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the ink cartridght is included ir not
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can printer be setup to use with cord at base computer and also used at the same time as wireless from I phone?
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Does anyone else buy these printers and trash them when they are out of ink?
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Will it print when only black ink is refilled (with both cartridges inserted)?
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the ink cartridght is included ir not
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HP Deskjet 2512 All-in-One Printer

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HP Deskjet 2512 All-in-One Printer

Print, scan and copy everyday documents with the compact and affordable HP Deskjet All-in-One Printer 2512. This HP Deskjet Printer provides great results from original HP inks, dependable performance, easy setup and operation, and can help you save energy and conserve resources.
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Questions & Answers for Hewlett Packard HP Deskjet 2512 All-in-One Printer

Question

can you use this with a laptop?

Laptop is a Compaq Notebook PC
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
JPOLLOCK5
on HP Deskjet 2512 All-in-One Printer
10 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes. I have mine connected to a lap top. It is a USB connection.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
SushiDog
answer 2
yes
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
rmb1701a
answer 3
Yes you can use this with any laptop, with or without the wireless router.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
PitChief
answer 4
of course.

you might have to go online to the Compaq or HP website and retrieve
a driver for the 2512.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
goNorthHarry
 - Oregon
answer 5
I use my printer with my laptop, it is a HP and it works very well. No problems installing it.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
2BLESSED2
 - Wilson, NC
answer 6
Yes. i use my laptop for it.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
AlesiaN
answer 7
yes
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
mmlmarl
 - Winton, NC
answer 8
yes
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
pookydale
 - owensboro,ky
answer 9
No. It does not interface with laptops. Not that that matters. Both of the units I purchased 3 months ago have failed and no longer will interact with ANY computer although I can still copy pages on it using it as a regular, non-computer connected, copier. I strongly advise you NOT to buy this unit.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
searcher323
 - Butte County, California
answer 10
My laptop is an Asus and I have not had any problems with setup.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
TxAggie77
 - Houston, Tx
Question

Does this printer make alot of noise before it prints?

I have an hp printer now and as it gets ready to print it pops and makes all kinds of noise as it warms up. In other words you have to shut the door if someone is sleeping
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on HP Deskjet 2512 All-in-One Printer
8 answers
Answers
answer 1
No.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
SushiDog
answer 2
not really
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
rmb1701a
answer 3
its surprisingly quiet for a low cost printer
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
goNorthHarry
 - Oregon
answer 4
NO, is runs smoothly, very little noise
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
2BLESSED2
 - Wilson, NC
answer 5
not much
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
mom231
 - Plano, tx
answer 6
the one i have is very quiet
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
pookydale
 - owensboro,ky
answer 7
This unit does NOT make noise as it is warming up. It seems available all the time and responds to print requests right away. BUT it does make noise while actually printing and would not work in a situation where you need to consider sleepers nearby--such as in a joint dorm room. The bigger problem is that these units are seriously defective. I both TWO of these units 3 months ago and both have already stopped working. You also can't use any form of discount in cartrages in them. This unit will ONLY operate using original HP 61 cartrages and those only make less than 100 copies each so ink is just NUTTY EXPENSIVE with these units. If you want your printer to last longer than three months---don't buy this product.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
searcher323
 - Butte County, California
answer 8
yes, it does make noises when it is first turned on, and yes, you would have to close the door, but I think it is worth it.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
TxAggie77
 - Houston, Tx
Question

i currently have an HP 2050 and am considering buying the 2512. I found one at Walmart, but was concerned that the USB cord is not included.

Do I need a USB cord?
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
karen
on HP Deskjet 2512 All-in-One Printer
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes you need to buy the USB cord. At first when I set the printer up using the CD installation, it told me that I had the option to skip the cord and just install the printer program onto my laptop. But then I was like.... ok.... where's the USB cord then?!?! Then I double checked the box that came along with to see if I would need to buy the cord and on the box, it BOLDLY stated that I do need to have my own USB cord.

I bought my print USB cord at Walmart for $15 by the electronic section.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
FirstTimePrinterBuyer
answer 2
you can use the USB cord that you already have
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
minnie09
answer 3
yes! You need USB cable, just got to yuou local "99 cent only store and pick one up.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
JavChav15
answer 4
Yes, but if you already have one with the 2050, you should be able to use that. Unless, of course, you still need it for the 2050 as a 2nd printer. They don't cost much, though. You should be able to pick one up at Walmart for just a couple of bucks.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
SheCat852
answer 5
YES
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
HTF3
answer 6
You have to have a USB cable. One does not come in the box. Keep your old one and see if it will fit. No reason to purchase another one unless you can't use your current one.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Hospitalitylady
Question

Does this printer work with Windows 8?

