Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums


HP Envy 4500 inkjet installation tips

  1. #1


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8

    HP Envy 4500 inkjet installation tips


    Objective: To make the printer installation less painful for you.

    Summary:
    (1) The language-less set up pages are poor if something doesn't work first time (it's like a diagram to put together Ikea furniture), but there are plenty of videos on youtube to help.
    (2) The main problem is downloading the software from HP. It's 112MB and you have to rely on your wits to know what's going on.It's called EN4500_145.exe and in Windows 8.1 will go to Favourites\Downloads folder. A file with the word PART means just that, only part of it has downloaded. Then, if you try it, you get alarming messages that the printer will not work with Windows 8 - fortunately untrue.
    (3) Worse, if you try to avoid (2) by loading the software from the CD, everything just goes quiet. I suspect the CD just tries to download the software from HP as in (2) and you're back to the same problem.

    Background:
    Windows 8.1, Firefox browser. Above problems probably caused by a poor internet connection rather than HP, though they could have written the software better to keep you informed.

    Hope this is helpful.
    Regards,
    Nigel

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    India
    Posts : 1,184
    Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Linux Mint 14


    That will be helpful to appropriate people. Thank you Nigel.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

HP Envy 4500 inkjet installation tips
Related Threads
The computer I maintain has a printer that will not connect to Wi-Fi. It was working but now not connecting. I'm trying to connect with Ethernet. The computer requires a driver. I tried to install a driver recommended by HP. I got an error when I tried. And I got a msg of "Access Denied". What is...
Hello, I am using Lenovo ThinkCentre M58p with Intel Q45 Chipset and Intel GMA 4500 graphic card (x4500, not 4500MHD). Is there some modified drivers for this graphic card for Windows 8 (or 8.1) x64? I tried some, but the screen is still blured... Hardware ID's: ...
Solved HP Officejet 4500 Wireless Help in Drivers & Hardware
Hello, I really need help with my printer. It has a wireless connection but I don't know how to install it on my computer. I posted it on the HP forums here- Re: HP Officejet 4500 Not Installing - HP Support Forum - 2835603 but they are taking awhile to respond and college starts Monday and I need...
I bought a mercury motherboard(PIG41L) featuring Intel G41 Express Chipset and on board GMA 4500. I have installed the Intel Graphic Media Accelerator Driver(Win 7 32-Bit) But The display is still kind of blurry or shaky. The default resolution is 1024 * 768 but the optimum resolution is 1280...
Playing League of Legends or Diablo 3 on Windows 8 i started to have this kind of bugs: 7031 I tryed to update using the Windows Update driver : "Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. driver update for ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4500 Series (Engineering Sample - WDDM v1.1)" I tried update the latest...
HP Officejet 4500 in Drivers & Hardware
Windows 8 will not install printer.
50 Windows 8 Tips in General Support
Ran across this: 50 Windows 8 tips, tricks and secrets | News | TechRadar UK
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook