HP Deskjet 6940 Driver Installation

    HP always provides necessary printer drivers and softwares package in an installation CD/ DVD along with your printer. You can download and install the necessary drivers and softwares for your 123 hp deskjet 6940 printer by installing it in your computer. By this you can do all your print jobs from your computer in which you have installed this printer driver and software. You can download and install the drivers and softwares for your 123 hp deskjet 6940 printer from the browser by following simple steps.

    123 HP Deskjet 6940 driver install for windows:

    • Power on your hp deskjet 6940 printer.
    • In your windows computer, go to support.hp.com.
    • Then, download the necessary driver installation file.
    • Open the file and click yes or run to continue installation.
    • HP Deskjet 6940 Driver

    • If a 1, 2, 3 connect screen appears, select  2 to connect and then click continue.
    • From the Software Selection Screen, you can customize your software installation by clicking on the customize software selections.
    • Click the checkbox to agree to the terms and click next to begin the software installation.
    • The selected softwares and drivers installs. HP always recommends to installs all the latest softwares and drivers.
    • At the connection screen, select the USB option.
    • When it is prompted, connect the USB cable to the computer and to the printer.
    • The installer detects the hp deskjet 6940 printer and continues installing the software.
    • Follow the on screen instructions to complete installation.
    • With the printer installed HP printer Assistant opens automatically or by double clicking on the printer icon in the windows desktop.
    • The HP printer Assistant allows you to check ink levels, adjust printing options, adjust scanning options and other helpful tools.
    • Now, your hp deskjet 6940 printer is ready to use. For further assistance, click on 123.hp.com/dj6940.

    123 HP Deskjet 6940 driver install for Mac:

    • Turn on your 123 HP Deskjet 6940 printer.
    • Make sure that there is no error messages displayed in the printer’s control panel.
    • Connect it to the Mac OS computer through a wired or wireless network connection ( network connection is must to connect your printer to the computer).
    • In Mac OS computer, you need not install CD to install drivers and softwares.
    • HP printer provides updated softwares and drivers for the printers through apple software update.
    • In your computer, click the Apple menu and click on System Preferences.
    • Then, click Printers and Drivers.
    • At the left side of the printers and scanners window, click the plus sign.
    • In the dropdown menu that appears, click add printer or scanner.
    • Your HP deskjet 6940 printer name will display.
    • Choose Bonjour or bonjour multifunction printer type.
    • Click Use box to use the HP driver.
    • In the dropdown menu, select your printer name and click add.
    • Your Mac computer will get the latest software update for your hp deskjet 6940 printer and install it.
    • Download and install all the softwares and drivers available for your printer.
    • Then, click the Apple menu.
    • Click software update to automatically update the latest softwares and drivers available for your printer from the App store.
    • Click update.
    • Once the software updates are completed, restart the computer.
    • After the installation is completed, make sure that your printer is displayed in the queue.
    • To use the updated software, quit and restart the applications installed before adding your printer.
    • Your printer is ready to use. For further assistance, click on 123.hp.com/dj6940.

    HP Deskjet 6940 Scan Setup

    When the scanner did nothing

    1. Ensure that the original document is loaded properly.
    2. If your Sleep mode is just wearing, then it might take time for the printer to start its job.
    3. Ensure that the HP software you have installed is proper. If not, uninstall the software and visit our site to download the latest software and drivers.

    When the scan takes too long

    If you have set the printer to scan in high resolution, it is entitled to take longer and the result will be a larger file size. The lower the resolution, the lesser the time taken to scan.

    When part of the document did not scan or text is missing

    1. Make sure that the original document is loaded properly. Also, if you have scanned your document from the automatic document feeder, try scanning it for the scanner glass.
    2. Also, keep in mind that colour backgrounds might cause the foreground and background images to blend. So, adjust the scan settings before the scan job begins.
    3. Check if the input paper size is large enough to occupy the original that is being scanned.
    4. Sometimes, the printer is automatically set to perform a specific task. Check the setting and change according to your need.

    When text cannot be edited

    1. Check if OCR has been installed in your HP Officejet Pro printer.
    2. Perform one of the following tasks based on the operating system you use.
      1. Windows 8: Start – – > app bar – – > All apps – – > Printer name – – > Utilities – – > Printer Setup & Software – – > Add more software – – > Customize Software Selection – – > OCR.
      2. Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP: Start – – > All Programs – – > HP – – > printer name – – > Printer Setup & Software – -> Add more software – – > Customize Software Selection – – > OCR.
      3. If you have installed the HP software on your Macintosh, then the OCR software might not be installed. To install it, insert the software CD that came with your printer, and click on the HP installer icon on the printer software.
    3. The document type you have selection should be editable text. It is is classified as graphic, it cannot be converted to text.
    4. Check where the original document is placed. When the document is scanned as an editable text from ADF, the original must placed in the automatic document feeder. If the document is scanned from the scanner glass, then the original must placed on the scanner glass print side down.
    5. The original document should have good image quality.
    6. It is to be noted that colored backgrounds can cause distortion in the scanned image.