How To Install HP Print Drivers for Windows

This guide is intended to help Mac users waste time by installing HP print drivers manually. An easier and faster option is to use the HP Auto Installer but if you insist see below.

Again the HP Auto Installer performs each step automatically with one click.

How to steps

  1. Download the print drivers directly from HP's website. If the HP website is unavailable, you can download the latest HP print drivers here.
  2. Extract the print drivers.
  3. Install the print drivers and create the print queue.

Step 1. Download OEM Print Drivers

Go to enter your Model Number and click search.

Select the Model.

Other Drivers

The HP Universal driver is the recommended driver but depending on what you're printing the other drivers might be a better fit.

Step 2. Extract the Print Drivers

  1. Go to your Downloads folder, open the exectuable file, copy the Unzip it to folder PATH (You'll need this next) and click Unzip .

Download folder

Depending on your web browser and/or download settings, once you download the print drivers the may or may not appear in your downloads folder. The browser may also ask you to immediately run the file. If you have issues finding the file that you just downloaded, click on view downloads from the web browser file menu.

Step 3. Install Print Drivers & Create Print Queue

Go to your Control Panel and click on Devices and Printers.

Click on Add Printer.

Select The printer and want isn't listed.

Select Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname and hit Next.

Select Device type: TCP/IP Device enter the Hostname or IP address and uncheck Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use and hit Next.

Select Have Disk and hit Next.

Past file path from when you ran the exectuable to extract the print drivers and click OK.

Select Disk 1 select oemsetup.inf and click Next.

Select the konica PCL6 UniviersalDriver V4.29 and click Next .

Enter a desired Printer Name and click Next .

Remaining Windows

Next the Add Printer Wizard will ask you if you want to share the printer with other computers and then Finish. Its to your discresion

It takes about 5 minutes for an above average user to install 1 print driver. Save yourself some time and just use the Konica Auto Installer.


Whats my IP Address?

Select Settings.

Select Networking.

Select Ethernet.

Select TCP/IP.

Select IPv4 Setting.

Select Configure Method.

Select Manual Settings.

Select IP Address.

Change default print settings

Go to your Control Panel and click on Devices and Printers.

Right click on the printer and select Printer Properties.

Select the Advanced tab and select Printing Defaults.

Make your changes and click Ok.

Updated on July 20, 2020

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