09-06-2012 03:50 PM
I recently purchased an HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus All-in-One when my system was running on Windows 7. After upgrading to Windows 8 (Pre-release), I was no longer able to scan to my PC with the HP Scan function. After my installation disc stopped reinstallation of the drivers due to an incompatible OS version, I took to HP's site. I then browsed HP's support site to download the latest drivers and was shocked to see that they don't support Windows 8 (for this model at least). I understand this is pre-release version of Windows, however, this new Windows version is set to be released in less than two months. I seriously hope I have overlooked or missed something. I still hold HP as an innovative company...I'm sure they've found a way to make their printers compatible with Windows 8. If anyone can point me to a link to download drivers for this printer for Windows 8, I would really appreciate it. Thank you.
09-06-2012 04:56 PM
I contacted HP Support via chat and according the the tech I chatted with HP is 'currently working on it' and 'software for windows 8 is currently not available right now'. No alternate solutions were offered by the tech.
02-05-2013 02:31 PM
This should not be an issue anymore as HP has produced drivers for the Officejet Pro 8600 Plus for Windows 8. This thread was from the time when Microsoft had the Pre-Release out and not a full OS version. HP has since produced a full feature driver for the complete OS released by Microsoft.
If anyone needs the drivers for this printer on Windows 8, then click here
02-06-2013 11:58 AM
@ puttali - How are you trying to install the Officejet Pro 8600 Plus? (usb, ethernet, or wireless)
Do you get any errors when trying to install the printer? If you are installing USB, did you make sure to run the install file and plug in the USB cable when it asks?
09-26-2013 11:17 AM
I recently bought a an HP 700-027c PC and the CD for my HP Office Pro 8600 printer does not work. Please send me the upgrade so I can use my printer. I can not afford to by a new printer for my office at this time.
Please help me. Thx. erick
09-26-2013 11:37 AM
I will be able to direct you to the download for the most up to date drivers for your HP Officejet Pro 8600.
Which operating system is running on your new HP computer? Click here to find out the operating system of your computer.
I need the "Product Number" from your printer as well. If you're not sure how to retrieve this number, please watch the video from the following webpage: http://goo.gl/e9s7tu
- HP Printers - Installing Your Printer Driver Using the Windows Built-in Solution
- Download and Install Your Windows HP Printer Driver and Software for a USB Cable Connection
- HP Printers - Installing a Mac Printer Driver Using Apple Software Update
- HP Printers - Download and Install a Mac HP Printer Driver and Software
- Setting up the All-in-One (Hardware)