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Epson C11CA27201 - WorkForce 40 Color Inkjet Printer Network Installation Manual

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  • Page 1 Network Installation Guide...
  • Page 2: Before You Begin

    Tip: For a video tutorial and other information on how to connect the printer to your wireless network, go to: epson.com/support/wireless Do one of the following: ■ If you’re installing the printer for the first time, see below.
  • Page 3: Wireless Network Installation

    Wireless Network Installation To connect your printer wirelessly, you need to know the name (SSID) of your wireless network. If your network has security enabled, you also need to know the WEP key or WPA passphrase. Write down this information below: ■...
  • Page 4 2. Connect the other end to any available LAN port on your router, access point, or hub. If you don’t have access to an Ethernet port on your router, access point, or hub, connect the printer directly to your computer’s Ethernet network port. Note: To use this configuration method, your computer must be connected to the network wirelessly, and your computer’s Ethernet connection must be set to...
  • Page 5: Install Software

    Install Software Before starting, make sure the printer is not connected with a USB cable. Only an Ethernet cable should be connected. 1. Insert the printer software CD. ® 2. Windows Vista : If you see the AutoPlay window, click Run EPSETUP.EXE When you see the User Account Control screen, click Continue...
  • Page 6 4. When you see this screen, select Install driver for network connection click Next 5. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software for your product. Note: These installations take several minutes to complete. 6. Select , then click Set up this printer for the first time Next 7.
  • Page 7: Configure Network Settings

    Configure Network Settings 1. Make sure that the printer is turned on. 2. When you see the FireWall Warning screen, click Next 3. Make sure you connected the Ethernet cable as described on page 3. Wireless Network Installation...
  • Page 8 Important: Do not select Method 3: Connect with WPS or SES (NOT SUPPORTED). 5. Click Next 6. If you see a firewall alert message, click to let Epson Unblock Allow EasyInstall continue. Do not select , or Ask Me Later...
  • Page 9 Note: Make sure that you allow network access for Epson EasyInstall. In Windows, verify that the publisher is SEIKO EPSON, then click Unblock. In Mac OS X, configure your firewall software to allow network access for Epson EasyInstall. 7. Select the printer you want to configure, then click...
  • Page 10 9. Select as the network Wireless (remove Ethernet cable when prompted) communication type, then click Next 10. Select your network name (SSID) from the list of available networks, then click Next Note: If your router or access point doesn’t broadcast its network name (SSID), select Manually Enter Network Name (SSID) and enter the network name.
  • Page 11 11. If your wireless network doesn’t have security enabled, continue with step 12. If your wireless network has security enabled, do one of the following: ■ If you see the screen, select if your WEP WEP Security Settings ASCII key is 5 or 13 characters, or select if your WEP key is 10 or Hexadecimal 26 characters.
  • Page 12 12. When you see this screen, click to configure the printer’s IP address Next automatically (recommended). Note: To configure the IP address manually, click Change. On the next screen, select Set the IP address manually (advanced), and click Next. Enter the IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway, then click Next.
  • Page 13 14. When you see the Switch to Wireless Connection screen, disconnect the Ethernet network cable from your printer. 15. Click Next Wireless Network Installation...
  • Page 14 Wait while your computer confirms the network connection. Note: It may take a while for the printer to connect to the network. If the network connection fails, the WEP key or passphrase may have been entered incorrectly. See page 34 to reset the printer’s network settings and click Start Again. If the network connection fails a second time, your router/access point may have MAC address filtering enabled.
  • Page 15 Wired (Ethernet) Installation Follow the steps in this section to connect the printer to your network with an Ethernet cable. Connect the Ethernet Cable 1. Connect an Ethernet network cable to the port on your printer. LAN (10/100) 2. Connect the other end to any available LAN port on your router, access point, or hub.
  • Page 16 Install Software Before starting, make sure the printer is not connected with a USB cable. Only an Ethernet cable should be connected. 1. Insert the printer software CD. 2. Windows Vista: If you see the AutoPlay window, click Run Epsetup.exe When you see the User Account Control screen, click Continue Windows XP: When you see the Software installation screen, continue with...
  • Page 17 4. When you see this screen, select Install driver for network connection click Next 5. Follow the instructions on the screen to install the software for your product. Note: These installations take several minutes to complete. 6. Select , then click Set up this printer for the first time Next 7.
  • Page 18 Configure Network Settings 1. Make sure that the printer is turned on. 2. When you see the FireWall Warning screen, click Next 3. Make sure you connected the Ethernet cable as described on page 15. Wired (Ethernet) Installation...
  • Page 19 Note: Make sure that you allow network access for Epson EasyInstall. In Windows, verify that the publisher is SEIKO EPSON, then click Unblock. In Mac OS X, configure your firewall software to allow network access for Epson EasyInstall. Wired (Ethernet) Installation...
  • Page 20 6. Select the printer you want to configure, then click Next Note: It may take up to 90 seconds for your computer to find the printer on the network. If your printer doesn’t appear in the list after 90 seconds, make sure that the printer is turned on and the Ethernet cable is connected as described on page 15.
  • Page 21 8. When you see this screen, click to configure the IP address automatically Next (recommended). Note: To configure the IP address manually, click Change. On the next screen, select Set the IP address manually (advanced), and click Next. Enter the IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway, then click Next.
  • Page 22 10. When you see the Network Connection Successful screen, click Next Note: Do not disconnect the Ethernet cable from the printer or router/access point. 11. Now go to page 27 to finish the installation. Wired (Ethernet) Installation...
  • Page 23 Install on Additional Computers Follow the steps in this section to install the printer software on each additional computer you want to be able to use the printer from. Install Software 1. Insert the printer software CD. 2. Windows Vista: If you see the AutoPlay window, click Run EPSETUP.EXE When you see the User Account Control screen, click Continue...
  • Page 24 4. When you see this screen, select Install driver for network connection click Next 5. Follow the instructions on the screen to install the software for your product. Note: These installations take several minutes to complete. 6. Select , then click Set up an additional computer to use this printer Next 7.
  • Page 25 Note: Make sure that you allow network access for Epson EasyInstall. In Windows, verify that the publisher is SEIKO EPSON, then click Unblock. In Mac OS X, configure your firewall software to allow network access for Epson EasyInstall. Install on Additional Computers...
  • Page 26 10. Select the printer you want to install, then click Next Note: It may take up to 90 seconds for your computer to find the printer on the network. If your printer doesn’t appear in the list after 90 seconds, make sure that the printer is turned on and connected to the network.
  • Page 27: Finish The Installation