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
BigRed
on HP Deskjet 2512 All-in-One Printer
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes it does well, it can use special paper for prints or graphs
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
SpunkyAZ
answer 2
Yes! As long as you install the CD installation. It should take you step by step on how to set it up on your computer.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
FirstTimePrinterBuyer
answer 3
I believe after you install your drivers from the disk (you cna choose internet instead of from the disk), ther is an update on the HP website for windows 8
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
JavChav15
answer 4
When I was considering this printer our server uses Windows 8. I went to HP's website and there was a download available. It's not software that is on the CD. Since I hooked the printer up locally, ultimately it wasn't an issue for me. Check out the website below. Just did a google search on HP 2512 drivers. The drivers do seem to be available for this 2500 series printer.

http://www8.hp.com/us/en/support-drivers.html
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Leonard434
answer 5
Yes i have windows 8 and it works just fine.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
texasmom7164
Question

Does this printer work with Windows XP?

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Sport
on HP Deskjet 2512 All-in-One Printer
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
I HAVE WINDOWS VISTA AND IT WORKS SO IT SHOULD WORK ON XP TRY IT AND SEE.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
78522
answer 2
yes, thats what I use!
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
JavChav15
answer 3
Yes, this HP printer works with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
ParadiseFit
answer 4
Yes it does. I have Windows XP on my computer & it works perfectly with it.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
SheCat852
answer 5
yes it does on mine
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
pns54
Question

Is this printer easy to set up and connect to your network with it's wireless feature?

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Dani0383
on HP Deskjet 2512 All-in-One Printer
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Though this is not a wireless printer, you MAY be able to access it wirelessly if one other computer is in the wireless network, and wired to the printer. Microsoft likes to brag that every component using any OS since XP can "easily" access the printer through a wireless system. I spent much of a day trying to find the right string of commands that would allow my Vista laptop to print through an XP computer, via the wireless router. And... I DID IT! For about an hour. Then I shut the system down for the day, and have not been able to print from my laptop since, unless I connect directly to the printer. But your mileage may vary.
answered 1 year ago
By
NormfromGA
answer 2
It's not wireless but hard wired. Easy to setup and print from the internet though.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
begin56
answer 3
not wireless
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
Qbunny1205
answer 4
Personally, I had to have help, as I know nothing about connecting this kind of machine!
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Nancy928
answer 5
IT HOOKED UP TO MY
DELL WITH NO PROBLEMS
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Schatze
Question

Is this printer wireless?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on HP Deskjet 2512 All-in-One Printer
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes it is wireless but you must have a wireless router. If your computer is directly connected to your cable company and you are not using a wireless router you will need to connect the printer to your computer for printing functions. Copier works with or without the computer.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
PitChief
answer 2
No
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
goNorthHarry
 - Oregon
answer 3
NO
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
2BLESSED2
 - Wilson, NC
answer 4
No
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
mmlmarl
 - Winton, NC
answer 5
not that im aware of
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
pookydale
 - owensboro,ky
Question

HP Deskjet 2512 All-in-One Printer

DO you need to have both black and color cartridges to print or can you only have black cartridges???
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
foolio
on HP Deskjet 2512 All-in-One Printer
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
YOU NEED BOTH.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
78522
answer 2
it comes with both color and ink. But usually you'll get a message that says you only have a black ink cartridge installed, therefore it will only print in cues of black.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
JavChav15
answer 3
You need both.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
SheCat852
answer 4
black and color
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
overtime056
Question

I need instructions on installing the new printer to my Dell computer.

asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Bea
on HP Deskjet 2512 All-in-One Printer
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
MY WINDOWS VISTA INSTALLED IT WITH NO PROBLEMS.TRY IT AND SEE.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
78522
answer 2
be sure to get the printer cable which is not included in the printer box. Walmart has them.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
SpunkyAZ
answer 3
You should of received a install CD disk. All you really had to do was pop in the CD and then it should take you step by step. There was also a small pamphlet that it should of came with.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
FirstTimePrinterBuyer
answer 4
Only insert the CD and follow instructions
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
agwalbuyer
Question

Is this printer compatable with 64 bit computer

is this printer compatable with 64 bit
asked 1 year, 6 months ago
By
lin463
on HP Deskjet 2512 All-in-One Printer
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
YES,MY VISTA IS A 64 BIT.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
78522
answer 2
yes,my computer is 64 bit and it works with it
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
yvonne822
answer 3
My computer is a 64 bit and I have yet to have any problems!
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
philfuud
answer 4
yes, I have 64 bit pc.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
luvscrbbl
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