123 HP OfficeJet 8040 printer Wired Network Setup for Windows
The HP OfficeJet 8040 printer wired network setup for Windows operating system is given in clear cut. At First, you have gathered all the network related information. Some of the important necessities are a network router, switch or hub with available Ethernet ports is required if your router does not have any free ports.
Then, Check whether you have all the necessary wires such as an Ethernet cable and other suitable wire to support wired connection. In addition to, you need a network router, an Ethernet cable (not a standard telephone cable) and other necessities.
Printer Driver Installation
Now install the HP OfficeJet 8040 printer software. To install the software, the first and foremost step is to turn on. If you have not connected the computer and printer using the USB cable, well and good. In Other Words, you should unplug the USB cable from the computer device.
To start with, Visit HP site. In general, There are two sites available 123.hp.com/oj8040 and support.hp.com. Go to this site and enter your printer model number. There are two types of driver available, basic driver and full feature driver. The basic driver consists of only basic functions. Then, the full feature driver has all the functionalities which help you to unveil the best aspects of the HP OfficeJet 8040 printer.
At First, Go to the site and click Software and Driver downloads tab and then Click Go. You will see the two types of printer drivers available for download. Choose any one of the driver and click Download.
This is how driver download from the HP site takes place. You can also install the HP OfficeJet 8040 printer driver without visiting the HP sites. It is possible only if you have the installation CD that was dispatched along with the printer.
Pop in the installation CD in your computer’s CD drive and run the disk. Now installation instructions remains the same for both downloads. The instructions are as follows.
Run the setup file in your computer by double-clicking on it. Once the file is executed, you will see the HP installation wizard. Follow the wizard’s instructions and manually enter the details you were asked to fill. At the end of the day, your HP OfficeJet 8040 printer will be connected to a wired network.