    Set as default 3. Click and follow the on-screen instructions to finish installing software Next and print a test page. When installation is complete, you’re ready to print. See your Quick Guide or on-screen Epson Information Center for details. Finish the Installation...
  • Page 28: Mac Os X

    3. Follow the steps on the right side of the screen to add your EPSON TCP/IP printer. Note: It may take up to 90 seconds for your computer to find the EPSON TCP/IP printer on the network. Finish the Installation...
  • Page 29 4. Click Next 5. Follow the on-screen instructions to finish installing software and print a test page. When installation is complete, you’re ready to print. See your Quick Guide or on-screen Epson Information Center for details. Finish the Installation...
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you have problems setting up or using your product on a network, check these sections for help: “Setup Problems” below “Printing Problems” on page 32 If necessary, you can also check the printer’s network status lights (see page 33), print a network status sheet (see page 34), or reset network settings (see page 34).
  • Page 31 ■ Make sure you entered the correct WEP key or WPA passphrase for your wireless network. WEP keys are either ASCII or hexadecimal. If your passphrase contains upper- or lowercase letters, be sure to enter them correctly. ■ If you see the message “The combination of IP address and subnet mask is invalid.”, try the following solutions: ■...
  • Page 32: Printing Problems

    Printing Problems Cannot print over the network ■ Print a network status sheet (see page 34) and verify that the network settings are correct. ■ Make sure the printer is turned on, and your router or access point’s link LED for the port the printer is connected to is on or flashing.
  • Page 33 A dial-up connection dialog box appears when printing with EpsonNet Print If you use a dial-up connection for Internet access, you will see this message every time you print. Try to connect to the Internet using a LAN connection or set your dial-up connection to dial manually.
  • Page 34 Light status Meaning Wireless auto setup completed (both lights on; the left light turns off after 5 minutes) Wireless auto setup error (left light flashing, right light off) Wireless auto setup error (left light on, right light off; the left light (no IP address set) turns off after 5 minutes) Using the Network Buttons...
  • Page 35: Copyright Notice

    (excluding the U.S.) failure to strictly comply with Seiko Epson Corporation’s operating and maintenance instructions. Seiko Epson Corporation shall not be liable for any damages or problems arising from the use of any options or any consumable products other than those designated as Original Epson Products or Epson Approved Products by Seiko Epson Corporation.
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