QUICK GUIDE
for Windows Vista user
CONTENTS
Chapter 1:
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Chapter 2:
INSTALLING PRINTER SOFTWARE
IN
WINDOWS
Installing Printer Software ........................................................................................................ 2
Chapter 3:
SCANNING USING
Chapter 4:
USING SMART PANEL
THE
WIA DRIVER
Understanding Smart Panel ...................................................................................................... 9
Opening the Troubleshooting Guide ........................................................................................... 9
Using Printer Settings Utility ..................................................................................................... 9
Chapter 5:
INSTALLING ACCESSORIES
Setting the memory in the PostScript printer properties .............................................................. 10
Setting the hard disk in the printer properties ........................................................................... 10
Refer to the user‘s guide for detailed information and instructions,
which are not covered in this guide.
Click here to access to the User‘s Guide.
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System Requirements
Before you begin, ensure that your system meets the following
requirements:
Windows
Item
Operatin
g system
CPU
RAM
Free disk
space
Internet
Explorer
Requirements
Recommended
Windows 98/Me/NT 4.0/2000/XP/2003/Vista
Windows 98/
Me/NT 4.0/
2000
Pentium II
400 MHz or
higher
Pentium III
933 MHz
Windows XP/
2003/Vista
Pentium III
933 MHz or
higher
Pentium IV 1 GHz
Windows 98/
Me/NT 4.0/
2000
64 MB or more
128 MB
Windows XP/
2003
128 MB or more
256 MB
Windows Vista
512 MB or more
1 GB
Windows 98/
Me/NT 4.0/
2000
300 MB or more
1 GB
Windows XP/
2003
1 GB or more
5 GB
Windows Vista
15 GB
15 GB or more
Windows 98/
Me/NT 4.0/
2000/XP/2003
5.0 or higher
Windows Vista
7.0 or higher
NOTE: For Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP/2003/Vista, users who
have an administrator right can install the software.
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Installing Printer
Software in Windows
Typical Installation
This is recommended for most users. All components necessary
for printer operations will be installed.
1
Make sure that the printer is connected to your computer
and powered on.
2
Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
When you are asked to allow the installation, click
continue.
Installing Printer Software
The CD-ROM should automatically run, and an installation
window appears.
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
installation.
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
page 5.
You can install the printer software using the typical or custom
METHOD.
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NOTE: If the “Wew Hardware Wizard” window appears during
the installation procedure, click
in the upper right corner of
the box to close the window, or click Cancel.
4
Click Next.
• If necessary, select a language from the drop-down list.
Select Typical installation for a local printer. Click
Next.
NOTE: If your product does not have the network feature
“Typical installation for a network printer” will not
appear on the screen.
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Installing Printer Software in Windows
Custom Installation
NOTE: If your printer is not already connected to the
computer, the following window will appear.
You can choose individual components to install.
1
Make sure that the printer is connected to your computer
and powered on.
2
Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
The CD-ROM should automatically run, and an installation
window appears.
• After connecting the printer, click Next.
• If you don’t want to connect the printer at this time, click
Next, and No on the following screen. Then the installation
will start and a test page will not be printed at the end of the
installation.
• The installation window that appears in this User’s
Guide may differ depending on the printer and
interface in use.
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After the installation is finished, a window asking you to
print a test page appears. If you choose to print a test
page, select the checkbox and click Next.
3
• 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.
Otherwise, just click Next and skip to step 7.
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If the test page prints out correctly, click Yes.
If not, click No to reprint it.
To register yourself as a user of Samsung Printers in order
to receive information from Samsung, select the checkbox
and click Finish. You are now sent to the Samsung web
site.
Click Next.
• If necessary, select a language from the drop-down list.
4
Select Custom installation. Click Next.
Otherwise, just click Finish.
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Installing Printer Software in Windows
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6
The list of printers available on the local appears. Select
the printer you want to install from the list and then click
Next.
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Select the components to be installed and click Next.
NOTE: You can change the desired installation folder by
clicking [Browse].
Select your printer and click Next.
NOTE: If your printer is not already connected to the
computer, the following window will appear.
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After the installation is finished, a window asking you to
print a test page appears. If you choose to print a test
page, select the checkbox and click Next.
