Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (formerly Compaq)
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 12.5MB
Operating System: Linux, Mac OS 8, Mac OS 9, MS-DOS, Windows 2000, Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT 3.51, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Vista (64-bit), Windows XP, Windows XP x64, OS/2
Latest Version / Release Date: 61.071.661.41 / 31 May, 2007
The HP Color LaserJet 8550 PS is a multifunction PostScript printer which. It allows the user to implement superb quality reproduction for both textual and image contents. The correct installation of the driver allows the computer user to change the default language used by the application. The chosen application may not necessarily be the same as the primary language set for the machine via the operating system. Another advantage gained by installing the driver for the HP Color LaserJet 8550 PS is the ability to modify the settings. This will provide solutions for the accurate printing of image files in terms of color, tone and clarity. The device driver likewise allows for the use of color palette samples in order to customize the output for colored printing. The driver also makes it possible to download additional fonts for certain operating system platforms.
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
Although the HP Color LaserJet 8550 PS may be easily detected by the underlying operating system, using the associated driver delivers the support for the printing of multiple pages on a single side of a paper. It is also possible to change the default language used by the device for its control panel. The HP Color LaserJet 8550 PS likewise has the capability of modifying either the darkness or lightness of the printed copy, depending on the preference of the computer user. The device driver also allows access to the Powersave option of the device. This option allows for defining certain values associated with the maximum time that the feature can be used. Pantone colors are also made available to the different applications that tap the power of the HP Color LaserJet 8550 PS device. Support for basic PCL commands is also present. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and HP Color LaserJet 8550 PS errors before installing any driver updates.