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Installing Printer Software in Windows
1 Installing Printer
Software in Windows
This chapter includes:
• Installing Printer Software
• Changing the Software Language
• Reinstalling Printer Software
• Removing Printer Software
• Installing mono printer driver
: The following procedure is based on Windows XP, for
other operating systems, refer to the corresponding Windows
user's guide or online help.
Installing Printer Software
You can install the printer software for local printing or network
printing. To install the printer software on the computer,
perform the appropriate installation procedure depending on
the printer in use.
A printer driver is software that lets your computer
communicate with your printer. The procedure to install drivers
may differ depending on the operating system you are using.
All applications should be closed on your PC before beginning
Installing Software for Local Printing
A local printer is a printer directly attached to your computer
using the printer cable supplied with your printer, such as a USB
or parallel cable. If your printer is attached to a network, skip
this step and go to “Installing Software for Network Printing” on
You can install the printer software using the typical or custom
: If the “New Hardware Wizard” window appears during
the installation procedure, click in the upper right corner of
the box to close the window, or click
This is recommended for most users. All components necessary
for printer operations will be installed.
Make sure that the printer is connected to your computer
and powered on.
Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
The CD-ROM should automatically run, and an installation
If the installation window does not appear, click
, replacing “
” with the
letter which represents your drive and click
If you use Windows Vista, click
, and type
window appears in Windows Vista, click
Install or run program
User Account Control
• If necessary, select a language from the drop-down list.
View User’s Guide
: Allows you to view the User’s
Guide. If your computer doesn’t have Adobe Acrobat,
click on this option and it will automatically install Adobe
Acrobat Reader for you.
Typical installation for a local printer