Otherwise, just click Next and skip to step 10.
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If the test page prints out correctly, click Yes.
If not, click No to reprint it.
10 To register yourself as a user of Samsung Printers in order
to receive information from Samsung, select the checkbox
and click Finish. You are now sent to the Samsung web
site.
Otherwise, just click Finish.
• After connecting the printer, click Next.
• If you don’t want to connect the printer at this time, click
Next, and No on the following screen. Then the installation
will start and a test page will not be printed at the end of the
installation.
• The installation window that appears in this User’s
Guide may differ depending on the printer and
interface in use.
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Installing Printer Software in Windows
Installing Software for Network
Printing
4
Select Typical installation for a network printer. Click
Next.
5
The list of printers available on the network appears.
Select the printer you want to install from the list and then
click Next.
When you connect your printer to a network, you must first
configure the TCP/IP settings for the printer. After you have
assigned and verified the TCP/IP settings, you are ready to
install the software on each computer on the network.
You can install the printer software using the typical or custom
method.
Typical Installation
This is recommended for most users. All components necessary
for printer operations will be installed.
1
Make sure that the printer is connected to your network
and powered on. For details about connecting to the
network, see the supplied printer’s User’s Guide.
2
Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
The CD-ROM should automatically run, and an installation
window appears.
If the installation window does not appear, click Start and
type X:\Setup.exe in the Start Search window.
3
• If you do not see your printer on the list, click Update to
refresh the list, or select Add TCP/IP Port to add your
printer to the network. To add the printer to the
network, enter the port name and the IP address for the
printer.
Click Next.
• 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.
To verify your printer’s IP address or the MAC address,
print a Network Configuration page.
NOTE: If you cannot find your machine in network, please
turn off the firewall and click Update.
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Installing Printer Software in Windows
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After the installation is finished, a window appears asking
you to print a test page and to register yourself as a user
of Samsung Printers in order to receive information from
Samsung. If you so desire, select the corresponding
checkbox(es) and click Finish.
3
Click Next.
• 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.
Otherwise, just click Finish.
4
Select Custom installation. Click Next.
5
The list of printers available on the network appears.
Select the printer you want to install from the list and then
click Next.
Custom Installation
You can choose individual components to install and set a
specific IP address.
1
Make sure that the printer is connected to your network
and powered on. For details about connecting to the
network, see the supplied printer’s User’s Guide.
2
Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
The CD-ROM should automatically run, and an installation
window appears.
If the installation window does not appear, click Start and
type X:\Setup.exe in the Start Search window.
• If you do not see your printer on the list, click Update to
refresh the list, or select Add TCP/IP Port to add your
printer to the network. To add the printer to the
network, enter the port name and the IP address for the
printer.
To verify your printer’s IP address or the MAC address,
print a Network Configuration page.
NOTE: If you cannot find your machine in network, please turn
off the firewall and click Update.
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Installing Printer Software in Windows
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TIP: If you want to set a specific IP address on a specific
network printer, click the Set IP Address button. The Set IP
Address window appears. Do as follows:
After the installation is finished, a window appears asking
you to print a test page and to register yourself as a user
of Samsung Printers in order to receive information from
Samsung. If you so desire, select the corresponding
checkbox(es) and click Finish.
Otherwise, just click Finish.
a. Select a printer to be set with a specific IP address from the
list.
b. Configure an IP address, subnet mask, and gateway for the
printer manually and click Configure to set the specific IP
address for the network printer.
c. Click Next.
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Select the components to be installed. After selecting the
components, the following window appears. You can also
change the printer name, set the printer to be shared on
the network, set the printer as the default printer, and
change the port name of each printer. Click Next.
To install this software on a server, select the Setting up
this printer on a server checkbox.
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Installing Printer Software in Windows
3
Scanning Using the WIA
Driver
Your machine also supports the Windows Image Acquisition
(WIA) driver for scanning images. WIA is one of the standard
components provided by Microsoft Windows Vista and
works with digital cameras and scanners. Unlike the TWAIN
driver, the WIA driver allows you to scan and easily manipulate
images without using additional software.
Your printer may not have this feature.
NOTE: The WIA driver works only on Windows Vista with USB
port.
