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Sharp AR-C260P Setup Manual

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SOFTWARE SETUP GUIDE
(for printer)
AR-C260P
DIGITAL FULL COLOUR PRINTER
• INTRODUCTION
• ABOUT THE CD-ROMS

• INSTALLING THE PRINTER

DRIVER AND UTILITIES
(SOFTWARE INSTALLATION)
• UNINSTALLING PRINTER
DRIVERS AND PRINTER
UTILITIES
• INSTALLING PRINTER
DRIVERS USING THE
"ADD PRINTER WIZARD"

• CONNECTING THE MACHINE

TO YOUR COMPUTER

Be sure to become thoroughly familiar with this manual to gain
the maximum benefit from the product.
Before installing this product, be sure to read the installation
requirements and cautions sections of the "Operation manual
(for general information)".
Be sure to keep all operation manuals handy for reference
including this manual, the "Operation manual (for general
information)" and operation manuals for any optional equipment
which has been installed.
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  • Page 1: Installing The Printer

    SOFTWARE SETUP GUIDE (for printer) MODEL AR-C260P DIGITAL FULL COLOUR PRINTER Page • INTRODUCTION • ABOUT THE CD-ROMS • INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) • UNINSTALLING PRINTER DRIVERS AND PRINTER UTILITIES • INSTALLING PRINTER DRIVERS USING THE "ADD PRINTER WIZARD"...
  • Page 2 In some areas, the "POWER" switch positions are marked "I" and " " on the copier instead of "ON" and "OFF". The symbol " " denotes the copier is not completely de-energized but in a stand-by condition at this "POWER" switch position. If your copier is so marked, please read "I"...
  • Page 3 INTRODUCTION Thank you for purchasing this product. This manual explains how to install the printer driver and utilities required for the printer function. To use the printer function, please read the following manuals. Software setup guide (for printer) (this manual) This explains the contents of the accompanying CD-ROMs (2) and the procedure for installing the software.
  • Page 4 ABOUT THE CD-ROMS This product comes with two CD-ROMs: the "PRINTER UTILITIES" CD-ROM and the "User Software" CD-ROM. These two CD-ROMs contain the following software: 1. "PRINTER UTILITIES" CD-ROM This CD-ROM contains a wizard-type installer for installation of the following utilities, and online manuals. G G G G PCL5c Printer Driver: The printer driver that is required for use of this product.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) The procedures for installing the printer driver and utilities (hereafter called "software") required for use of the machine as a printer are explained in this section. There are two ways of installing the printer driver: using the installer in the "PRINTER UTILITIES"...
  • Page 6: Windows Version

    INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) Installation method 1 Use this procedure to install the software in the following environments: 1. Printer connected by LAN cable 2. Windows version: Windows 95/98/Me/NT4.0/2000/XP The following procedure uses Windows XP as an example. Follow the same steps to install the software on other operating systems.
  • Page 7 INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) I I I I Set the IP address of the machine Before installing the printer driver, set the IP address of the machine using the appropriate key operator program. For this procedure, see "Key Operator's Guide" (page 21) (in PDF format) in the "PRINTER UTILITIES"...
  • Page 8 INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) Click the [Standard installation] button. When the finish setup window appears, click the [OK] button. Click the [Close] button. NOTE A message prompting you to restart your computer may appear after installation is finished. If this message appears, click [Yes] to restart your computer.
  • Page 9 INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) I I I I Installing the printer driver (custom installaton) The procedure for a custom installation of the printer driver is explained here. Select [Custom installaton] if you wish to install a display font or directly specify the IP address of the machine. Insert the "PRINTER UTILITIES"...
  • Page 10 INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) Select the printer driver being installed as Check the contents of the window and the default printer and click the [Next] click the [Next] button. button. Installation of the printer driver begins. NOTE When the printer name window appears, When you are using Windows 2000/XP...
  • Page 11 INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) I I I I Using the machine as a shared printer via a server If the printer server in a Windows NT server environment, NetWare server environment, or other environment is configured to share the printer (the machine), follow the steps below to install the printer driver in each client computer.
  • Page 12: Installation Method 2

    INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) Installation method 2 Use this procedure to install the software in the following environments: 1. The printer is connected by USB cable or parallel cable. 2. Windows version: Windows XP NOTE To install this software, you must have administrator's rights. Installing the software in Windows XP (USB/parallel interface) Install the software as follows.
  • Page 13 INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) Follow the on-screen instructions to Connect the machine to your computer an install the printer driver. interface cable (page 18). G If you are using a USB cable, make sure the If a warning message regarding the Windows logo machine power is turned on and then connect test appears while the printer driver files are being the cable.
  • Page 14 INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) Installation method 3 Use this procedure to install the software in the following environments: 1. The printer is connected by USB cable. 2. Windows version: Windows 98/Me/2000* NOTE *1 To install the software using the installer, you must have administrator's rights. Installing the software in Windows 98/Me or Windows 2000 (USB/interface) Install the software as follows.
  • Page 15 INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) When you are asked if you wish to install When the finish installation window the display font, select an answer and appears, click the [Close] button. click the [Next] button. When the message "Now connect the interface cable to the PC.
  • Page 16: Installation Method 4

    INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) Installation method 4 Use this procedure to install the software in the following environments: 1. The printer is connected by parallel cable. 2. Windows version: Windows 95/98/Me/NT 4.0* /2000* NOTE *1 To install the software using the installer, you must have administrator's rights. Installing the software in Windows 95/98/Me or Windows NT 4.0/2000 (Parallel interface) Install the software as follows.
  • Page 17: Uninstalling Printer Drivers And Printer Utilities

    UNINSTALLING PRINTER DRIVERS AND PRINTER UTILITIES When you are asked to select the model Follow the on-screen instructions to name, select the model that you are using install the printer driver. and click the [Next] button. When the finish setup window appears, Check the contents of the window and click the [OK] button.
  • Page 18: Before Installation

    INSTALLING PRINTER DRIVERS USING THE "ADD PRINTER WIZARD" Before installation Before installing the printer drivers, check the following items. G Ensure that your computer system meets the following requirements. Computer type: Operating system: IBM PC/AT or compatible computer Microsoft Windows 95 Hardware requirements of the operating system Microsoft Windows 98 must be satisfied.
  • Page 19 INSTALLING PRINTER DRIVERS USING THE "ADD PRINTER WIZARD" I I I I Example of installation of a printer driver using the "Add Printer Wizard" in Windows XP The method for installing a printer driver using the "Add Printer Wizard" in Windows XP is shown below. The installation example assumes that the printer is connected as a local printer (see "CONNECTING THE MACHINE TO YOUR COMPUTER"...
  • Page 20 CONNECTING THE MACHINE TO YOUR COMPUTER I I I I Connection with a network connector If the machine is going to be used as a network printer, see the operation manual for the Print Server Card. Use a network cable that is shielded. I I I I Connection with a USB cable Please purchase a USB cable (shielded) that complies with the following standard.
  • Page 23: Windows

    All information included herein is subject to change without notice. SHARP is not responsible for any loss or damages, direct or indirect, arising from or related to the use of this operation manual.
  • Page 24 SOFTWARE SETUP GUIDE (for printer) PRINTED IN JAPAN 2003L TINSE2573FCZZ...