General installation for Windows 98, Me,
NT 4.0, 2000, and XP
General installation instructions are similar for the Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT 4.0,
Windows 2000, and Windows XP operating systems.
If the HP Color LaserJet 4650 is connected through a file or print server, the printing-system
software must first be installed on the server before being installed on any client systems. If the
HP LaserJet printing-system software is not first installed on the server, then bidirectional
communication, some driver autoconfiguration methods, and the HP Toolbox are not available to
the client systems.
For Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, and Windows XP, administrator rights on the system are
necessary to install the software.
When the HP Color LaserJet 4650 printing-system installer runs, the HP LaserJet uninstaller is
always added to the system.
Installing from the printing-system CD
Follow these instructions to install the HP Color LaserJet 4650 printing system from the CD that
came with your product.
Close all programs that are open on your computer.
Insert the CD in the CD-ROM drive.
If your CD does not start automatically, click Start, click Run, and then browse to and double-
click the SETUP.EXE file in the root directory of the CD.
Click Install Printer and follow the onscreen prompts.
Installing from a network or from downloaded files
Follow these instructions if you downloaded the files from the Web, or if you are installing the
printing system files from a network. You might need to see your network administrator for the
location of the printing-system software file.
Browse to the location of the SETUP.EXE file.
Double-click the SETUP.EXE file.
Click Install Printer and continue to follow the instructions until the printer is installed. For
detailed installation instructions, see Detailed Windows installation .
Detailed Windows installation
This section provides information about the installation dialog box sequence for installing the
HP Color LaserJet 4650 printing-system software in Microsoft Windows environments. You can
choose to install the software by using either a typical installation or a custom installation.
General installation for Windows 98, Me, NT 4.0, 2000, and XP