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HP LaserJet P2015 Printer Series - Printing-System Software Installation

Overview
The following sections describe the dialog-box options that appear during the HP LaserJet P2015 software installation on Microsoft Windows operating systems.
Figure : HP LaserJet P2015 CD Browser screen
The first dialog box contains the following links:
Install Printer Software: This link connects to the initial command for installing the software. Click this link to close the CD Browser and the initial installation wizard and open the Welcome to the Install Wizard screen. For information about installing the printing-system software over a USB connection, see USB installation dialog-box options for Microsoft Windows. For information about installing the printing-system software over a network connection, see Network installation dialog box options for Microsoft Windows.
View User Guide: Click this option to go to the HP LaserJet P2015 Series User Guide.
USB installation dialog-box options for Microsoft Windows
  note:
For USB installations, HP recommends installing the software before connecting the HP LaserJet P2015 to the computer (software-first installation). These instructions are for a software-first installation.
Use these instructions the first time when installing the HP LaserJet P2015 software.
This section shows the dialog boxes that appear when installing the HP LaserJet P2015 over a direct connection (USB).
In any dialog box where it is available, click the Back button, to return to the previous dialog box, or click the Cancel button to cancel the installation.
  note:
The sequence of dialog boxes might differ from what is shown here, depending on the product and the selected options.
Figure : USB install - Welcome to the Install Wizard dialog box
Click Next to continue. Between dialog boxes, a current-progress screen appears. This screen shows the progress of the installation and provides information about the number of sub-tasks that have been completed in each step. The current-progress screen appears throughout the installation, but is sometimes covered by a new dialog box that contains the next option in the installation sequence.
Figure : USB install - Sample screen showing current progress
The Do Not Block Install Wizard Processes dialog box provides information about possible conflicts with firewall or anti-spyware software that might be running on the system. Read and follow the instructions, and then click Next.
Figure : USB install - Do Not Block HP Install Wizard Processes dialog box
  note:
The Check for recommended installation updates dialog box appears only if the installer detects that a network connection is available.
Figure : USB install - Check for recommended installation updates (optional) dialog box
If Web is accessible, click Yes to check for HP LaserJet P2015 installation updates. This step is optional.
Click any of the links to open a screen that provides further information:
  • Show the information that will be sent to HP
  • More information about installation updates
  • HP's Privacy Policy
Click No to continue the installation without checking for installation updates.
Figure : USB install - Installation Options dialog box
Select the Full (Recommended) option to install the complete printing-system software.
Select Minimum to install only limited software.
Click Details for information about the Full (Recommended) and Minimum installations and to find out if the system meets the recommended installation requirements. A sample System Requirements Results dialog box is shown in the following illustration.
Figure : USB Install - sample System Requirements Results dialog box
  note:
When appropriate, the Continue button is available and installation can proceed despite the warning, such as in the System Requirements Results screen in the foregoing illustration. If a blocking condition prevents the installation from continuing, the Continue button is not available.
Click Retry to check again for minimum system requirements.
Click Continue to proceed with the installation.
Between dialog boxes, a Preparing to Install screen appears. This screen shows the progress of the installation and provides information about the number of sub-tasks that have been completed in each step. This screen disappears, and the License Agreement dialog box appears.
Figure : USB install -License Agreement dialog box
When the I accept the terms in the license agreement option is selected, the Next button becomes available. Click Next. The HP Extended Capabilities dialog box appears.
Figure : USB install - HP Extended Capabilities dialog box
If the Install HP Extended capabilities option is selected, a dialog box appears two weeks after installing the HP LaserJet P2015, giving details about participation in the HP Product Survey Program.
If the Do not install HP Extended capabilities option is selected, the use will not be invited to participate in the HP Product Survey Program.
Click More Information to find out more about HP Extended Capabilities and the HP Product Survey Plan.
Click Next to continue the installation. The Destination Folder dialog box appears.
Figure : USB install - Destination Folder dialog box
The Destination Folder dialog box shows where the printing-system software files are installed. The default option creates an HP program group, which is access by clicking Start and then selecting Programs or All Programs.
Click Next to open the Ready to Install dialog box.
Figure : USB install - Ready to Install dialog box
To continue the installation, click Next.
Between dialog boxes, an Installing screen appears. This screen shows the progress of the installation and provides information about the number of sub-tasks that have been completed in each step. This process might take a few minutes.
Figure : Installing screen
Next, the Connection Type dialog box appears.
Figure : USB install - Connection Type dialog box
Select the Directly to this computer using a USB cable. option, and then click Next to continue the installation. The Connect Your Device Now dialog box appears.
Figure : USB install - Connect Your Device Now dialog box
When the Connect Your Device Now screen appears, make sure that the HP LaserJet P2015 is turned On. Then attach the USB cable between the computer and the HP LaserJet P2015.
Figure : USB install - Device has been detected dialog box
The Device has been detected dialog box appears. Click Next to continue the installation. It might take as long as 35 minutes for the installation to finish.
Figure : USB install - Restart your computer dialog box
The You must restart your computer to finish the installation of your device. dialog box appears. Click Restart to continue the installation.
Figure : USB install - Congratulations! Software installation complete dialog box
When the computer is started again, the Congratulations! Software installation complete. dialog box appears. Click Finish to continue.
Figure : USB install - Test Page dialog box
The Test Page dialog box indicates that a test page is being sent to the HP LaserJet P2015. If the test page prints successfully, click OK. If the test page fails to print, click Troubleshoot. This option opens a series of troubleshooting dialog boxes.
The Sign up now screen appears.
Figure : Sign up now screen
If the Web is accessible, sign up to receive information from HP. On the Sign up now screen, click Next to open the HP Registration Web page. Follow the onscreen instructions to register.
