Hewlett Packard HP LaserJet 1200
Printing Software and Utility
Mac OS 8 Mac OS 9
This software solution provides printing support for the following printers:
HP LaserJet 1200 *
HP LaserJet 1220 **
HP LaserJet 3200M **
HP LaserJet 3300 Series **
This software download package contains the following software:
PostScript Printer Description (PPD) files
Printer Dialog Extentions (PDE) files (OS X only)
I/O Modules to support USB products
HP LaserJet Utility
The software version contained in this download package has the following new or updated features:
Print support for HP LaserJet 1220, HP LaserJet 3200M, and HP LaserJet 3300 series
Native Mac OS 10.1 support
NOTE: At this time, only certain languages are supported when using Mac OS X. The default language of English will be installed if a language is not supported. Some languages not currently supported are Russian, Turkce.
The HP LaserJet Installer provides HP LaserJet PostScript printing support for Mac OS 8.6, 9.x.x, and OS 10.1.x operating systems.
How to download and install
Below are easy-to-follow instructions for downloading and installing your Mac printing solution.
Before proceeding with the software installation, the printer must first be properly set up, and your computer must be ready to print.
Turn on the printer first, then the computer.
Close any screen savers, virus protection programs or other software programs that are running on your computer.
Download the file to your hard drive.
Expand the file by finding the directory where the file was saved. Double click on the file.
To install the files, double click on the Installation program. Printer support files will be installed into their appropriate locations. HP LaserJet Utility will be installed in the HP LaserJet Folder. If installing under OS 10.1, files will be installed for both OS 10.1 and Classic (if installed).
For Mac OS 8.6 through 9.2, identify the printer by running the DeskTop Printer Utility. Double click on the utility. Identify your connection type. Next, identify your printer on the connection and select the printer's PPD name (If you can autosetup the device, please do so).
Close the Desktop Printer Utility. Name your printer in the process.
For Mac OS 10.1 and beyond, identify the printer by running the Print Center Utility. Double click on the utility. Select Add Printer. Select the appropriate Directory Service. Select you printer from the list displayed or enter the IP address and printer type. Click on Add to add printer.
* Special Instructions for HP LaserJet 1200 printers only
The Easy Install option available in this software installer installs all software components for typical printer operation. In the event that you have the printer connected to the USB port on your Macintosh computer and you wish to optionally configure printer features using the HP LaserJet Utility, you will need to install an additional software components. Follow the steps below to custom install the additional software components.
If you are using Mac OS 10.1 or greater:
1. Restart your computer in Mac OS 9.2.
2. If you are already working in Mac OS 10.1, do the following:
a. Open the System Utilities application.
b. Click on startup disk icon.
c. Select the classic system folder.
d. Restart the computer.
3. Run the HP LaserJet Installer.
4. Select Custom Install.
5. Select the USB Components box.
6. Click the Install button.
6. Restart the computer in Mac OS 10.1.
If you are using Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2:
1. Run the HP LaserJet Installer.
2. Select Custom Install.
3. Select the USB Components box.
4. Click the Install button.