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How do I install a HP DeskJet 3786 printer?

How do I install a HP DeskJet 3786 printer

Installing a HP DeskJet 3786 printer

These are the instructions to install a HP DeskJet 3786 Printer. If you don’t have the original installation disk, these instructions are going to be really useful for you. If this is not a new printer and you already unbox it, you can go to Step 2. To download the drivers for the HP DeskJet 3786 printer, go to step 5. If you need to buy Ink Cartridges replacements, go to the end of the post.

Installation manual valid for HP DeskJet 3750, HP DeskJet 3752, HP DeskJet 3755, HP DeskJet 3758, HP DeskJet 3775, HP DeskJet 3776, HP DeskJet 3778, HP DeskJet 3785, HP DeskJet 3786, HP DeskJet 3787, HP DeskJet 3788, HP DeskJet 3789, HP DeskJet 3790 & HP DeskJet 3700 printer series.

Step 1:

HP DeskJet 3786

If this is a new printer, you have to be sure that you are removing all tape and package materials. Remember that there is more tape inside the printer, when you open the ink cartridge access door. Pay attention to this or you are going to have problems later.

How do I install a HP DeskJet 3786 printer?
HP Deskjet 3700
  • A) You should take any tape out and also all plastic protections. It makes no sense to keep them there, they are just going to accumulate dust if you let them there. Take it off now.
  • B) Make sure everything is in the box. In the box you will see and small list of what is inside.
  • C) Take the printer out of the box.
  • D) Remove all tape and package materials from the outside of the printer and place the printer in horizontal position.
  • E) Lower the output tray, reach inside the printer, and then grasp the handle and lower the ink cartridge access door to open it.
  • F) Take off all tape and package materials from inside the printer.
  • G) Make sure you remove all hardware and materials from the box before discarding or recycling the box and package materials. Close the ink cartridge access door.
How do I install a HP DeskJet 3786 printer?
Recycling the box and package materials.

Step 2:

Plug in HP Deskjet 3786 printer

  • A) Find the power cord in the box. And connect it to the electrical source.
  • B) Now plug the cable to the back of the printer. You will see that the electrical port has the shape of a number “8”.
How do I install a HP DeskJet 3786 printer?
Connect the power cord.
  • C) Once the printer is plugged in to the energy source, press the turn on button.
How do I install a HP DeskJet 3786 printer?
Turn on the printer.

IMPORTANT: Please do not plug in the USB cable yet.

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Step 3:

HP 65 Ink Cartridges for HP Deskjet 3786 printer

This printer needs 2 HP 65 Ink Cartridges: one Black Ink Cartridge and one Color Ink Cartridge. Follow the next instructions to install them correctly. To know more about the compatibility of HP 65, click here.

  • A) Find the Ink Cartridges included in the box.
  • B) Open the ink cartridge access door.
How do I install a HP DeskJet 3786 printer?
Open the ink cartridge access door.
  • C) When the printer turns on, the carriage will move to the center of the printer, in position to install the Ink cartridges.
  • D) Wait until the carriage is idle and silent before you continue.
  • E) Remove one of the ink cartridges from its package. Be careful to only touch the black plastic on the ink cartridge.
Remove the ink cartridge from its package
Remove the ink cartridge from its package
  • F) Take off the plastic sticker.
Remove the plastic tape
Remove the plastic tape

IMPORTANT: Do not touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles. Do not replace the protective tape on the contacts. Handling these parts can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections.

  • G) Hold the ink cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, and then insert the ink cartridge into its proper slot.
  • H) Insert the Black Ink Cartridge in the right slot.
Insert the Black Ink Cartridge in the right slot
Insert the Black Ink Cartridge in the right slot.
  • I) Make sure that you are inserting the ink cartridge in the correct slot and the push it with your finger gentile until it snaps into place.
Snap the ink cartridge into place
Snap the ink cartridge into place
  • J) Repeat steps E’, ‘F’, ‘G’, ‘H’ & ‘I’ with the Color Ink Cartridge.
  • K) Insert the Color Ink Cartridge in the left slot and snap it into its place.
Insert the Color Ink Cartridge in the left slot
Insert the Color Ink Cartridge in the left slot
  • L) Clouse the ink cartridge access door.
Close the ink cartridge access door
Close the ink cartridge access door.

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Step 4:

Configure HP Deskjet 3786 printer

  • A) Raise the input tray and the input tray extender.
Raise the input tray and the input tray extender
Raise the input tray and the input tray extender.
  • B) Pull the input tray shield back and hold it, slide the paper width guide all the way to the left, and then release the input tray shield.
Pull the input tray shield back and hold it
Pull the input tray shield back and hold it.
  • C) Load up to 60 sheets of plain white paper into the input tray, and then slide the stack of paper down until it stops.
Load up to 60 sheets of plain white paper into the input tray
Load up to 60 sheets of plain white paper into the input tray.
  • D) Pull the input tray shield back and hold it, slide the paper width guide to the right until it stops at the edge of the paper, and then release the input tray shield.
Pull the input tray shield back and hold it
Pull the input tray shield back and hold it.
  • E) Pull out the output tray and the output tray extender, and then lift the paper catch.
Pull out the output tray and the output tray extender
Pull out the output tray and the output tray extender.

NOTE: After loading paper, make sure to select the correct paper size and paper type settings when printing or copying.

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Step 5:

Driver HP DeskJet 3786

To be able to install the Driver for the HP DeskJet 3786 printer, you must have the hardware already settled up first, otherwise, the software will not let you go through. You must wait until the installation software ask you to do it. That is the main reason why you cannot plug in the USB cable yet.

  • A) Find the installation software included in the box.
  • B) If for some reason you don’t have or you are not able to use the software that came in with the printer, go to Step “D”.
  • C) Insert the software disk in your computer and open it in the Windows Explorer (you can find it in “My Computer“).
Insert the software disk in your computer
Insert the software disk in your computer
  • D) You can download here the drivers & software for the printer for FREE:

HP DeskJet 3786 Driver

Driver HP Deskjet 3786 Windows 10 32-bit

Driver HP Deskjet 3786 Windows 10 64-bit

Driver HP Deskjet 3786 Windows 7 32-bit

Driver HP Deskjet 3786 Windows 7 64-bit

HP Deskjet Ink advantage 3786 driver Apple MAC


NOTE: This package includes the installation software and Drivers, installer and optional software.

Congratulations. You have finished installing your HP DeskJet 3786 printer successfully. Nice job!!

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Installation manual valid for HP DeskJet 3750, HP DeskJet 3752, HP DeskJet 3755, HP DeskJet 3758, HP DeskJet 3775, HP DeskJet 3776, HP DeskJet 3778, HP DeskJet 3785, HP DeskJet 3786, HP DeskJet 3787, HP DeskJet 3788, HP DeskJet 3789, HP DeskJet 3790 & HP DeskJet 3700 printer series.

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