Embedded web server
The Toolbox provides maintenance information about the printer.
NOTE: The Toolbox can be installed from the HP Software CD if the computer meets the system
requirements. System requirements can be found in the Readme file, which is available on the HP
printer software CD provided with your printer.
To open the Toolbox
Depending on your operating system, do one of the following:
Windows 8.1: Click the down arrow in lower left corner of the Start screen, and then select
the printer name.
Windows 8: Right-click an empty area on the Start screen, click All Apps on the app bar,
and then select the printer name.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP: From the computer desktop, click Start,
select All Programs, click HP, click the folder for the printer, and then select the icon with
the printer's name.
Click Print, Scan & Fax.
Click Maintain Your Printer.
HP Utility (OS X)
HP Utility contains tools to configure print settings, calibrate the printer, order supplies online, and find
website support information.
NOTE: The features available in HP Utility vary depending on the selected printer.
Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive
a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement cartridge available to avoid possible
printing delays. You do not need to replace cartridges until the print quality becomes unacceptable.
Double-click HP Utility in the Hewlett-Packard folder in the Applications folder at the top level of the
Embedded web server
When the printer is connected to a network, you can use the printer's embedded web server (EWS) to
view status information, change settings, and manage it from your computer.
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NOTE: To view or change some settings, you might need a password.
NOTE: You can open and use the embedded web server without being connected to the Internet.
However, some features are not available.