Figure : HP Registration screen
Network installation dialog box options for Microsoft Windows
This section shows the dialog boxes that appear when the HP LaserJet P2015 is installed over a network connection.
In any dialog box where it is available, click the Back button to return to the previous dialog box, or click the Cancel button to cancel the installation.
  note:
The sequence of dialog boxes might differ from what is shown here, depending on the product, the network configuration, and the selected options.
Figure : Network install - Welcome dialog box
Click Next to continue. Between dialog boxes, a current-progress screen appears. This screen shows the progress of the installation and provides information about the number of sub-tasks that have been completed in each step. The current-progress screen appears throughout the installation, but is sometimes covered by a new dialog box that contains the next option in the installation sequence.
Figure : Network install - Sample screen showing current progress
  note:
The Check for recommended installation updates dialog box appears only if the installer detects that a network connection is available.
Figure : Network install - Check for recommended installation updates (optional) dialog box
If the Web is accessible, click Yes to check for HP LaserJet P2015 installation updates. This step is optional.
Click any of the links to open a screen that provides further information:
  • Show the information that will be sent to HP
  • More information about installation updates
  • HP's Privacy Policy
Click No to continue the installation without checking for installation updates.
Figure : Network install - Installation Options dialog box
Select the Full (Recommended) option to install the complete printing-system software.
Select Minimum to install only limited software.
Click Details for information about the Full (Recommended) and Minimum installations and to find out if the system meets the recommended installation requirements. A sample System Requirements Results dialog box is shown in the following illustration.
Figure : Network Install - sample System Requirements Results dialog box
  note:
When appropriate, the Continue button is available and installation can proceed despite the warning, such as in the System Requirements Results screen in the illustration. If a blocking condition prevents the installation from continuing, the Continue button is not available.
Click Retry to check again for minimum system requirements.
Click Continue to proceed with installation.
Between dialog boxes, a Preparing to Install screen appears. This screen shows the progress of the installation and provides information about the number of sub-tasks that have been completed in each step. This screen disappears, and the License Agreement dialog box appears.
Figure : Network install - Licence Agreement dialog box
When the I accept the terms in the license agreement option is selected, the Next button becomes available. Click Next. The HP Extended Capabilities dialog box appears.
Figure : Network install - HP Extended Capabilities dialog box
If the Install HP Extended capabilities option is selected, a dialog box appears two weeks after installing the HP LaserJet P2015 product, giving details about participation in the HP Product Survey Program.
If the Do not install HP Extended capabilities option is selected, the user is not invited to participate in the HP Product Survey Program.
Click More Information to find out more about HP Extended Capabilities and the HP Product Survey Plan.
Click Next to continue the installation. The Destination Folder dialog box appears.
Figure : Network install - Destination Folder dialog box
The Destination Folder dialog box shows where the printing-system software files are installed. The default option creates an HP program group, which is accessed by clicking Start and then selecting Programs or All Programs.
Click Next to open the Ready to Install dialog box.
Figure : Network install - Ready to Install dialog box
To continue the installation, click Next.
Between dialog boxes, an Installing screen appears. This screen shows the progress of the installation and provides information about the number of sub-tasks that have been completed in each step.
Figure : Network install - Connection Type dialog box
Select the Through the network option and then click Next to continue the installation. The Identify Printer dialog box appears.
Figure : Network install - Identify Printer dialog box identify Printer
If Search from a list of detected printers (Recommended) is selected, the Searching dialog box appears as the software searches the network for the HP LaserJet P2015.
Figure : Network install - Searching dialog box
If the Specify a printer by address option on the Identify Printer dialog box is selected, the Specify Printer dialog box appears.
Figure : Network install - Specify Printer dialog box
Specify the HP LaserJet P2015 by hardware address (MAC), TCP/IP address, or IP Hostname. After typing one of these options in the appropriate field, click Next to continue.
The Printer Found dialog box appears either after the software completes its search for the HP LaserJet P2015, or after the product is specified.
Figure : Network install - Printer Found dialog box
The Yes, install this printer option is selected by default. To install a different printer, select the No, I want to install a different printer option. To continue installing the HP LaserJet P2015, click Next. The Confirm Network Settings dialog box appears.
Figure : Network install - Confirm Network Settings dialog box
To accept the settings (recommended), click Next to continue the installation. The Congratulations! Software installation complete dialog box appears.
To change the settings, click Change Settings. The Confirm Changing Settings dialog box appears.
Figure : Network install - Confirm Changing Setting dialog box
Because the printer is already configured for the existing network, first confirm that the settings need to be changed. Click Next to continue. The Change TCP/IP Settings dialog box appears.
Figure : Network install - Change TCP/IP Settings dialog box
To change the settings, make the changes in the dialog box that appears, and then click Next to continue. The Confirm Settings dialog box appears (see Network install - Confirm Network Settings dialog box).
Click Next to continue. It might take as long as 35 minutes for this step to finish the installation process.
Figure : Network install - Restart your computer dialog box
The You must restart your computer to finish the installation of your device. dialog box appears. Click Restart to continue the installation.
Figure : Network install - Congratulations! Software installation complete dialog box
Click Finish to continue the installation. The Test Page dialog box appears.
Figure : Network install - Test Page dialog box
Click OK if the test page prints successfully. If the test page fails to print, click Troubleshoot. This option opens a series of troubleshooting dialog boxes.
The Sign up now screen appears.
Figure : Sign up now screen
If the Web is accessible, sign up to receive information from HP. On the Sign up now screen, click Next to open the HP Registration Web page. Follow the onscreen instructions to register.
Figure : HP Registration screen

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