HP Officejet Pro 8500 - Direct connection

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Direct connection

You can connect the device directly to your computer using a USB cable.

NOTE: If you install the device software and connect the device to a computer
running Windows, you can connect additional devices to the same computer with
USB cables without reinstalling the device software.

When setting up the device, HP recommends that you connect the device only when
prompted by the software. However, if you have connected the cable first, see

Connect the device before installing the software


Chapter 10



Configure and manage

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This section contains the following topics:

Install the software before connecting the device (recommended)

Connect the device before installing the software

Share the device on a locally shared network