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HP Deskjet F4280 All-in-One Printer
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I got a huge steal on this deskjet! Purchases for $16 brand new, excellent condition, open box with only the power adapter sold with it. NO MICRO USB CABLE SOLD WITH PRODUCT.

 

When I plug in the printer, all lights are green/yellow. Ink cartridges are brand new and full. Bars to the top on estimated ink level.

No manual, booklet or setup/user guide was sold with. I downloaded from the website today.

 

I have a DELL laptop. 2024. updated window operating system with plenty of RAM and storage. 

There are no flashing lights on the product.

 

Do I need to long press particular buttons to turn on the bluetooth or wirelesss conect setting?

 

I have bluetooth on laptop and I have WIFI at home.

 

Any suggestions tools or tips would be appreciated.

 

HELP. I need to print right away for a business matter. 

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Accepted Solutions
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Apologies for jumping in unannounced.

 

@jackofallisis 

 

This is an older printer --

There are no longer HP full drivers for it.

 

Fortunately, if you can get the mechanics in order,

the printer still supports the Windows Print Drivers -

If the installation works, basic print drivers will get you basic print function.

 

Details...

 

Old driver is Gone

 

We see occasional questions about printers for which full driver software installation packages are no longer listed for current (or older) versions of Windows.

 

The full driver printer software for this printer is no longer listed as available from HP.

 

When available for the printer and a supported version of Windows, install the Windows Built-in print drivers.

 

When installed, the Windows print driver provides basic print function.

 

Reference and Download

 HP Printers - Installing and Using the Windows Built-in Print Driver

Scan? See Section FAQ > How do I use the printer functions with the built-in driver?

 

Scan your documents and photos:

Complete your scan jobs with a Windows app that works with the built-in driver.

 

Examples

 

Windows Fax and Scan: In Windows, search for and open Windows Fax and Scan. Click New Scan, and then select your printer.

Windows Paint: In Windows, search for and open Paint. Click FileFrom scanner or camera.

Windows Scan app: In Windows, search for and open the Windows Scan app. If it is not listed, go to Windows  Scan (in English) to install it.

 

Troubleshooting for installing the Built-in Print Driver

 HP printers - Windows built-in driver fails to install

 

Video – Using built-in drivers – fix missing print settings

 How to fix missing advanced print settings in Windows 11

 

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References / Resources

 

HP Printer Home Page - References and Resources

Learn about your Printer - Solve Problems

“Things that are your printer”

When the website support page opens, Select (as available) a Category > Topic > Subtopic

NOTE: Content depends on device type and Operating System

Categories: Alerts, Troubleshooting, Ink & Paper, HP Software / Drivers / Firmware Updates , Setup & User Guides, Product Specifications, Account & Registration, Warranty & Repair

Open 

 Product Home - Printers

 Enter the device type and model name of your HP product

OR

 Select a saved product from HP Account Dashboard

OR

HP Deskjet F4280 All-in-One Printer  

 

Thank you for participating in the HP Community --

People who own, use, and support HP devices.

 

 

Dragon-Fur

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Go to support.hp.com and download the user guide for the printer which should help you get up and running.

If you find the information provided useful or solves your problems, help other users find the solution easier by giving kudos and marking my post as an accepted solution.
I am a volunteer, offering my knowledge to support fellow users, I do not work for HP nor speak for HP.



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Thanks so much. 

Below is the product information for the printer I have. Hope it can help anyone else and myself with any tips. 

I downloaded the user guide already the other day. I still cant get it.

Sidenote. I have installed and setup many printers in my time, just never one without a URL download for the setup or included disc.

 

I am going to go through the user guide again in hopes I did miss a step or something.

 

Thanks. 

HP Recommended

Apologies for jumping in unannounced.

 

@jackofallisis 

 

This is an older printer --

There are no longer HP full drivers for it.

 

Fortunately, if you can get the mechanics in order,

the printer still supports the Windows Print Drivers -

If the installation works, basic print drivers will get you basic print function.

 

Details...

 

Old driver is Gone

 

We see occasional questions about printers for which full driver software installation packages are no longer listed for current (or older) versions of Windows.

 

The full driver printer software for this printer is no longer listed as available from HP.

 

When available for the printer and a supported version of Windows, install the Windows Built-in print drivers.

 

When installed, the Windows print driver provides basic print function.

 

Reference and Download

 HP Printers - Installing and Using the Windows Built-in Print Driver

Scan? See Section FAQ > How do I use the printer functions with the built-in driver?

 

Scan your documents and photos:

Complete your scan jobs with a Windows app that works with the built-in driver.

 

Examples

 

Windows Fax and Scan: In Windows, search for and open Windows Fax and Scan. Click New Scan, and then select your printer.

Windows Paint: In Windows, search for and open Paint. Click FileFrom scanner or camera.

Windows Scan app: In Windows, search for and open the Windows Scan app. If it is not listed, go to Windows  Scan (in English) to install it.

 

Troubleshooting for installing the Built-in Print Driver

 HP printers - Windows built-in driver fails to install

 

Video – Using built-in drivers – fix missing print settings

 How to fix missing advanced print settings in Windows 11

 

----  ----   ----   ----   ----   ----   ----   ----   ----

 

=--=--=--=--=--=--=--=--=--=--=--=--=--=--=--=--=--=

 

References / Resources

 

HP Printer Home Page - References and Resources

Learn about your Printer - Solve Problems

“Things that are your printer”

When the website support page opens, Select (as available) a Category > Topic > Subtopic

NOTE: Content depends on device type and Operating System

Categories: Alerts, Troubleshooting, Ink & Paper, HP Software / Drivers / Firmware Updates , Setup & User Guides, Product Specifications, Account & Registration, Warranty & Repair

Open 

 Product Home - Printers

 Enter the device type and model name of your HP product

OR

 Select a saved product from HP Account Dashboard

OR

HP Deskjet F4280 All-in-One Printer  

 

Thank you for participating in the HP Community --

People who own, use, and support HP devices.

 

 

Dragon-Fur

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