16 Click Finish.
Windows 8, Windows 8 64-bit Edition, or Windows Server 2012
1 Extract the zip file you downloaded to your desired location.
2 Under Desktop mode, right-click the bottom left corner of the screen, and then click Control Panel.
3 Click Hardware and Sound (Hardware for Windows Server 2012)
4 Click Have Disk to display the Install From Disk dialog box.
5 Click Browse, and then select the extracted folder in step 1.
6 Click OK.
7 Select your printer name and click Next.
8 To change the printer name, enter the printer name in the Printer name box, and then click Next. Installation
9 If you do not share your printer, select Do not share this printer. If you share your printer, select Share this printer
so that others on your network can find and use it. Click Next.
10 As the driver installation is completed, click Print a test page to print a test page. To use this printer as the default
printer, select the Set as the default printer check box.
11 Click Finish.
Use the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool to monitor the status of your network printer without leaving your
desk. You can view and/or change the printer settings, monitor toner level, and acknowledge the timing of ordering
replacement consumables. You can click the Dell supplies link for ordering supplies.
Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool
To launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, type the printer's IP address in your web browser. The printer
configuration appears on the screen.
You can set up the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool to send you an e-mail when the printer needs supplies or
To set up e-mail alerts:
1 Launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool.
2 Click E-Mail Alert link.
3 Under E-Mail Server Settings, enter the Primary SMTP Gateway, Reply Address, and your or key operator's e-mail
address in the e-mail list box.
4 Click Apply New Settings.
NOTE: Connection pending until printer sends an alert
Network Printer Setup on a Remote Network
Before you start remote installation, perform the following procedures.
Allow Print Spooler to Accept Client Connections
This procedure is required for Windows XP 64-bit Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition,
Windows Vista, Windows Vista 64-bit Edition, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 64-bit Edition, Windows Server 2008
R2, Windows 7, and Windows 7 64-bit Edition.
For Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008:
Installing Printer Drivers on Windows
is not available when the printer is directly connected to a computer or a print
is displayed on the SMTP server until an error occurs.
Devices and Printers
Add a printer.