HP Officejet pro 8600 Install Guide and Driver Download

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The HP Officejet Pro 8600 leaves out a few luxury features, like a legal-size flatbed. However, it also costs only two thirds as much. That potentially makes it a better choice if you don’t need the extras. The one catch is that it’s not simply the same printer with fewer features. It’s also a tad slower and prints slightly better quality text, but slightly lower quality graphics.

HP Officejet pro 8600

HP Officejet Pro 8600 e-All-in-One Printer


Print Speed and Output Quality

It’s a short review for HP Officejet Pro 8600 is a little bit slower than the 8600 Plus, but it’s no less impressive given the lower price. The scanner is superb in the level of sharpness it can capture, although scans were on the pale side, meaning some detail was lost in dark areas, colours were generally accurate, and it works quickly and quietly. Copies were also speckled, but the quality wasn’t far off standard prints. It produced a single mono copy in about 14 seconds and colour in about 18 seconds


Pros

  • High print and scan quality
  • Easy to set up
  • Much cheaper than colour laser
  • Easy wireless connection
  • Max 25,000 page monthly duty cycle

Cons

  • The low-power mode never seems to work right
  • No multipurpose tray
  • USB socket not PictBridge compatible
  • Slower than specified
  • Install inkjet cartridge through a “printer initializing” process


HP Officejet pro 8600 Install Guide

Follow these instructions for first-time printer setup

  • First, remove your printer from the packing materials.
  • Connect the power cables to the near sockets.
  • Turn on the printer and set the language & country.
  • Then load paper into the input tray.
  • Install the blank ink cartridge on the right and color cartridge on left.

Setup the HP Officejet pro 8600 for wireless communication and before the wireless setup, you need to ensure the following information.

  • Check your wireless networking is working properly,
  • The network credential, wireless network connectivity, a wireless compatible printer are mandatory requirements to set up the printer.
  • The USB cable can be kept ready and used if required.
  • Check all the devices namely printer, computer and the router are powered on and connected to the same network connectivity.
  • The user can once again ensure that all devices are connected to same wireless network.
  • Download driver printer HP OfficeJet Pro 8600 it is important to install the drivers’ software which can either be downloaded from the orginal driver on the buttom. The technical support members can also be contacted for any printer troubleshooting and other technical assistance.
  • The appropriate printer driver software is located from the site and downloaded.
  • Now select the downloaded driver file from the download folder.
  • And the user can follow the on-screen instructions for further installation of the printer driver software.
  • Now try restarting the computer and also the printer as this step can automatically solve the issues like freezing or not responding conditions and also remove any existing error conditions.
  • The recent printer usually comes along with inbuilt updated printer driver files. Ensure your model has inbuilt firmware before getting into the installation procedures.
  • During driver software download the user can make sure the printer and the router are kept close which can give greater strength to the network signals.

Connection to Wireless from USB

Are you directly connected your printer and computer using the USB cable, then you need to convert USB to wireless network. Follow the given simple conversion steps.

  • Based on your operating system the setting will be differ,

Windows 8.1: On the screen start, click the down arrow to select your printer name and click “Utilities”.

Windows 8: On the screen start, right-click an empty area and click “All App” and select your printer name and then click “Utilities”.

Window Vista, XP, and Windows 7:  Click start -> All Programs -> HP, then click your printer folder.

Mac Os: Open Finder -> Application -> HP -> Printer setup and software.

  • In Printer Setup and Software, select “Convert a USB connected printer to wireless” option and test the wireless connection:

After complete the wireless setup, and then take a “wireless test report” print. This report contains the printer status, hardware address and IP address information.

To take a test

Printer control panel -> Wireless icon -> settings -> touch Print reports -> wireless test report.


HP Officejet pro 8600 Driver Information

Type Driver-Product Installation Software
Version 28.8
Release Nov 13, 2015
Filename OJ8600_1315-1 (118.1 MB)
Fix and Enhancements:
Status messaging Customer Experience improvement

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