HP Laser-jet 1010 is an efficient printer manufactured by HP and gives out good quality print out with blazing speed. This printer is a smooth performer when it comes to printing black-and-white or color print outs. However being a relatively older printer, users may find slight problems when connecting it to computers with newer operating systems like Windows 7. Read further to learn how to connect your HP Laser-jet 1010 printer to your Windows 7 computer. Additionally, you can consult our HP Printer Tech Support to get detailed guidance on this topic.
Connect your HP Laser-jet 1010 to your Computer
First, with the help of your USB cable connect your HP Laser-jet 1010 printer to your computer. Join the terminals of the cable into the compatible ports on each device.
Select the Orb key
Connect the printer to the power source and switch it on. Select the Orb button which is located on the lower-left corner of the screen.
Add a printer
Open the Control Panel and locate “Devices and Printers”. Now select “Add a Printer”, which is located on the upper-left side of the window. Choose the option, “Add a Local Printer” and then select “Next” to progress ahead.
Choose “Use an existing port”
When you will be asked to choose a printer port, select “Use an existing port”. You will see a list of port options in which choose “DOT4_001”. Then click on Next to proceed.
Choose the manufacturer
In the list of printer manufacturer, choose HP and then select “HP LaserJet 3055 PCL5”. In the next window, select “Use the driver that is currently installed” and then click on Next.
Determine whether you want to share the printer
Enter the name of your printer and select whether you want to share the printer or not. Once you are done with configuration, click on Finish to exit the settings.
In this way, you will be able to connect your HP LaserJet 1010 printer to your Window 7 computer. For any other query regarding your HP printer, contact our HP Printer Tech Support Number.