Make sure Local is selected, and then click Next.
Select the manufacturer of the printer from the menu.
Select the printer model from the menu, and then click Add Printer.
Click the + beside the printer model under Select Components.
Make sure the correct port is available under Select Components. This is the port where the serial cable attaches
to the computer. If the correct port is not available, select the port under the Select Port menu, and then click
Make any configuration changes necessary in the Add a New Port window. Click Add Port to finish adding
Make sure the box next to the selected printer model is checked.
Select any other optional software you want to install, and then click Next.
Click Finish to complete the printer software installation.
Set the COM port parameters:
After the printer driver is installed, you must set the serial parameters in the communications (COM) port assigned
to the printer driver.
The serial parameters in the COM port must match the serial parameters you set in the printer.
Open the Device Manager.
, or click Start and then click Run.
In the Start Search or Run box, type devmgmt.msc.
Press Enter, or click OK.
The Device Manager opens.
Click + to expand the list of available ports.
Select the communications port where you attached the serial cable to your computer (example: COM1).
On the Port Settings tab, set the serial parameters to the same serial parameters in the printer.
Look for the printer settings under the serial heading on the Menu Settings page you printed earlier.
Click OK, and then close all the windows.
Print a test page to verify printer installation. When a test page prints successfully, printer setup is complete.
Additional printer setup