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  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 1
    Dell V715w User's Guide May 2009 Machine type(s): 4444 Model(s): 5dw, 1dw www.dell.com | support.dell.com
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    ......17 Using the printer software...18 Minimum system requirements...18 Using the Windows printer software...18 Updating the printer software (Windows only)...20 Reinstalling the printer software...20 Loading paper and original documents...21 Loading the paper ...
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    ...card...54 Scanning photos into an editing application...54 Scanning documents into an editing application...55 Scanning directly to e-mail using the printer software...56 Scanning to a PDF...56 Scanning FAQ...56 Canceling scan jobs...57 Contents 3
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    ......105 Cleaning the scanner glass...106 Troubleshooting...107 Before you troubleshoot...107 Using the Service Center to solve printer problems...107 If Troubleshooting does not solve your problem...107 Setup troubleshooting...107 Jams and ...
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    ...€”SHOCK HAZARD: To avoid the risk of electric shock when cleaning the exterior of the printer, unplug the power cord from the wall outlet and disconnect all cables from the printer before proceeding. CAUTION—SHOCK HAZARD: Do not use the fax feature during a lightning ...
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    ... the paper (duplex) for copy and fax jobs and for printing in Windows. • Print more than one ... lets you print on both sides of the paper manually or automatically (depending on your printer model). ... display (depending on your printer model). • Scan and save. To avoid printing multiple copies, ...
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    ... the printer • Installing the printer software Additional setup and instructions for using the printer: User's Guide The User's Guide is available on the installation software CD. ...settings Viewing and printing documents and photos Setting up and using printer software Setting ...
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    ...the printer software Find it here Windows Help Open a printer software program or application, and then click Help.... Service Code appear on labels located on your printer. • Software and Drivers-Certified drivers for your printer and Installation software CD installers for Dell printer software...
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    Understanding the parts of the printer 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 12 8 11 10 9 Use the 1 2 3 4 Scanner lid Scanner glass To ... card slot PictBridge and USB port Printer control panel Paper tray Paper exit ...a USB Bluetooth adapter, or a flash drive to the printer. Operate the printer. Load paper. Hold paper as ...
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    ... and printhead. • Remove paper jams. Install, replace, or remove the ink cartridges. Connect the printer to a computer, a local network, an external DSL, or a cable ...line. Use this port if you do not have a dedicated fax line for the printer, and if this connection method ...
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    ...use only Dell ink cartridges. Item Black cartridge Black cartridge, high yield2 Color cartridge ...com/recycling. 2 Available only on the Dell Web site at www.dell.com/supplies. Replacing ink cartridges Make sure... have a new ink cartridge or cartridges before you begin. You must install new cartridges...
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    ...1 2 4 Use two hands to install each cartridge. 2 1 Note: Install the new ink cartridges immediately after removing the protective cap to avoid .... 3 Select Printer Home. 4 Choose your printer from the printer drop-down list. 5 From the Maintenance tab, click Order supplies. 6...
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    ... control panel buttons and menus Using the printer control panel The following diagrams explain ...control panel: 1 2 3 4 5 6 10 9 8 7 Use 1 Power To • Turn the printer on and off. • Switch to Power Saver ...turn off the printer. 2 Copy Access the copy menu and make copies. 3 Scan Access ...
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    ...The display is turned off in Power Saver mode. • Printer status • Messages • Menus Access the setup menu and change printer settings. Note: The Copy, Scan, Fax, and Photo button lights are off when this button is selected. 10 ...
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    ...printer display is dimmed. • The printer changes to Power Saver mode after ten minutes. • The printer prints on both sides of the paper (duplex) for copy and fax jobs, and for printing in Windows (selected models only). Using the printer control panel buttons and menus 15
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    ... after two minutes of inactivity or after the printer is turned off: Copy menu Copies Quality Resize... temporary settings into new default settings 1 From the printer control panel, press ... 2 Press the up or... Press again to select Use Current. Using the printer control panel buttons and menus ...
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    ... Power Saver timeout in the Setup menu, then press and hold turn off the printer. for three seconds to to turn the printer on. 2 From the printer control panel, press and hold Note: Do..., make your selections using the printer control panel Initial Setup Complete appears on the display. ...
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    ... Fedora 10 (Web only)1 driver for this operating system is available only at support.dell.com. 1 The printer Using the Windows printer software Software installed during ... software programs and what they can help you do. If you did not install these additional programs during ...
