123 HP Deskjet 2131 printer driver for windows vista

This document helps you to install full feature HP DeskJet 2131 Printer Driver for Windows Vista. If the full feature driver is not available then you must install built-in print driver.

To download Driver Software automatically

First, open your windows device Installation setting and set for automatic HP DeskJet 2131 Printer Driver for Windows Vista download. Then, search for change device installation from windows and select Change Device Installation settings from the result. Lastly,  choose yes option and select save changes.

Printer and Computer Connection

You can easily connect your HP DeskJet 2131 printer to the computer using the USB cable or by the local network for HP DeskJet 2131 Printer Driver for Windows Vista Installation process. Windows can also easily detect your printer after installing the printer driver.

USB connection

First, turn on your computer device and connect it to the internet, switch on your printer. Now, connect one end of the USB cable to the rear end of the HP DeskJet 2131 printer and the other end to the computer. If new hardware found message get displayed, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the driver installation.

Wireless (WiFi) Connection

You can connect your printer to the computer device either by the wireless setup wizard, if your printer has touch or text-based control panel. Use Router that supports WiFi Protected Setup method for HP DeskJet 2131 Printer Driver for Windows Vista Setup Process.

Wireless Setup Wizard

Make use of the wireless setup wizard guided instructions to get your network name and input the password to connect it to the network. Then, make  sure that you have following requirements,  Network Name (SSID), Network security password ( WEP or WPA phrase), computer device that share same wireless network as your printer, process also demand wireless capable printer.

First, turn on printer, router and computer device. Then, make sure that the computer is connected to the same wireless network as your printer. Next, disconnect USB and Ethernet cables from the printer. Select wireless setup from the printer’s control panel. Lastly, select Wireless Setup wizard and stick on to the onscreen instructions to complete the network connection and HP DeskJet 2131 Printer Driver for Windows Vista Setup Process.

WPS ( WiFi Protected Setup )

You can use WiFi protected setup method when your printer has only basic button controls and when Wireless setup wizard is not supported. First, press the wireless button for 2 seconds and release the button once the wireless light starts to blink. Then, press WPS button on the wireless router, within two minutes your printer will automatically establish a network connection.

Wired Connection

For wired connection, make sure that you have fully functioning network router and Ethernet cable. First,  Check with your network router, switch or hub’s Ethernet ports. Next, connect your computer device to the router, switch or hub. Then, use Ethernet cable not a standard telephone cable. Next, turn on your HP DeskJet 2131 printer device, gently take away protective cover and plug off from the Ethernet port. Lastly, connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the printer port and connect the other end of the cable to the available porter.

HP DeskJet 2131 Printer Driver for Windows Vista- Installation Process

Choose your HP DeskJet 2131 printer connection type, Install new built-in print driver with Add a printer wizard .

 Wired or Wireless Network Connection

First, search for Devices from your window, choose devices and printers from the result. Then, select Add a printer and select a printer window will get displayed. Next, choose your printer device and follow the guided instructions to install the printer driver. Then, choose Add a local printer and then click use an existing port ( LPT1: Printer port) and select next.  Now, select Windows update and wait for the automatic printer update. Select HP, Hewlett- Packard in the Manufacturer pane and select your printer’s name from the printer’s pane. If your HP DeskJet 2131 printer device isn’t listed. Lastly, select Add a network on wireless or Bluetooth printer window and select the printer I want isn’t listed.

Select Add a printer using the TCP/ IP address or host name and choose next. Then, choose Auto detect from the device type list. Input your IP address in the text box and choose next. You can also easily locate the IP address by using the wireless network test report or by using the Network configuration page. If your printer has display, then you can get your IP address from the wireless icon of the printer’s control panel.  Then, wait until your computer gets connected to the printer and choose next to install the printer driver.

 USB connection

Search for devices in windows search, select devices and printers from the result. Choose Add a printer, select Add a local printer. Choose use an existing port USB001 and select next, choose windows update and wait for the printer driver update. Then, choose HP, Hewlett- Packard in the manufacturer pane and select your printer’s name in the printers pane. Choose next and stick on to the onscreen instructions to complete HP DeskJet 2131 Printer Driver for Windows Vista Installation process.