Connecting directly using a USB cable (Mac OS)
Install the software first, and then connect the printer to the computer. You may share the
printer with other Mac OS users when you are finished.
Insert the Starter CD into your CD-ROM drive. The CD menu runs automatically.
If the CD menu does not run automatically, double-click the
icon on the desktop, and
then double-click the
Follow the onscreen instructions.
Connect the USB cable to the computer and the printer.
Complete the installation in one of these ways.
Mac OS 9.1.x and 9.2.x
When prompted, restart the computer.
hp inkjet xx
in the upper-left window of the Chooser window, where xx
represents the version of the current printer driver.
in the right window of the Chooser screen.
Close the Chooser.
vi To share the printer, see
“To share the printer on a peer-to-peer network (Mac OS)”
Mac OS X (10.1 and later)
Open the Print Center, which is located in the Applications\Utilities folder.
from the menu.
from the printer list, and then click
A dot appears beside the printer name, indicating that this printer is now the default
Close the Print Center.