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    ... files from Windows. Order ink. Send a fax. Receive a fax in three-in-one printers.... automatically with the printer software if the printer has wireless capability. Dell Service Center .... Save settings. Note: Printing Preferences is installed automatically with the printer software. Note: Your...
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    Updating the printer software (Windows only) Checking for software updates 1 Click or Start. 2 Click ... send a print job, then try removing and reinstalling the printer. Uninstalling the printer software 1...Using the World Wide Web Updated printer software may be available at support.dell.com. Using ...
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    ... paper tray Make sure: • You use paper designed for inkjet printers. • The paper is not used or damaged. • If you are using specialty ... adjust the paper guides. 1 Pull tray completely out of the printer. 2 Move the paper guides to the sides of tray. Loading paper and original documents 21
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    ... are loading A4- or legal-size paper, then squeeze the tab and pull to extend the tray. Note: When you pull the extension out, the first stop accommodates A4-size paper. When the extension is fully out, it accommodates legal-size paper. 4 Load the paper. Loading paper and original documents 22
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    5 Adjust the paper guides to rest gently against the left, right, and bottom edges of the ... legal-size paper, then the tray sticks out from the front of the printer when inserted. 7 Flip up the paper stop to catch ... stop. Use both extenders for A4 and legal. Loading paper and original documents 23
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    Loading envelopes or photo paper 1 Pull tray completely out of the printer. 2 Move the paper guides to the sides of tray. Loading paper and original documents 24
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    ... outline on the bottom of the tray to help you position envelopes or photo paper. Note: Do not mix paper types in ... side facedown. (If you are not sure which side is the printable side, then see the instructions that came with the envelopes or photo paper.) Loading paper and original documents 25
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    5 Adjust the paper guides to rest gently against the left, right, and bottom edges of the envelopes or photo paper. 1 1 3 2 3 2 6 Insert ... they exit. Note: For best results, allow photos to dry at least 24 hours before stacking, displaying, or storing. Loading paper and original documents 26
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    ... sure • The paper is designed for use with inkjet printers. • The paper guides rest against the left... envelopes • The envelopes are designed for use with inkjet printers. • The print side of the envelopes faces down... size. If the exact envelope size is not listed, select the next larger size...
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    ... A4-size label sheets. The print side of the labels faces down. The top of the labels feeds into the printer first. The paper guides rest against the left, right, and ..., photo papers, or postcards • The thickness does not exceed 0.025 inches (0.635 mm). • The print side of the ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 29
    ...the documents and photos that you print. Note: These default settings apply only to print, copy, and scan jobs that you initiate from the printer. 1 From the printer control panel, press . 2 Choose the default settings: • If you want...
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    c Press the up or down arrow button to select the default photo print size for the printer, and then press . Loading original documents on the scanner glass 1 Open the scanner lid and place the document facedown on the scanner glass. 2 Close the scanner ...
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    ... print quality for better prints. Make sure there is enough ink in the ink cartridges. Remove each... Load the paper in the printer. 2 Send the print job: a With a document open, click File  Print. b Click ... and how the pages should print. d Click OK to close any printer software dialogs. e Click OK...
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    ...Click OK to close any printer software dialogs. 5 Click OK or Print. Printing pages in reverse order ...first disable two-sided printing. 4 Click OK to close any printer software dialogs. 5 Click OK ... OK to close any printer software dialogs. 6 Click OK or Print. Printing documents from a memory card...
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    ... To assign a computer name and a PIN to the computer, see the Help for the printer software associated with your operating system. Printing specialty documents Printing envelopes 1 ... an orientation. f Click OK to close any printer software dialogs. g Click OK or Print. Printing 33
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    ...d Click OK to close any printer software dialogs. e Click OK or Print. Tips on loading label ... beginning these instructions, load the custom-size paper in the printer. 1 With a document open, click File  Print. 2...6 Click OK to close any printer software dialogs. 7 Click OK or Print. Printing 34
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 35
    ...may be necessary if your flash drive does not fit directly into the port... that came with it. • Make sure that the memory card inserted is supported by the printer. For more information, see... connector, the memory device, or the printer in the areas shown while actively printing, reading, or writing...
