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SIUtility for HP Printer

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Cuban8, Feb 24, 2013.

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  1. Cuban8

    Cuban8 Thread Starter

    Apr 29, 2005
    Trying to find the SIUtility.exe for an HP 2330dn printer.

    I have a 64-bit, quad-core, dual-boot Windows 7/Linus system. Linux won't recognize the printer; it sees it as a CD-ROM instead. The following is the fix that's supposed to take care of the problem, but it requires the HP SIUtility.exe file, which doesn't appear in any of the HP driver download files. I've tried searching the web as well as the HP site and can't find this utility file anywhere.

    Any suggestions on where I can find this file?

    Here's the problem explanation and fix that requires the SIUtility.exe file:

    The issue is because of enabled Smart Install feature. If this is enabled, your device will be detected as CD Rom from where you can install the software on windows. Unfortunately we don't support this feature in Linux.

    However disabling it from Linux is under development. If you disable this feature on device, your device will be detected in Linux. So as a workaround to disable this you should have a Windows machine and follow the steps below.

    1. Download the Full Driver for Windows

    2. Run the exe, extract it to a folder.

    3. Go to extracted folder/UTIL directory

    4. Connect your device.

    5. Run SIUtility.exe and follow the wizard to disable the feature.
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