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How to Install HP Laserjet Pro m283fdw 

HP Laserjet Pro M283FDW is a multifunctional printer that supports USB, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi connections. Some of the features of this printer are automated scanning, mobile printing, automatic two-sided printing.Easy hardware setup guidelines for the HP Laserjet Pro M283FDW printer are provided below.

Step 1 – Unpacking the HP Laserjet Pro M283FDW printer

  • Take the HP Laserjet Pro M283FDW printer out of the box.
  • Remove the protective tapes, stickers, and packing materials from the inside as well as the outside of the printer.
  • Make sure to recycle all the packing materials.

Step 2 – Placing paper in the input tray

  • Draw the input tray out from the HP Laserjet Pro M283FDW printer.
  • Move both the paper width and paper length guides to the outermost position.
  • Place some legal-size plain paper with their printable side facing up in the input tray.
  • If you want to load pre-punched paper, the holes in the paper should be on the left side of the input tray.
  • Align the paper width and paper length guides according to the paper dimension.
  • Push the input tray back to the HP Laserjet Pro M283FDW printer.

Step 3 – Connecting the power cord

  • Take the power cord and connect it between the HP Laserjet Pro M283FDW printer and a wall outlet.
  • Power up the HP printer by pressing the Power button on its control panel.
  • Choose the country/region of your residence and your preferred language, and tap the Yes option on the control panel.
  • Set the correct date and time and tap Yes.
  • Now, you will see both the Self-Managed and IT-managed options on the printer’s display panel.
  • Self-Managed – This option is for home users.
  • IT-managed – It is for office users.
  • To know more about different options, print an Information Sheet on the HP Laserjet Pro M283FDW printer by selecting the Print Information Sheet option on the control panel.

Step 4 – Downloading the HP printer software

  • Access the official HP web page (manufacturer website) and type the printer model (HP Laserjet Pro M283FDW) in the search bar.
  • When the next page appears, click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab on the left-hand side of the screen.
  • The Operating System of your computer will be detected automatically.
  • If you need to change the detected OS, click the Choose a different OS link and choose the computer’s OS and its version from the Operating System and Version drop-down menus.
  • Click Change in the ‘Change preferred operating system’ dialog window.
  • Navigate to All drivers -> Driver-Product Installation Software.
  • Click the Download link below the Full Software Solution file.
  • The HP Laserjet Pro M283FDW printer driver file will be saved in the computer’s default folder.

Step 5 – Installing the HP printer software

  • Double-click the downloaded HP printer driver file and proceed with the on-screen prompts to complete the installation of the driver on your computer.
  • At the time of the installation, specify a connection type in the Connection window.
  • When prompted, connect the HP Laserjet Pro M283FDW printer to the computer.
  • Once the connection is set up, print a test page to verify the setup.
Step 5 - Installing the HP printer software

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