HP 4300 in Room 132a

Adding This Printer to Windows 7

  1. Click on the Start Menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Open Devices and Printers.
  4. Click the Add a printer button near the top of the window.
  5. Click on Add a network, wireless, or Bluetooth printer.
  6. Click on "The printer I want wasn't listed" button.
  7. Click "Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname" and then click Next.
  8. Complete the next page using the information below:
    • Select TCP/IP for Device type.
    • For Hostname or IP address use: hp4300-rm132a.botany.wisc.edu
    • Port name is arbitrary. You can leave it as the default or change it to whatever you want.
    • Make sure that "Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use" is checked.
  9. Click on the Next button.
  10. Printer Name is arbitrary. Leave it as the default or change it to whatever you want.
  11. Click on Next.
  12. You can then choose to Print a Testpage or click Finish.

Adding This Printer to Windows XP

  1. Visit Hewlett Packard's website and download the relevant driver.
  2. Unzip the drivers (if your web browser didn't do it automatically for you). Take note of where the unzipped driver ends up as you'll need that information later.
  3. Click on the Start menu.
  4. Then select, Printers And Faxes.
  5. Click "Add Printer".
  6. Click Next.
  7. Check "Local Printer attached to this computer".
  8. Uncheck "Automatically detect my Plug and Play printer".
  9. Click Next.
  10. Check "Create a new port".
  11. Select "Standard TCP/IP port" (or "HP Jetdirect TCP/IP port", if available).
  12. Click Next.
  13. Click Next on the "Welcome to the Add Standard TCP/IP..." dialog box.
  14. Enter hp4300-rm132a.botany.wisc.edu in the "Printer Name or IP Address" box.
  15. Click Next.
  16. Click Finish.
  17. In the "Install Printer Software" box, click on the "Have Disk" button.
  18. Click on the Browse button.
  19. Navigate to the location you noted in step two where the downloaded driver can be found. You're looking for a folder named "HP LJ4300 PostScript Driver". Select that folder and hit Open. Then click Open again.
  20. Click OK to close the "Have Disk" driver dialog box.
  21. The "HP LaserJet 4300 PS" driver should now be visible in the Add Printer Wizard window. Click Next.
  22. Give the printer an arbitrary but useful name like HP4300 - Room 132a.
  23. Decide to make this printer the default printer (or not).
  24. Click Next.
  25. Print a test page.
  26. Click Finish.
  27. Click OK.
  28. Visit the printer to verify it works.

Adding This Printer to Mac OS X (pre-10.7)

  1. Open "System Preferences".
  2. Click on "Printers and Faxes".
  3. Click on "Setup Printers".
  4. In the "Printer Setup Utility" box, click on "Add" or "+" button.
  5. On the "Printer List" dialog box, select "IP Printing" form the drop-down-selection menu.
  6. In "Printer Type", choose "Socket/HP Jet Direct".
  7. In "Printer Address", type hp4300-rm132a.botany.wisc.edu.
  8. In "Printer Model", select the appropriate model number (e.g. "LaserJet 4300").
  9. In "Queue Name", type an arbitrary but useful name like HP4300 - Room 132a.
  10. In the "Model Name" list, highlight "HP LaserJet 4300 Series".
  11. Click the "Add" button.
  12. Verify that printing works.

Adding This Printer to Mac OS X (10.7 - Lion)

  1. Open "System Preferences".
  2. Click on "Printers & Scan".
  3. In the "Printer & Scan" box, click on "Add" or "+" button.
  4. On the "Add Printer" dialog box, click on the "IP" icon at the top of the window.
  5. In "Printer Type", choose "HP Jet Direct - Socket".
  6. In "Address", type hp4300-rm132a.botany.wisc.edu.
  7. Leave "Queue" blank.
  8. In "Name", type an arbitrary but useful name like HP4300 - Room 132a.
  9. "Location" is another arbitrary string. You can leave it blank or fill it in with something like "Birge Hall - Room 132a"
  10. In the "Print Using" list, highlight "HP LaserJet 4300 Series".
  11. Click the "Add" button.
  12. Verify that printing works.




Keywords:windows mac printer printing   Doc ID:20132
Owner:Henry M.Group:Department of Botany
Created:2011-09-06 09:29 CSTUpdated:2015-08-24 13:47 CST
Sites:Department of Botany
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