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Software Overview; Status Monitor Center; Driver Profiler; Dell Printer Alert Utility - Dell 5230 User Manual

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Software overview

Use the Software and Documentation CD that came with your printer to install a combination of software applications,
depending on your operating system.
Note: If you purchased your printer and computer separately, you must use the Software and Documentation CD to
install these software applications.
Note: These software applications are not available with Macintosh

Status Monitor Center

Note: For the local Status Monitor Center to work properly, bidirectional communication support must be in place
so the printer and computer can communicate. The Status Monitor Center works when the printer is connected to
a network or to a computer locally through a USB cable.
Use the Status Monitor Center to manage multiple Status Monitors.
Double-click a printer name to open its Status Monitor, or select Run to open a Status Monitor for a particular
Select Update to change the appearance of the list of printers.

Driver Profiler

Use the Driver Profiler to create driver profiles that contain custom driver settings. A driver profile can contain a group
of saved printer driver settings and other data for such things as:
Print orientation and N-Up (document settings)
Installation status of an output tray (printer options)
User-defined paper sizes (custom papers)
Simple text and watermarks
Overlay references
Font references
Form associations

Dell Printer Alert Utility

Note: This application is not available with Windows 2000 or earlier.
The Dell Printer Alert Utility informs you when there are errors requiring your intervention on your printer. When
there is an error, a bubble appears telling you what the error is, and points you to the appropriate recovery information.
Note: For the Dell Printer Alert Utility to work properly, bidirectional communication support must be in place so the
printer and computer can communicate. An exception is added to the Windows Firewall to allow this communication.
If you opted to install the Dell Printer Alert Utility with your printer software, the utility automatically launches when
the software installation is completed. The utility is active if you see
Software overview
in the System Tray.


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