for better understanding

You are guided to download and install the recent printer driver on the Mac computer. To obtain this, navigate to our website and make use the instructions to complete it. You are instructed to select the connection type, by the time go ahead with the Wired network option.

  • Maintain your HP Officejet Pro 8100 printer in the on state.
  • The USB cable that is employed should be detached from the printer.
  • Direct to our website where you can tap on the Software and Downloads option and start to download the printer driver.
  • When you are guided to select a method to discover the printer model you are using, select it and then follow the on- screen prompts. By doing so you will be diverted to the download page.
  • Choose the Download option that is placed near to the full featured driver or go with the Basic Drivers as an alternative option.

Wired Setup- Mac System

It is mandatory to fix the connection type. Once the connection type has been fixed, trail the guidelines and learn how to establish the wired connection between the printer and the computer.

Concoct your printer to connect over a Wired (Ethernet) network

To establish the proper network connection on the printer over a Wired network, the formerly thing you have to perform is to own an Ethernet cable and make a secure connection between the computer and the printer.

Step 1 : Analyze the requirements

Formerly, make confirm that the network router is in proper working condition, and then initialize the installation process.

  • Make clear that the network router, switch, or hub is available with required number of Ethernet ports.
  • Make clear that the computer is connected to the router, switch or hub. If it was not performed before, do the requirements.
  • Use a secured Ethernet cable only.

Step 2 : make a network connection to the printer

Trail the steps provided in this document to make a link to the printer and the network using an Ethernet cable.

  • Power on the HP Officejet Pro 8100 printer.
  • Let the rear side of the printer free from all the plug or protective covers.
  • Make clear that one end of the Ethernet cable is connected to the printer port whereas the other end to the unused port on the network, router, switch, or hub.

Step 3 : Download and run the software on the printer

Get the recent updates for the printer driver for Mac computers from our website. When guided, connection type should be set as Wired network.

  • This is the time to power up the HP Officejet pro 8100 printer.
  • If you employ a USB cable before to connect the printer to the computer, it should be removed now.
  • Call our customer care support page to avail Software and Driver downloads.
  • Find a method to select the printer model, and then trail the on- screen prompts to navigate to the download page.
  • Click either on the Download option that locates next to HP Easy Start or succeeded by the full feature driver, liable to the options that get screened.
  • Now the downloads folder is screened. Instigate the installation process by choosing the HP Easy Start file or the full feature driver .dmg file.
  • Prepare your printer by trailing the instructions in this manual and start the installation process.
  • It is essential to choose the Add Printer option to create queue on the Mac if instructed.
  • You are guided to choose the printer name followed by tapping the Use or Print Using option in the sorted menu. Go and search for the printer name and then tap on the Add option.
  • Re- directing to the HP installer let you finish the installation process.

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