1
Load the document(s) face up into the DADF (or ADF).
OR
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3
Place a single document face down on the scanner glass
and close the scanner lid.
Click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound
->Scanners and Cameras. (for Windows Vista)
To view scanners, click on View scanners and
cameras.To scan documents, click Scan a document or
picture.
Then "Windows Fax and Scan" application program is
opened automatically.
NOTE: If there is not "Scan a document or picture", open
the MS paint program and click "From Scanner or
Camera..." on File menu.
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5
6
Click New Scan, and the scan driver is opened.
Choose your scanning preferences, and click Preview to
see how your preferences affect the picture.
Click Scan.
NOTE: If you want to cancel the scan job, press the Cancel
button on the Scanner and Camera Wizard.
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Scanning Using the WIA Driver
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Using Smart Panel
Smart Panel is a program that monitors and informs you of the
status of the printer, and allows you to customize the printer’s
settings. Smart Panel is installed automatically when you
install the printer software.
Your printer may not have this feature.
NOTES:
• To use the this program, you need:
- Internet Explorer version 5.0 or higher for flash animation
in HTML Help.
• If you need to know the exact name of your printer, you can
check the supplied CD-ROM.
Opening the Troubleshooting
Guide
Using the troubleshooting guide, you can view solutions for
error status problems.
Right-click the Smart Panel icon on the Windows task bar and
select Troubleshooting Guide.
Using Printer Settings Utility
Using the Printer Settings Utility, you can configure and check
print settings.
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Understanding Smart Panel
If an error occurs while printing, Smart Panel appears
automatically, showing the error. You can also launch Smart
Panel manually from the Windows task bar. Double-click the
Smart Panel icon on the Windows task bar.
Right-click the Smart Panel icon on the Windows task bar
and select Printer Setting.
Change the settings.
To send the changes to the printer, click the Apply button.
NOTES: If you connect your printer to a network, the
SyncThru Web Service window appears instead of the
Printer Settings Utility window.
Using Onscreen Help File
For more information about Printer Settings Utility, click
Double click this icon.
Or, from the Start menu, select Programs or All Programs →
your printer driver name →Smart Panel.
NOTES:
• If you have already installed more than one Samsung
printer, first select the printer model you want in order to
use the corresponding Smart Panel. Right-click the Smart
Panel icon on the Windows task bar and select your printer
name.
• The Smart Panel window and its contents shown in this
Software User’s Guide may differ depending on the printer in
use.
The Smart Panel program displays the current status of the
printer, various information.
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Using Smart Panel
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4
Installing Accessories
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Following instructions are only applicable if your printer has the
respective feature.
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Setting the memory in the
PostScript printer properties
After installing the DIMM, you need to select it in the printer
properties of the PostScript printer driver to enable its use.
1 Make sure that the PostScript printer driver is installed on
your computer. To install the PostScript printer driver, see
the Software section.
2 Click the Windows Start menu.
3
For Windows 98/Me/NT 4.0/2000, select Settings and
then Printers.
For Windows XP/2003, select Printers and Faxes.
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For Windows Vista, select Control Panel →Hardware
and Sound →Printers.
Select your printer driver icon.
Click the right mouse button on the printer icon and select
Properties.
For Windows 98/Me, select the Device Option tab.
For Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP/2003/Vista, select the
Device Settings tab.
Select the amount of memory you installed from Printer
Memory in the Installable Options section.
For Windows 98, select Installable Options →VMOption
→change setting for:NMOption →change memory.
Click OK.
Setting the hard disk in the
printer properties
After installing the hard disk, you need to select it in the printer
properties to enable its use. Take the following steps:
1 Click the Windows Start menu.
2
For Windows 98/Me/NT 4.0/2000, select Settings and
then Printers.
For Windows XP/2003, select Printers and Faxes.
3
For Windows Vista, select Control Panel →Hardware
and Sound →Printers.
Select the your printer driver icon.
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Click the right mouse button on the printer icon and select
Properties.
In PCL 6 Properties, click the Printer tab and then check
Optional Hard Disk Drive (HDD).
In PS Properties, click the Device Option or Device
Settings tab and set the Optional Hard Disk Drive
(HDD) option to Installed.
Click OK.