Printer software

Printer basics

Printer software

Included with the printer is a CD-ROM containing the printing system software. The software components and printer drivers on this CD-ROM help you use the printer to its fullest potential. See the getting started guide for installation instructions.


For the latest information about the printing system software components, view the ReadMe files on the CD-ROM.

This section summarizes the software included on the CD-ROM. The printing system includes software for end users and network administrators operating in the following operating environments:

  • Microsoft Windows 98, Me, and NT 4.0

  • Microsoft Windows 2000, and XP 32-bit and XP 64-bit

  • Apple Mac OS version 9.1 and later and Mac OS X version 10.1 and later


For a list of the network environments supported by the network administrator software components, see Network configuration.

For a list of printer drivers, updated HP printer software, and product support information for the HP Color LaserJet 3550 series printer, go to For the HP Color LaserJet 3700 series printer, go to

This section provides information about the following topics:

HP 3550 3700 Printer software