Supported operating systems for Windows

The product comes with software for the following Windows® operating systems:

Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)

Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit)

Windows XP (32-bit, Service Pack 2)

Windows Server 2003 (32-bit, Service Pack 3)

Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit)

Supported printer drivers for Windows

The product comes with software for Windows that allows the computer to communicate with the product. This software is called a printer driver. Printer drivers provide access to product features, such as printing on custom-sized paper, resizing documents, and inserting watermarks.

NOTE: The most recent drivers are available at

Select the correct printer driver for Windows

Printer drivers provide access to the product features and allow the computer to communicate with the product (using a printer language). Check the installation notes and readme files on the product CD for additional software and languages.

HP PCL 6 driver description

Installs from the Add Printer wizard

Provided as the default driver

Recommended for printing in all supported Windows environments

Provides the overall best speed, print quality, and product-feature support for most users

Developed to align with the Windows Graphic Device Interface (GDI) for the best speed in Windows environments

Might not be fully compatible with third-party and custom software programs that are based on PCL 5

HP UPD PS driver description

Available for download from the Web at

Recommended for printing with Adobe® software programs or with other highly graphics- intensive software programs

Provides support for printing from postscript emulation needs, or for postscript flash font support

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