There is a printer from HP that is unknowingly offered in other part of the world i.e. Japan. HP Photosmart C4486 is the printer and it comes with good features even though it is kind of unfortunate that this version is only marketed in japan. Looking at the first glance, this printer really looks like ordinary multifunction printer that we all know too well. The design, however, is like old printer with sharp edges instead of rounded one. However, its usability and mechanism are pretty simple to operate making this printer loveable, and that is the first thing that can be expected from this printer.
Moving further into the features, HP Photosmart C4486 is equipped with a bunch of nice futuristic features despite of its appearance. One nice impression given is the presence of display that gives important information about printing task. It is quite helpful because there is no need to check the PC regarding printing job. It makes printing easier and more practical. In addition, there is also a backup ink which is extremely helpful just in case the owners forget to fill it up in critical moments. It definitely puts a great peace of mind while printing.
Those features are actually not quite significant compared to its main features. The first main feature of HP Photosmart C4486 is absolutely printing solution. The ability to print is not surprisingly great compared to similar lineups from HP especially in terms of end result and speed. For its scanning solution, HP is capable in producing 1200 dpi image photographed from the scanner on the upper part of this device. Be it color or monotone documents, they can be scanned without problems using this printer. Lastly, the C4486 is also capable in delivering set of copied documents after scanning them seamlessly.
HP Photosmart C4486 Driver & Software Downloads
|HP Photosmart Full Feature Software and Drivers – Mac OS X v10.3.9/10.4/10.5||9.7.1||183.6 MB||Download|
|Critical Update To Prevent an Unresponsive State – Mac OS X 10.4/10.5||1.2.0||1.6 MB||Download|
|HP Photosmart AiO Full Feature Software and Drivers – Mac OS X v10.6||10.3||139.6 MB||Download|
|Critical HP Print Driver Update to address printing of an extraneous page – Mac OS X v10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9||1.0.0||10.6 MB||Download|
|HP Photosmart C4486/C4424 All-in-One Printer series Full Feature Software and Driver – Windows 8.1/8||14.8.0||178.6 MB||Download|
|HP Update Software Utility – Windows 8.1/8/7/vista/XP (32-bit)||5.005.002.002||2.9 MB||Download|
|HP Printer Install Wizard for Windows (windows 8.1/8/7/vista)||3.2||3.61 MB||Download|
|HP Print and Scan Doctor (windows 8.1/8/7/vista/XP)||4.7||6.74 MB||Download|
|HP Photosmart C4486/C4424 All-in-One Printer series Full Feature Software and Driver – Windows 7||13.1.0||205.1 MB||Download|
|HP Print Software Patch When Upgrading Vista to Windows 7||1.0||1.3 MB||Download|
|Critical Update: Cannot find scanned image or document files after scanning completes – Windows 7/vista/XP (32-bit)||3.0||28.5 MB||Download|
|HP Photosmart C4486 All-in-One Full Feature Software and Drivers – Windows vista/XP||10.0.1||146.8 MB||Download|
|HP Photosmart C4486 All-in-One Basic Driver – Windows vista||11.0.1||41.7 MB||Download|
|Critical Update To Prevent an Unresponsive State (Firmware) – Windows vista/XP||1.0||0.7 MB||Download|
|Critical Update to Enhance Reliability of Network and USB Connectivity and Improve System Responsiveness While Printing – Windows vista/XP||2.0||25.3 MB||Download|
|Critical Update to Correct a PC to Printer Communication Issue – Windows vista/XP (32-bit)||1.0||1.6 MB||Download|
|Critical Update for HP Photosmart Essential – Windows vista/XP||4.0||0.5 MB||Download|
|Solution Center Update – Windows vista/XP (32-bit)||13.0||44.6 MB||Download|
|Critical Update to Correct a PC to Printer Communication Issue – Windows XP (64-bit)||1.0||1.6 MB||Download|
|Critical Update: Cannot find scanned image or document files after scanning completes – Windows XP (64-bit)||3.0||28.5 MB||Download|
HP Photosmart C4486 Driver & Software Installations
Method 1: How to Install the HP Photosmart C4486 Driver with Free Download
In this case, we are going to install HP Photosmart C4486 without CD (Automatic Wizard)
What you need:
- You are required to have a driver setup or the software file of HP Photosmart C4486. For the file of the driver setup, you simply click the link above for the download.
- You also obliged to have the USB cable as the connector from the printer to the computer that you will get from the printer package.
Next, follow the instruction on how to install HP Photosmart C4486 printer with the Setup File.
- First, of course you need to turn on the computer as well as the HP Photosmart C4486 as well.
- Still try not to connect the HP Photosmart C4486 printer USB cable first before it is suggested.
- Download the driver setup of HP Photosmart C4486 and install it in your computer by following all of the instruction for the installation progress.
- Then connect the USB cable of HP Photosmart C4486 when the installation of the driver setup is already finished. In this case, the wizard will analyze when the USB cable has already connected. When the USB cable of HP Photosmart C4486 already detected in the computer, it will go to further instructions.
- Follow the wizard instructions to finish the installation process.
- When it is finished, the HP Photosmart C4486 printer can be used for the printing process.
Method 2: How to Install HP Photosmart C4486 Drivers Manually
When you choose this method, you need the help of “Add a printer” option from the Windows inbuilt feature.
What you need:
- You are obliged to have the Software/Driver Setup file of HP Photosmart C4486. You can try to download it from the links provided.
- You also require the USB cable of HP Photosmart C4486 printer.
How to install:
- The first step, turn on all of your devices in this case are the computer and the HP Photosmart C3175 printer.
- Connect the USB cable of HP Photosmart C4486 from the printer to the computer.
- Next, extract HP Photosmart C4486 setup file and also their extracted location (it will be commonly found in TEMP folder)
- Click Start à Control Panel à View Devices & Printer (for Windows 7 and Vista OS). For XP OS, you can click on “Fax & Printers.
- Click on “Add a printer.”
- When it has been ready and adjusted for the drivers location, give it the path where you extracted the setup file.
- Follow all of the wizard instructions to finish the installation.
- When you have done, you can use the HP Photosmart C4486 printer is ready to be used in your computer.
Method 3: HP Photosmart C4486 Driver Free Download Installations
How to install HP Photosmart C4486 Printer with software CD (Automatic Wizard)
What you need:
- You require CD/DVD drive installed on your personal computer.
- A Software/Driver CD Disk of HP Photosmart C4486 that included with the printer package is needed.
- USB Cable as the connector of the printer and computer that included in the printer package.
Follow these instructions for the further installation process of HP Photosmart C4486 printer with CD Drive.
- First of all, do not forget to turn on your computer and also the HP Photosmart C4486 printer.
- Do not plug in the USB cable of HP Photosmart C4486 printer until needed.
- Insert HP Photosmart C4486 CD disk to the CD/DVD drive on your personal computer and follow the setup wizard from the CD. Follow all of the instructions for the installation.
- Connect the USB Cable of HP Photosmart C4486 printer to the computer when the setup wizard asks you to plug in the USB Cable.
- Wait until the USB cable HP Photosmart C4486 is detected and follow the wizard instructions for the further process of the installation.
- When it is done, you will find out the HP Photosmart C4486 printer is ready to use.