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Installing the PCL printer driver (IPP)

1Quit all applications currently running.

2Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.

The installer starts.

3Select an interface language, and then click [OK].

4Click [PCL Printer Driver].

The software license agreement appears in the [License Agreement] dialog box.

5After reading the agreement, click [I accept the agreement.], and then click [Next >].

6Select a printer driver you want to use in the [Select Program] dialog box.

You can select several printer drivers.

The PCL 6 printer driver is installed in the language specified by your operating system.

7Click [Next >].

8Select the machine model you want to use.

The machine name can be changed in the [Change settings for 'Printer Name'] box.

9Double-click the machine name to display the printer settings.

The details shown in [Comment], [Driver], and [Port] vary depending on the operating system, machine model, and port.

10Click [Port], and then click [Add].

11Click [SmartDeviceMonitor], and then click [OK].

12Click [IPP].

13In the [Printer URL] box, enter "http://(machine's IP address or host name)/printer" as the machine's address.

If the server authentication is issued, to enable SSL (a protocol for encrypted communication), enter "https://(machine's IP address or host name)/printer" (Internet Explorer 5.01, or a higher version must be installed).

(example IP address:

You can enter "http://machine's IP address or host name/ipp" as the machine's address.

If the address is "", you must enter it as "" to connect to the machine.

14Enter a name for identifying the printer in [IPP Port Name]. Use a name different from the one of any existing ports.

If a name is not specified here, the address entered in the [Printer URL] box becomes the IPP port name.

15Click [Detailed Settings] to make necessary settings, and then click [OK].

For details about the settings, see SmartDeviceMonitor for Client Help.

16Click [OK].

17Check that the port of the selected printer is displayed in [Port].

18Set a user code, if necessary.

Up to 8 numeric characters can be entered. No alphabetic characters or symbols can be entered.

19Select the [Default Printer] check box to configure the printer as default.

20Click [Continue].

Installation starts.

21Click [Finish].

22Select one of the options to restart the computer either now or later, and then click [Finish].

Restart the computer to complete installation.


  • To stop installation of the selected driver, click [Cancel] before installation is complete.

  • Auto Run may not work with certain operating system settings. In that case, launch "Setup.exe" on the CD-ROM root directory.

  • A message appears if there is a newer version of the printer driver already installed. If there is, you cannot install the printer driver using Auto Run. If you still want to install the printer driver, use [Add Printer]. See "Messages Displayed When Installing the Printer Driver", Troubleshooting.