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The product comes with software that allows the computer to communicate with the product (by using
a printer language). This software is called a printer driver. Printer drivers provide access to product
features, such as printing on custom-sized paper, resizing documents, and inserting watermarks.
Supported printer drivers
, contact the manufacturer or distributor of the
program that you are using, and request a driver for the product.
The most recent drivers are available at
Depending on the configuration of Windows-based computers, the installation program for the
product software automatically checks the computer for Internet access in order to obtain the
For Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003, the HP Color LaserJet
CP4005 Series printers include a monochrome PCL 6 driver that can be installed for users who
will be printing only black-and-white print jobs.
PCL 6 printer
PCL 5 printer
PS printer driver
Windows Server 2003
Mac OS X v10.2, v10.3, and v10.4.
Not all product features are available from all drivers or operating systems. See the context-sensitive help in the printer driver
for available features.
For Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003, the HP Color LaserJet CP4005 Series printers include a
monochrome PCL 6 driver that can be installed for users who print only black-and-white print jobs.
PostScript (PS) Printer Description files (PPDs)
The Linux drivers are not included on the CD-ROM, but are available from the Internet.
You can obtain Model Scripts for Linux by downloading them from the Internet or by requesting them
from an HP-authorized service or support provider. For Linux support go to
Chapter 1 Printer basics