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    Notes: • If the printer does not recognize the memory device, then remove and reinsert it. • If a flash drive... Format) .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint Open Document Format) .wpd (WordPerfect) Images: • JPEG • TIFF Printing photos using the printer control panel 1 Load photo paper. 2 From the ...
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    ... or black-and-white print. When you select color or black-only printing, the light near your ... then press to select Photos. 3 From the printer control panel, press to select Select and Print. . 4 Press the ...or black-and-white print. When you select color or black-only printing, the light near your ...
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    Printing photos from a memory device using the printer software 1 Load photo paper. 2 From the printer control panel, press 3 Insert a memory card or flash drive. 4 Transfer or print the photos: . If the printer is using a USB connection • Fast Pics launches automatically when you ...
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    ..., any connector, the memory device, or the printer in the areas shown while actively printing, reading, or writing from ...: Use Camera to choose and print photos. Press OK to select printer default settings. ... time you make a selection. Note: The printer will use the default print settings unless you ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 40
    ...button until it appears on the display. 9 Press 10 Press . . The printer scans the proof sheet. 11 Load photo... black-and-white print. When you select color or black-only printing, the light near your... then make sure that the size of the paper loaded in the printer is not smaller than the size you ...
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    ..., see the documentation for your PDA. Setting up a connection between your printer and a Bluetooth-enabled device Note: The printer does not support printing files from your computer using a Bluetooth connection. You need to set up a ...
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    ...Dongle Connected appears on the display. Note: A Bluetooth adapter is not included with the printer. 2 From the printer control panel, press ... 3 ...digit pass key, and then press . Printing from a Bluetooth-enabled device Note: The printer does not support printing files from your computer using a...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 43
    ... Bluetooth-enabled device" on page 41. 3 Set up the Bluetooth device to print to the printer. For more information, see the documentation for your Bluetooth device. 4 ...automatically The automatic duplex unit, available only on selected printer models, supports letter- and A4-size paper....
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    ...Extended. 7 Click OK to close any printer software dialogs. 8 Click OK or Print. Note: To return to single-sided...Note: The Print Instruction Page to Assist in Reloading item is selected automatically. 5 Click OK. The printer prints the odd-numbered pages and the instruction sheet. 6 Flip and reload ...
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    ... folder opens. 4 Right-click the printer, and then select Set as Default Printer. Changing the printing mode To conserve ink, you can change the default ...OK. The printer folder opens. 4 Right-click the printer, and then select Printing Preferences. 5 Select Quick Print as the ...
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    ..., or click OK. The printer folder opens. 4 Right-click the printer, and then select Open. 5 Cancel the print job: • If you want to cancel a particular print ..., and then select Cancel. • If you want to cancel all print jobs in the queue, then click Printer  Cancel All Documents. Printing 46
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    ... you purchased a printer without an ADF, then load original documents or photos on the scanner glass.... paper. 2 Load an original document faceup into the ADF or facedown on the scanner glass. 3 From the printer control ...and-white copy. When you select color or black-only printing, the light near your ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 48
    .... 6 Press . Note: For best results, allow the prints to dry at least 24 hours before ... the image to the printer memory. 6 When prompted to copy the back side of the ID card, press printing..... 2 Load an original document faceup into the ADF or facedown on the scanner glass. 3 From the printer control...
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    ... Borderless, then the printer will reduce or enlarge the document or photo as necessary to print a borderless copy ...If you select a poster size, then the printer will print a single image across multiple ... minutes of printer inactivity. Adjusting copy quality 1 Load paper. 2 Load an original document...
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    Collating copies using the printer control panel If you print multiple copies of a document, then you can choose to print ... per sheet. 1 Load paper. 2 Load an original document faceup into the ADF or facedown on the scanner glass. 3 From the printer control panel, press . 4 Press ...
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    ... duplex unit, available only on selected printer models, supports letter- and A4-size paper. If you purchased a model without ...Press to save the first page of the document to the printer memory. 7 Follow the instructions on the display. Making a duplex copy manually 1 Load paper. 2 Load an original...
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    7 Remove the paper from the paper exit tray, and then reload the paper to print the other side of the document. 8 Press . Canceling copy jobs To cancel a copy job, press . Scanning stops and the printer returns to the previous menu. Copying 52
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 53
    .... If you purchased a printer without an ADF, then load original documents or photos on... and a PIN to the computer, see the Help for the printer software associated with your operating system. 4 Wait until the printer has finished downloading a list of the scan applications available on the selected ...
