Network parameter setting, Installing the driver software – Samsung CLX-3175FN User Manual

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Getting started

Starting the program


Connect your machine and the computer using crossover network



Temporarily disable the computer firewall before continuing by doing
the following:


From the Windows Start menu, select All Programs > Samsung
Network Printer Utilities

> SetIP > SetIP.


Click on the

icon (third from left) in the SetIP window to open the

TCP/IP configuration window.


Enter the machine’s new information into the configuration window

as follows:

MAC Address

: Find the machine’s MAC address from the Network

Configuration Report and enter it without the colons.
For example, 00:15:99:29:51:A8 becomes 0015992951A8.

IP Address

: Enter a new IP address for your printer the same as the

computer’s IP address except for the last number.

For example, if your computer’s IP address is, enter

192.168.1.X. (X is number between 1 and 254 other than the

computer’s address.)

Subnet Mask

: Enter this exactly the same as the computer’s Subnet


Default Gateway

: Enter this exactly the same as the computer’s

Default Gateway.


Click Apply, and then click OK. The machine will automatically print

the Configuration report. Confirm that all the settings are correct.


Click Exit to close the SetIP program.


If necessary, restart the computer’s firewall.

Network parameter setting

You can also set up the various network settings through the network

administration programs.

SyncThru™ Web Admin Service

: Web-based printer management

solution for network administrators. SyncThru™ Web Admin Service

provides you with an efficient way of managing network devices and lets

you remotely monitor and troubleshoot network machines from any site

with corporate internet access. Download this program from



SyncThru™ Web Service

: Web server embedded on your network print

server, which allows you to: (A) Configure the network parameters

necessary for the machine to connect to various network environments.

(B) Customize machine settings.

Installing the driver software

You must install the printer driver software for printing. The software
includes drivers, applications, and other user friendly programs.

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

"Setting up the network" on page 25.) All applications should be closed on

your computer before beginning the installation.
If your IP assignment method is DHCP and IP address can be changed

whenever machine in turned on, we recommend you to use the Bonjour

program. Go to the

download/, select the program Bonjour for Windows according to your

computer operating system, and install the program. In case of Mac OS X,

this program might be already installed in your PC. This program will allow

you to fix the network parameter automatically. This Bonjour program does

not support Linux.
If your IP assignment method is static, follow the steps below.

Insert the Printer Software CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The CD-

ROM should automatically run, and an installation window appears.


Click Next.

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


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.


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.

Windows XP

Open Control Panel.

Double click Security


Click Windows Firewall.

Disable the firewall.

Macintosh OS

Open System


Click Sharing.

Click the Firewall menu.

Turn firewall off.

MAC address is a hardware serial number of the machine’s

network interface and can be found in on the Network
Configuration Report


The following procedure is based on Windows XP. The procedure and

popup window which appears during the installation may differ

depending on the operating system, machine features, or the interface

in use.

The installation window may slightly differ, if you are reinstalling

the driver.

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 Report page. (See "Printing

reports" on page 63.)

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

your network settings and try reinstalling the printer driver.

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