Using the hp toolbox
The HP toolbox is a Web application that you can use for the following tasks:
Check the printer status.
Configure the printer settings.
View troubleshooting information.
View online documentation.
You can view the HP toolbox when the printer is directly connected to your computer or
when using a supported network connection. You must have performed a complete software
installation to use the HP toolbox.
You do not have to have Internet access to open and use the HP toolbox. However, if you
click a link in the Other Links area, you must have Internet access in order to go to the site
associated with the link. See
for more information.
To install the HP Toolbox, you must install the TCP/IP protocol and the most recent version
of the Java™ Virtual Machine on the computer. You must also install the DOT4 protocol for
all USB connections, LPT connections for Windows 2000 and XP, and LPT1 connections for
Windows 98, Me, and NT 4.0. See the system administrator or computer manufacturer's
documentation for more information about installing the TCP/IP protocol and the DOT4
protocol. To download the most recent version of the Java Virtual Machine from Sun
Microsystems, go to