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    ... been saved. Scanning photos into an editing application Using the printer control panel... and a PIN to the computer, see the Help for the printer software associated with your operating system. 4 Wait until the printer has finished downloading the list of scan applications available on the selected...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 55
    ... destination computer, and the scan appears within the application as a new file. Using the printer software 1 Load a photo or photos facedown on the scanner glass. 2 Click or Start.... Printer Home. 5 Choose your printer from the printer drop-down list. 6 Click Document. Scanning starts and the...
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    Scanning directly to e-mail using the printer software 1 Load an original document faceup into the ADF or facedown on the scanner glass. 2 Click or Start. 3 Click All Programs or Programs, and then select the printer program folder from the list. 4 Select Printer Home. 5 Choose your printer...
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    ... how PINs get assigned to network computers, see the Help for the printer software associated with your operating system. What is ... use to open it on your computer. The printer downloads this application list from your computer when scanning for the first time. If you do not see the application you ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 58
    ...the printer to fax Scenario 1: Standard telephone line Setup 1: Printer is connected to a dedicated fax line EXT LINE To connect: Connect the... of the printer. Tips for this setup: • You can set the printer to receive faxes automatically (Auto Answer On) or manually (Auto Answer Off). • If you...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 59
    Setup 2: Printer is sharing the line with an answering machine Connected to the same telephone wall jack EXT LINE PHONE LINE ... the port. Connected to different wall jacks port of the printer. port of the printer, and then connect the answering machine to the EXT LINE PHONE LINE Faxing 59
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    ...this setup: • If you have only one telephone number on your line, then you need to set the printer to receive faxes automatically (Auto ...you have set it to receive faxes automatically. Setup 3: Printer is sharing the line with a telephone subscribed to voice mail service EXT LINE To connect: 1 ...
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    ... sure that you set the correct ring pattern for the printer. Otherwise, the printer will not receive faxes even if you have set ...causes noise and static on the telephone, failed and poor quality faxes for the printer, and slow Internet connection on your computer. To install a filter for the printer:...
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    ... the telephone to the port. port of the printer and then Scenario 3: VoIP telephone service To connect: 1 Connect one end of a telephone cable to the port of the printer. 2 Connect the other ... Phone Line 1 or Phone Port, and then plug the printer and telephone into the splitter. Make sure ...
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    Scenario 4: Digital telephone service through a cable provider Setup 1: Printer is connected directly to a cable modem Follow this setup if you normally connect ... the Phone Line 1 or Phone Port , and then plug the printer and telephone into the splitter. Make sure you use a ...
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    Setup 2: Printer is connected to a wall jack; cable modem is installed elsewhere in the house Follow ...printer. port of the printer, and then connect the telephone to the port. Scenario 5: Country-specific setup... to an RJ-11 wall jack. The fax ports on the back of the printer and the telephone cable...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 65
    ... To connect: 1 Connect one end of a telephone cable to the port of the printer. 2 Connect the other end of the cable to the RJ-11 adapter, and ...: • Do not remove the wrap plug from the port of the printer. • The printer may not come with an RJ-11 adapter in your country or region. Faxing 65
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    ...the wall jack. You cannot plug a telephone or answering port of the printer. This is called serial connection. machine into the Austria Belgium Denmark... not remove the wrap plug from the the printer. It is necessary for the proper functioning of the devices on the telephone line. port of Faxing 66
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 67
    EXT LINE To connect: Connect the cable from the wall jack to the port of the printer. Connecting the printer to a wall jack in Germany The German wall jack has two kinds of ports. The N ports are for fax machines, modems, and answering machines. The F port is for telephones. N F N Faxing 67
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 68
    ... fax machines also block faxes without sender information, so make sure that you enter this information in your printer. Setting the fax header 1 From the printer control panel, press ... 2 Press the arrow buttons to scroll to Fax Setup, and then press 3 Press ...
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    ...those settings. The changes appear the next time you launch the fax software. The printer also saves the settings that you choose in the fax software.... 3 Click Printer Home. 4 Click the Fax tab, and then click Set up the printer to fax. The Printer Setup Wizard opens. 5 Run the Printer Setup Wizard....
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    ...you view the sent and received fax history of your printer. • Print confirmation pages or transmission reports.... have multiple patterns. Fax Printing • Set the printer to print incoming faxes to fit a page. .... If you set the printer to scan after dialing, then the printer does not automatically ...
