For the DVD, contact the administrator of this machine.
Two printer drivers for different purposes are available. Select the printer driver that meets your printing aims.
Check that your computer meets the operating environment requirements of the printer driver.
In Windows 7/8.1/10/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012/Server 2012 R2/Server 2016, you need to change the PC settings in advance.
Connect the USB printer cable, insert the print driver DVD into the drive, and install the software by following the on-screen instructions.
If necessary, perform a test print to check that printing process works correctly.
The following types of DVD and CD-ROM are delivered with this machine.
DVD and CD-ROM types
Driver & Utilities DVD
Contains the Windows printer driver (PCL/PS/FAX), Mac OS printer driver, screen fonts, and TWAIN driver. This also contains the page for downloading utility software.
User's Guide CD-ROM
Contains the User's Guide.
In User's Guide manuals, location paths of folders or files may not contain the root directory.
The following types of printer drivers are available. Select the printer driver that meets your printing aims.
Page description language
This is a standard driver for printing general office documents.
The printing speed is faster than the PS driver.
PostScript 3 Emulation
This driver is effective for high-definition printing of data created in PostScript-supporting application software from Adobe or other vendors.
This driver is often used in graphics and light printing applications where good color reproducibility is important.
The following lists the printer drivers included on the DVD supplied with this machine and the supported operating systems.
Supported operating systems
Windows 7 Home Basic
* Supports the 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) environment.
In Windows 7/8.1/10/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012/Server 2012 R2/Server 2016, change the PC settings before installing the printer driver.
Open the [Control Panel] window.
In Windows 8.1/10/Server 2012/Server 2012 R2/Server 2016, while pressing the [Windows] () key, press the [X] key, and then click [Control Panel] in the displayed menu.
In Windows 7/Server 2008 R2, click the Start menu, then click [Control Panel].
Click [System and Security] - [System].
Click [Advanced system settings] on the menu to the left.
The [System Properties] screen appears.
In the [Hardware] tab, click [Device Installation Settings].
Select [No, let me choose what to do], select [Never install driver software from Windows Update.], then click [Save Changes].
After you have installed the printer driver, change the setting back to [Yes, do this automatically (recommended)].
Click [OK] to close the [System Properties] window.
Install the printer driver using the installer.
Administrator privileges are required to perform this task.
Connect a USB cable to the USB port of this machine.
If a wizard screen appears to add new hardware, click [Cancel].
Insert the printer driver DVD into the DVD drive of the computer.
Make sure that the installer starts, and then go to Step 3.
If the installer does not start, open the printer driver folder on the DVD, double-click [Setup.exe] (in the 32-bit environment) or [Setup64.exe] (in the 64-bit environment), and then go to Step 4.
If the [User Account Control] window appears, click [Continue] or [Yes].
Select the [Agree the Software End User License Agreement.] check box.
Select [Install printers/MFPs] in [Select menu to setup], and click [Next].
Connected printers are detected.
Select this machine from the list of detected printers.
As needed, specify the default print type and the type of the printer driver you want to install.
When specifying the type of the printer driver you want to install, select the [Advanced Settings] check box, and also select the check box of the printer driver you want to install in [Components to Be Installed]. For features of each printer driver, refer to Here. The PCL driver is installed by default.
In [Print Type Default Setting], you can select whether to install the driver that has 2-sided printing specified as the default, or to install the driver that has 1-sided printing specified as the default. By default, the driver that has 2-sided printing specified as the default is installed.
Check the items to be installed, and click [Install].
Change the printer name or print a test page if necessary, then click [Finish].
This completes the installation process of the printer driver.
Displays the installed components for checking.
Changes this machine name if necessary.
Sets the optional operating environment of this machine. For details, refer to Here.
Changes the default print settings of this machine if necessary. For details, refer to Here.
[Print Test page]
If necessary, print a test page to check that printing process works correctly.
When you finish installing the printer driver, configure the default settings of the printer driver. For details, refer to Here.