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HP LaserJet Pro CP1525nw Color Printer support

Using HP ToolboxFX

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The HP ToolboxFX is program you can use to complete the following tasks:
  • Check the product status.
  • Configure the product settings.
  • View troubleshooting information.
You can view the HP ToolboxFX program when the product is directly connected to your computer or is connected to the network. You must perform a recommended software installation to use the HP ToolboxFX program.
NOTE:The HP ToolboxFX program is not supported for Windows Server 2003, Server 2008, Vista Starter, or Mac operating systems.You do not have to have Internet access to open and use the HP ToolboxFX program.

View the HP ToolboxFX

Open the HP ToolboxFX program in one of these ways:
  • In the Windows system tray, double-click the HP ToolboxFX icon ( ).
  • On the Windows Start menu, click Programs (or All Programs in Windows XP and Vista), click HP , click the name of this product, and then click the HP ToolboxFX item.
The HP ToolboxFX program contains the following folders:
  • Status
  • Help
  • System settings
  • Print settings
  • Network Settings

HP ToolboxFX sections

Status

The Status folder contains links to the following main pages:
  • Device status . This page indicates product conditions such as a jam or an empty tray. After you correct a problem, click Refresh status to update the product status.
  • Supplies status . View details such as the estimated percent of life remaining in the print cartridge and the number of pages printed with the current print cartridge. This page also has links for ordering supplies and for finding recycling information.
  • Device configuration . View a detailed description of the current product configuration, including the amount of memory installed and whether optional trays are installed.
  • Network summary . View a detailed description of the current network configuration, including the IP address and network status.
  • Reports . Print the Configuration page and other information pages, such as the Supplies status page.
  • Color usage job log . View color usage information for the product.

Event log

The event log is a table where the product events are logged for your reference. The log contains codes that correspond to the error messages that appear on the product control panel display. The number in the Page Count column specifies the total number of pages that the product had printed when the error occurred.

Help

The Help folder contains links to the following main pages:
  • Color Printing Tools . Open Microsoft Office Basic Colors or the full palette of color with associated RGB values.

System Settings

The System Settings folder contains links to the following main pages:
  • Device Information . View information such as the product description and a contact person.
  • Paper Setup . Configure trays or change the product paper-handling settings, such as default paper size and default paper type.
  • Print Quality . Change the print-quality settings.
  • Print Density . Change the print-density settings, such as contrast, highlights, midtones, and shadows.
  • Paper Types . Change the mode settings for each paper type, such as letterhead, prepunched, or glossy paper.
  • System Setup . Change the system settings, such as jam recovery and auto continue. Change the Cartridge low threshold setting, which sets the toner level that causes a low toner alert.
  • Save/Restore Settings . Save the current settings for the product to a file on your computer. Use this file to load the same settings onto another product or to restore these settings to this product at a later time.
  • Product security . Set a password to protect the device settings. After a password is set, users are prompted to enter the password before being allowed to change device settings. This password is the same as the embedded Web server password.

Device Information

The Device Information page stores data about your product for future reference. The information that you type in the fields on this page displays on the Configuration page. You can type any character in each of these fields.
NOTE:You must click Apply before your changes take effect.

Paper Setup

Use these options to configure your default product settings. These are the same options that are available on the control panel menus.
The following options are available for handling print jobs when the product is out of paper.
  • Select the Wait forever option to make the product wait until you load the correct paper and press the OK button. This is the default setting.
  • Select the Cancel option to automatically cancel the print job after a specified delay..
  • Select the Override option to print on a different size or type after a specified delay.
If you select either the Override or Cancel options, specify the number of seconds to delay. Press the Right arrow button to increase the time, up to 3600 seconds. Press the Left arrow button to decrease the time.
The Paper out time field specifies how long the product waits before acting on your selections. You can specify from 0 to 3600 seconds.
NOTE:You must click Apply before your changes take effect.

Print Quality

Use these options to improve the appearance of your print jobs. These are the same options that are available on the control panel menus.
Color Calibration
  • Power On Calibration . Specify whether the product should calibrate when you turn it on.
  • Calibration Timing . Specify how frequently the product should calibrate.
  • Calibrate Now . Set the product to calibrate immediately.
NOTE:You must click Apply before your changes take effect.

Print Density

Use these settings to make fine adjustments in the amount of each color of toner that is used for your printed documents.
  • Contrasts . Contrast is the range of difference between light (highlight) and dark (shadow) colors. To increase the overall range between light and dark colors, increase the Contrasts setting.
  • Highlights . Highlights are colors that are nearly white. To darken highlight colors, increase the Highlights setting. This adjustment does not affect midtone or shadow colors.
  • Midtones . Midtones are colors that are halfway between white and solid density. To darken midtone colors, increase the Midtones setting. This adjustment does not affect highlight or shadow colors.
  • Shadows . Shadows are colors that are nearly solid density. To darken shadow colors, increase the Shadows setting. This adjustment does not affect highlight or midtone colors.

Paper Types

Use these options to configure print modes that correspond to the various media types. To reset all modes to factory default settings, select Restore modes .
NOTE:You must click Apply before your changes take effect.

System Setup

Use these system settings to configure miscellaneous print settings. These settings are not available on the control panel.
NOTE:You must click Apply before your changes take effect.

Print Settings

The HP ToolboxFX Print Settings tab contains links to the following main pages:
  • Printing . Change the default product print settings, such as number of copies and paper orientation.
  • PCL5c . View and change the PCL5c settings.
  • PostScript . View and change the PS settings.

Printing

Use these options to configure the settings for all print functions. These are the same options that are available on the control panel.
NOTE:You must click Apply before your changes take effect.

PCL5c

Use these options to configure the settings when you are using the PCL print personality.
NOTE:You must click Apply before your changes take effect.

PostScript

Use this option when you are using the PostScript print personality. When the Print PostScript error option is turned on, the PostScript error page automatically prints when PostScript errors occur.
NOTE:You must click Apply before your changes take effect.

Network Settings

The network administrator can use this tab to control the network-related settings for the product when it is connected to an IP-based network.
NOTE:You cannot configure wireless network settings by using HP ToolboxFX.

Shop for Supplies

This button, at the top of each page, links to a Web site where you can order replacement supplies. You must have Internet access to use this feature.

Other Links

This section contains links that connect you to the Internet. You must have Internet access to use any of these links. If you use a dial-up connection and did not connect when you first opened the HP ToolboxFX program, you must connect before you can visit these Web sites. Connecting might require that you close the HP ToolboxFX program and reopen it.
  • HP Instant Support . Connects to the HP Instant Support Web site.
  • Support and Troubleshooting . Connects to the support site for the product where you can search for help with a specific problem.
  • Product Registration . Connects to the HP product registration Web site.
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