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    ... software. If you create a contact list in the printer control panel, then the fax software automatically saves those contacts as Phonebook entries. Likewise, when you add contacts to the fax software, the printer automatically saves them to the printer Address Book. You can save up to 89 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 72
    ... only on selected models. If you purchased a printer without an ADF, load original documents or photos on the scanner glass. Use the scanner glass ... the scanner glass, close the scanner lid to avoid dark edges on the scanned image. Sending faxes using the printer control panel 1 From the printer ...
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    ...30 recipients. Sending faxes using the computer 1 With a document open, click File  Print. 2 From the Printer Name menu, select the fax version of your printer, and then ...you hear a dial tone. • If you set the printer to receive faxes manually (Auto Answer Off), then make sure...
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    ..., then make sure that you set the correct ring pattern for the printer. Otherwise, the printer will not receive faxes even if you have set it to ... need to run the installer again. You can set up and configure the fax through the fax software that was installed with the printer software. Faxing 74
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 75
    ... The Printer Home opens. d Click the Fax tab, and then click Set up the printer to fax. The Printer Setup Wizard opens. e Run the Printer Setup ...enter the correct distinctive ring pattern for that number in the fax software or in the Fax Setup menu of the printer control panel. If you ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 76
    ...voice calls first. If an incoming call is a fax, the printer can detect fax signals on the line and takes the ...the printer rings, but it never receives the fax. To set the ring pattern in the printer: 1 From the printer control panel, press ... 2 Press the arrow buttons to scroll to Fax Setup, and ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 77
    ...dial tone through both the wall jack and the printer, then see the "Fax troubleshooting checklist" on page 121. How do I adjust the speaker volume on the printer? Listen to ... dialing a number on hook. If you set the printer to receive faxes manually, then make sure that you set...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 78
    ... fax, and then press 7 Press to start scanning the document. . 8 If the printer is not set to the 24-hour mode, press the arrow buttons to select AM ... PM, and then press 9 Press to save the scheduled fax. . The printer sends the fax at the designated time. Do not turn off ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 79
    ... that the fax was sent successfully? You can set the printer to print a confirmation page, or transmission report, every time ... display. You can also print reports of sent and/or received faxes. 1 From the printer control panel, press . . 2 Press the arrow buttons to scroll to Fax Setup, and then ...
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    How do I forward a fax? 1 From the printer control panel, press ... 2 Press the arrow buttons to scroll to Fax Setup, and then press 3 Press ... retrieve failed faxes? The printer saves an incoming fax to the printer memory before it prints the fax. If the printer runs out of ink or runs out of paper,...
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    If an incoming fax or an outgoing fax fails due to power loss, then the printer automatically prints an error report the next time it is turned on. For... know who sent the fax and how many pages were not printed. For outgoing faxes, it lets you know how many pages were not ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 82
    ... printer on a wireless network Wireless network compatibility Your printer contains an IEEE 802.11n wireless print server. Your printer is compatible with IEEE 802.11 b/g/n routers that are Wi-Fi certified. Supported network security options The printer ...
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    ... uses. Printing a network setup page A network setup page lists the configuration settings of the printer, ... Page. The network setup page prints. Information you will need to set up the printer on a wireless network To set up the printer for wireless printing, you need to know: • The name of ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 84
    ... any other computer on the network. However, you will need to install the printer driver on every computer that will access it. You do not ... again, although you will need to run the setup software on each computer to install the driver. 1 Close all open software programs. 2 Insert the installation ...
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    ... button, you have five minutes to complete the printer installation. 3 Return to the computer screen. From the list ... your network, and then click Continue. If your wireless network does ... the wireless setup, allowing the printer to receive a DHCP address from a DHCP server on the network. 2 Print a ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 86
    ... the IP address you want to assign to the printer in the IP Address field. 8 Click the Submit... support person. Changing wireless settings after installation To change wireless settings on the printer... network between the printer and a computer with a wireless network adapter In Windows Vista 1 Click...
