Manufacturer: Hewlett Packard
Caution Level: Safe
Operating System: Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 126.96.36.199 / 01 Apr 2004
The HP PSC 2400 Series is an all-in-one series printer, scanner, flatbed fax and copiers, making this machine an all-round performing device. The device can print black texts in laser-quality as well as excellent color photos, reaching up to optional 6-ink color or 4800-optimized dpi. One can be able to print and view photographs without the need for a computer by using the color LCD, slots for the memory card and HP photo proof sheet. The printer allows users to enjoy the quick color faxing, again not needing a PC but using a fax modem at 33.6 Kbps plus multiple speed dials. The printer has got all this and the addition of print speeds, being recorded at 21 pages in a minute for the black prints laser-quality, and up to 15 ppm for color prints. The prints from this printer are made possible due to the product software and also the device driver.
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
The driver that is used for this device is the latest driver from HP for these latest types of All-in One printers. The version 188.8.131.52 is the driver that is used by the HP PSC 2400 Series of printers. This version needs to be in its updated form so that the printer may be able to work to its full potential. A faulty or outdated driver will be detrimental to the device as it will make the device not to undertake its normal drivers. Outdated drivers may also cause harm to the other drivers installed in the system, used for other devices. It is essential that the driver be updated frequently, more so every week or at least after every month. Make a backup of the driver before installation of the update, so that in case of problems, it can be rolled back to be used in the mean time. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and HP PSC 2400 Series errors before installing any driver updates.