All hardware device on your computer needs drivers to function. The drivers are a set of programs that allow your computer to recognize a hardware device and allocate resources for the device to function. Although Windows operating system is preloaded with many drivers that allows your computer to work in the first place, it lacks drivers for most new devices. Besides the basic driver, device manufacturers also package applications that enhance the productivity, and hardware troubleshooting and maintenance.
HP, one of the leading companies that manufacture computers and hardware accessories are the maker of the HP LaserJet P2015 printer, a powerful monochrome printer capable of printing 27 pages per minute. The device has a USB 2.0 connection interface that is capable of sending data up to 480 Mbps. Some versions of the printer (HP LaserJet P2015N) has a network interface allowing all computers in a network to send print jobs directly to the printer without using a print server.
The printer uses a 400 MHz processor and a 32 MB RAM which can be increased to a maximum of 288MB. The device is shipped with a compact disc containing the driver and printing utility software. However, if you lose your driver you can download a complete driver from the HP support website.
The installation process is straightforward, at a stage, the installer will ask you to connect your printer and it loads the driver and installs other productivity software. The driver contains applications that help in troubleshooting printer error and alerts the user when the toner is getting depleted and need a replacement.
HP LaserJet P2015dn Printer Driver is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in printers category and is available to all software users as a free download.