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    ... the Windows Control Panel and any remaining windows. 9 Insert the installation software CD, and follow the directions for wireless installation. Note: Do not connect the ... the Wireless Networks tab does not appear, your computer has third-party software that controls your wireless ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 88
    ... and then click Refresh network list. 24 Insert the installation software CD, and follow the directions for wireless installation. Note: Do not connect the ...adapter for information on configuring an ad hoc network with Windows 2000. Adding a printer to an existing ad hoc wireless network ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 89
    ... the wireless router must also support WPS. If you want to use WPS to set up your printer, then insert the CD...you have configured your printer for one type of connection and that the printer drivers are installed on the computer. See related topics on troubleshooting specific connection types if you ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 90
    ... a USB cable to the computer and to the printer. 2 Wait for a moment for Windows to locate the driver and finish setting up ... a USB cable to the computer and to the printer. 2 Wait a moment for Windows to locate the driver and finish setting up the printer. 3 Select the USB printer (see "Selecting ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 91
    ... through Network Neighborhood by enabling File and Print Sharing. See the Windows documentation for instructions on enabling File and Print Sharing. b Install the printer software on all computers that will print to the printer. 2 Identify the ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 92
    ... network Before you install the printer on an Ethernet network, make sure that: • You have completed the initial setup of the printer. • Your network is set up and working ... to your network. 1 Close all open software programs. 2 Insert the installation software CD. Networking 92
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    If the Welcome screen does not appear after a minute, do one of the following: a Click , or click... the letter of your CD or DVD drive. 3 Follow the instructions on the computer screen to set up the printer, selecting Ethernet connection when you are prompted to select a connection type. Networking ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 94
    .... How are home networks configured? For desktop computers, laptops, and printers to communicate with each other over a network, they must be .... Note: The printers in the following diagrams represent printers with internal print servers built in to them so that they can communicate over a network. ...
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    Wired network example • A desktop computer, a laptop, and a printer are connected by Ethernet cables to a hub, router, or switch. • ... connections on a network with Internet access • All computers and printers connect to the network through a router with Ethernet and wireless capabilities. • ...
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    ...the Internet. Note: Most computers can connect to only one wireless network at a time. If you... network. Why do I need an installation cable? When setting up the printer on your wireless network, the printer will need to temporarily connect to a computer using the installation cable. This temporary ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 97
    ...wireless access point. In ad hoc mode, a computer with a wireless network adapter communicates directly with a printer equipped with a wireless print server. The computer must have a valid IP address for the current network and be set to ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 98
    ...a network in infrastructure mode using the installation CD that came with the printer. Infrastructure mode is the recommended setup method because it provides:... and receive radio signals. The signal strength listed on the printer network setup page indicates how strongly a transmitted signal is being...
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    ...To determine if the printer is receiving a strong signal from the access point, print a network setup page. ... think signal strength is a problem between your access point and the printer, try one or ... computer if they seem to have trouble communicating. MOVE THE PRINTER CLOSER TO THE WIRELESS ACCESS ...
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    ... wireless network? If the printer is not on the same wireless network as the computer, you will not be able to print wirelessly. The SSID of the printer must match the SSID... it exactly, including any capital letters. 2 Print the printer network setup page. In the Wireless section, look...
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    Every device capable of communicating on a network has a MAC address. Network printers, computers, and routers,...uses MAC address filtering, be sure to add the MAC address of the printer to the list of allowed devices. How do I ... MAC address label is located inside the printer. MAC: XX XX XX XX XX XX...
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    ... printer IP address by viewing the printer network setup page. How are IP addresses assigned? An IP ... computer, the computer sends all print jobs across the network to the printer using this address. If the...setup to manually enter an address and other network information after selecting your printer ...
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    Select the same key index on your printer as you are using on your wireless access point. Networking 103
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    Maintaining the printer Maintaining ink cartridges In addition to the following tasks that you can perform, ... Press again to select Check Ink Levels. Using the printer software 1 Click or Start. 2 Click ... the alignment page until printing is finished. Using the printer software 1 Load plain paper. ...
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    ... Choose your printer from the printer drop-down list. 6 From the Maintenance tab, click Align cartridges. ... must replace the ink cartridges before you can clean the printhead nozzles. Using the printer control...Clean Printhead, and then press Using the printer software 1 Click or Start. 2 Click All ...
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    ... the finish of the printer. 4 Wipe only the outside of the printer, making sure to remove any ink residue that has accumulated on the paper ... the interior may cause damage to your printer. 5 Make sure the printer is dry before beginning a new print job. Cleaning the scanner glass 1 Dampen a clean,...
