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HP Color Laser MFP 178nwg driver, Software Download

HP Color Laser MFP 178nwg model belongs to the HP Color Laser MFP 170 printer series of multifunctional printers. This machine can print, copy, and scan documents at the best possible quality and speed. In addition, HP Color Laser MFP 178nwg has a manual duplexing feature with an inbuilt driver, which also supports major operating system versions. The standard connectivity protocols include a hi-speed USB 2.0 port, fast Ethernet 10/100base-Tx network port, and a wireless 802.11 b/g/n network.

Supported Windows Operating Systems

Supported OS: Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 8.1 32-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Windows 10 32-bit, Windows 10 64-bit
HP Color Laser MFP 178nwg Full Feature Driver for Windows.exe86.95 MB Download
Color Laser MFP 178nwg Basic Print and Scan Driver for Windows.exe31.01 MB Download
Color Laser MFP 178nwg Basic Print and Scan Driver for Windows No Installer.exe11.03 MB Download
Color Laser MFP 178nwg Critical Software Update for Windows.exe184.07 kB Download

HP Color Laser MFP 178nwg Driver Supported Linux Operating Systems

Supported OS: Debian os, SUSE Linux os, Linux Mint os, Boss os, Red Hat Enterprise Linux os, cent os, Fedora os, Ubuntu os
Print Driver for Linux OS.tar.gz11.04 MB Download


Copying has an average speed of up to 4 copies per minute (CPM) for color pages while working at the normal mode. On the other hand, the rate of copying for black documents for an A4 and letter paper sizes is up to 14 CPM for normal mode. In a typical working environment, about 6.5 B(A) performs acoustic power emissions while printing at eight pages per minute (ppm) with monochrome documents. In addition, the recommended temperature range during print operation is between 15 and 270C.

However, when the printer is in storage, the temperature range is between -20 and 400C. More so, this print environment must be mercury-free. This machine model also has an internal memory size of 128 MB, which is the maximum capacity. The mobile printing features of this machine include Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Mobile apps, Mopria certification, and Wi-Fi Direct Printing features.

In terms of paper handling, the device can work with up to 150 sheets of plain paper. On the other hand, the output bin can accommodate 50 sheets of printed paper. The compatible media sizes through Tray1 include A4, A5, B5 (JIS), A6, and Oficio (216 x 340). Besides, the compatible media types have plain paper, heavy, extra heavy, preprinted, label, recycle, bond, colored, glossy, and light pieces. It also allows a paperweight within the range of 60 and 220 gsm. Download HP Color Laser MFP 178nwg Printer driver from HP website

[Installation Instructions] How to Download / Installation procedure

Note: Do not connect the USB cable until requested by the installer. If you connect to the network, make sure the network cable is connected before running the installer


  • Close all software programs running on your computer.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Click the Download button on this page.
  • Click the downloaded file. The files will be extracted and the installation process will automatically begin.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to continue and complete the installation.


  • Download the file. For the location where the file is saved, check the computer settings.
  • Double-click the downloaded file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  • Double-click the mounted Disk Image.
  • Double-click the packaged file in the folder. Installation starts automatically.

To install later, select Save in step 4 and choose a location on your hard disk. When ready to install, search and double-click the file. This will automatically extract and start the installation process. Follow the instructions on the screen to continue the installation.

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