Installing the software – Samsung CLX-3175FN User Manual

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You have to install the machine software for printing. The software includes

drivers, applications, and other user friendly programs.

The following procedure is based on Windows XP. If you use Macintosh or

Linux OS, see Software section.


Connect the network cable to your machine.


Make sure that the network setup for your machine is completed. (See

"Setting up the network (CLX-3175N only)" on page 25.) All applications

should be closed on your computer before beginning installation.


Insert the Printer Software CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
The CD-ROM should automatically run, and an installation window


If the installation window does not appear, click Start > Run. Type

X:\Setup.exe, replacing “X” with the letter which represents your drive

and click OK.

If you use Windows vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2,

click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Run, and type


If the AutoPlay window appears in Windows vista, Windows 7 and

Windows Server 2008 R2, click Run Setup.exe in Install or run

field, and click Continue in the User Account Control



Click Next.

The window above may slightly differ, if you are reinstalling the



Select Typical installation for a network printer, and then click Next.


The list of machines available on the network appears. Select the printer

you want to install from the list and then click Next.

If you do not see your machine on the list, click Update to refresh the

list, or select Add TCP/IP Port to add your machine to the network.

To add the machine to the network, enter the port name and the IP

address for the machine.

To verify your machine’s IP address or the MAC address, print a

Network Configuration page. (See "Printing reports" on page 44.)

To find a shared network printer (UNC Path), select Shared Printer

and enter the shared name manually or find a shared printer

by clicking the Browse button.


After the installation is finished, a window appears asking you to print a

test page and to register yourself as a user of Samsung machines in

order to receive information from Samsung. If you wish to do so, select

the corresponding checkbox(es) and click Finish.

The following procedure is for when the machine is being used as

a network machine. If you want to connect a machine with a USB

cable, refer to Software section.

The procedure and popup window which appear during the

installation may differ depending on the operating system, the

printer feature, or the interface in use.

If you are not sure of the IP address, contact your network

administrator or print network information. (See "Printing

reports" on page 44.)

If your machine does not work properly after the installation, try

to reinstall the printer driver. See Software section.

During the printer driver installation process, the driver installer

detects the location information for your operating system and

sets the default paper size for your machine. If you use a

different Windows location, you must change the paper size to

match the paper you usually use. Go to printer properties to

change the paper size after installation is complete.

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