Manufacturer: Hewlett Packard
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 10.4 MB
Operating System: All versions of Windows
Latest Version / Release Date: 126.96.36.199 / 07 Dec 2003
Deskjet 3820 is an effective printer manufactured by Hewlett Packard. The printer's package works with all versions of the Windows operating system as shown above. To augment functionality, the driver for the Deskjet 3820 printer is designed in manner such that it can be used with any computer that has direct connection to the printer. This is facilitated by use of a parallel port cable or a universal serial bus cable. Hewlett Packard's instruction regarding use of the Deskjet 3820 printer is that the universal serial bus connection or parallel port connection must be disconnected before the driver program is installed. This condition must be observed in order to ensure that the driver functions as required and improves the efficiency of the printer. Failure to adhere to the condition may cause system registry errors, resulting in malfunction of the printer.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
This section details the procedure for downloading and installing the Deskjet 3820 printer driver. Downloading of the drivers involves visiting the download site as guided by the URL indicated on top of this page. The driver is downloaded in a zipped format and stored onto the computer but has to be unzipped before it is installed. Unlike many devices, which must be connected to the computer before their driver programs are installed, the Deskjet 3820 printer must first be disconnected. To install the driver program, the computer user right clicks the My Computer icon on the desktop and then selects Properties. Under Properties, the user goes to the Hardware tab from which the Device Manager tab can be accessed. From the printer category, the user is able to begin the installation using the Next tab and complete the process by clicking Finish. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Deskjet 3820 errors before installing any driver updates.