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    ...Service Center to solve printer problems The Service Center provides step-by-step troubleshooting help and contains ...3 Select Printer Home. 4 From the Support tab, select Service Center. If Troubleshooting does not solve ... 108 "Software did not install" on page 110 "Print job does not print or ...
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    "Printer is printing blank pages" on page 112 "Printer is busy or does not respond" on page 112 "Cannot delete documents from the print queue" on ... Complete the initial printer setup. Printhead errors If the "Before you troubleshoot" checklist does not solve the problem...
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    REMOVE AND REINSERT THE PRINTHEAD 1 Open the printer and lift the latch. 2 Remove the printhead. Warning-Potential Damage: Do not touch the printhead nozzles. 3 Wipe the printhead contacts using a clean, lint-free cloth. Troubleshooting 109
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    ... If you encountered problems while installing, or if your printer does not appear in the list in the Printers folder or as a printer option when sending a print job,... REQUIREMENTS LISTED ON THE PRINTER BOX TEMPORARILY DISABLE SECURITY PROGRAMS IN WINDOWS BEFORE INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE CHECK ...
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    ...problem, then try one or more of the following: MAKE SURE THE INK CARTRIDGES ARE INSERTED CORRECTLY 1 Turn the printer on, and then open the printer. 2 Make ...another USB port on the computer. You may have connected to a defective port. REMOVE AND REINSTALL THE PRINTER SOFTWARE Troubleshooting 111
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    Printer is printing blank pages Blank pages may be caused by improperly installed ink cartridges... until printing is finished. . Printer is busy or does not respond If the "Before you troubleshoot" ... other jobs to print, then the computer and printer may not be communicating. RESTART THE COMPUTER AND...
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    Cannot print through USB If the "Before you troubleshoot" checklist does not solve the problem, then try ...USB port is enabled. For more information, see the computer documentation. REMOVE AND REINSTALL THE PRINTER SOFTWARE Jams and misfeeds troubleshooting "Paper jam in the printer" on page ...
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    1 Press to turn off the printer. 2 Check the paper tray or lift the scanner unit to check for ... to tear the paper while removing it. 4 Press to turn the printer back on. Paper jam in the duplex unit Note: The parts inside the printer are sensitive. Avoid unnecessarily touching these parts while ...
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    ... 3 Reinsert the duplex unit. 4 Touch DONE or press , depending on your printer model. 5 From your computer, resume the print job. Paper jam in the ...: The parts inside the printer are sensitive. Avoid unnecessarily touching these parts while clearing jams. Troubleshooting 115
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    .... 2 Close the ADF door. 3 Touch DONE or press , depending on your printer model. 4 From your computer, resume the print job. Paper or specialty media ... PAPER LOADING • Load a smaller amount of paper into the printer. • Load paper with the print side facedown. (If you are not ...
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    ... more of the following: CHECK THE INK LEVELS Replace low or empty ink cartridges. SELECT A HIGHER PRINT QUALITY FROM THE PRINTER SOFTWARE MAKE SURE THE INK CARTRIDGES ARE PROPERLY INSTALLED ALIGN THE PRINTHEAD CLEAN OR DEEP CLEAN THE PRINTHEAD NOZZLES ...
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    ...your system. ADD MEMORY Consider purchasing more RAM. SELECT A LOWER PRINT QUALITY FROM THE PRINTER SOFTWARE MANUALLY SELECT A PAPER TYPE THAT MATCHES ...YOU ARE USING REMOVE AND REINSTALL THE PRINTER SOFTWARE Computer slows down when printing These are possible solutions. Try...
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    ... THE DEFAULT PRINTER REMOVE AND REINSTALL THE PRINTER SOFTWARE Scanner unit does not close 1 Lift the scanner unit... one or more of the following: CLEAN THE SCANNER GLASS ADJUST THE SCAN QUALITY FROM THE PRINTER SOFTWARE REVIEW THE TIPS FOR COPYING, SCANNING, AND IMPROVING PRINT QUALITY USE A CLEARER...
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    ...MAKE SURE THE PRINTER AND THE DESTINATION COMPUTER ARE CONNECTED TO THE SAME NETWORK MAKE SURE THE PRINTER SOFTWARE IS INSTALLED ON THE DESTINATION COMPUTER Fax troubleshooting “Fax troubleshooting checklist” on page 121 “Cannot send faxesମ.
