The Setup & Daily Use guide: Read this manual first to set up and begin using your printer. This manual includes the following information. The guides on this CD-ROM will help you learn more about your printer and color printing. To view these guides, you must have a Web browser installed on your computer. For more information on using this CD-ROM, see the included CD-ROM Booklet.
Installing the Printer Software in Your PC
After connecting the printer to your computer, you need to install the software included on the “Printer Software for EPSON Stylus Photo 1200” CD-ROM shipped with your printer.
Your printer software includes:
Printer driver, The printer driver is the software that runs, or “drives,” your printer. With it, you can make settings such as media type, print quality, speed, and paper size.
The Nozzle Check, Head Cleaning, and Print Head Alignment utilities help you keep your printer in top operating condition. If you are using the floppy disk version of the software, make a backup copy of the EPSON printer software disk before you begin installation. If you wish to make a floppy disk version of the printer software included on your CD-ROM, insert the printer software CD-ROM, then click the Driver disk creation utility button and follow the on-screen instructions.
Installing in Windows 95, 98, and NT 4.0
- Insert the printer software CD shipped with your printer in the CD-ROM drive. The Installer dialog box appears. (For floppy disk users, insert the disk in a disk drive, then double click the drive icon and double-click the Setup.exe icon.)
- Double-click Install Printer Driver/Utility to start the printer software installation.
- When the installation is complete, click OK.
EPSON Status Monitor 2 installation starts automatically. Follow the on-screen instructions.
For information on opening and using the software, see “Printing Your First Page for Windows” on page 28. See also “Using the Printer Software for Windows” in the online Reference Guide. If you use your printer on a network, see “Network Printing” in the online Reference Guide.