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    ... are using a phone splitter. Do not use a line splitter. Cannot send faxes If the "Fax troubleshooting checklist" does not solve the problem, then try one or more of the following: MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED YOUR USER INFORMATION IN...
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    ...5 Select a sending speed, and then press . . . SET THE PRINTER TO SCAN THE ORIGINAL DOCUMENT BEFORE DIALING THE NUMBER The printer does not automatically redial if you set it to scan the original document after dialing the number. Set the printer...
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    ... is not correct, enter the correct prefix, and then press . . Cannot receive faxes If the "Fax troubleshooting checklist" does not solve the problem, then try one or more of the following: MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE CONFIGURED THE CORRECT SETTINGS ...
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    ... saves an incoming fax to the printer memory before it prints the fax. If the printer runs out of ink or runs ...and then press 5 Copy the manual answer code that appears on the display. . Cannot run the fax software The printer must be connected to a telephone, DSL, VoIP, or cable service before you ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 125
    ... sender information. Fax Mode Unsupported The receiving fax machine does not support color fax or the scan resolution of the document that you are sending. •... encountered problems during transmission. The telephone cable is connected to the wrong port on the back of the printer. The printer is...
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    ...: Possible solutions: The printer cannot detect a dial tone. See the "Fax troubleshooting checklist."... before dialing. The scanned document is saved in the printer memory. The printer can then retrieve ... the number, and then resend the fax. • Set the printer to redial. Note: Depending on your...
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    ... inserted If the "Memory card troubleshooting checklist" does not solve the problem, then try one... printer from the computer or the computer from the printer. Cannot print documents from a memory card or flash drive If the "Memory card troubleshooting checklist" does not solve the problem, then try ...
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    ...computers on your wireless network. If your network has Internet access, try connecting to the Internet over a wireless connection. • The printer driver is installed on the computer from which you are performing a task. • The correct printer port...
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    ... signal. Make sure the printer and wireless access point are not separated by poles, walls, or support columns containing .... • Any non-Microsoft firewalls on the computer are updated to the most recent version and allow the printer software to communicate over the network. The Continue button is ...
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    ...you have any doubts, look for an updated version of the printer software on our Web site. For more information, see "Installing the printer software" in the User's Guide. You can access the ...When you get to the Software Already Installed screen, make sure you select Install a printer. •...
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    ...on page 131 "Wi-Fi indicator light is not lit" on page 135 "Wi-Fi indicator light is green but the printer does not print (Windows only)" on page 134 "Wi-Fi indicator light is still orange" on page 135 "Wi-Fi indicator light is...
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    Cannot print over wireless network If you encountered problems while installing, or if your printer does not appear in the printers folder or as a printer option when sending a print job, then you can try uninstalling and reinstalling the...
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    ... to your wireless network, then you must add the printer MAC address to the list of addresses allowed to connect to ... COMPUTER AND PRINTER ARE CONNECTED TO THE SAME WIRELESS NETWORK If the printer is not on the same wireless network as the computer, then you will not be able to print wirelessly. The ...
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    ... the computer. Wi-Fi indicator light is green but the printer does not print (Windows only) If you have ...and all of the settings appear to be correct, but the printer does not print, then try one or ... window and try printing again. SELECT THE WIRELESS PRINTER You may need to select the ...
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    ... you select the right printer port. 8 Click OK, and then try to print again. Wi...-Fi indicator light is orange, it may indicate that the printer is: • Not configured in infrastructure mode • Waiting to ... you must reset the printer and computer SSID to the same network name. Troubleshooting 135
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    ... and network adapters. If you are having trouble printing, try placing the computer and printer no more than 100 feet apart. You can find... uses MAC address filtering, make sure that you include the MAC address of the printer in the MAC address filter list. This will allow the...
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    ... and network adapters. If you are having trouble printing, try placing the computer and printer no more than 100 feet apart. You can find... uses MAC address filtering, make sure that you include the MAC address of the printer in the MAC address filter list. This will allow the...
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    ...wireless network. Turn off and then restart the printer to try to connect again. • If the access point does not respond, it will take... the printer. This ensures that your computer is communicating with your printer. If the printer does not respond, then "Request timed out" displays. • Your ...
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    ... screen. Wireless print server not installed You may see a message during installation indicating that the printer does not have a wireless print server installed. If you are sure the printer is capable of wireless printing, try the following: CHECK POWER ...
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    ... by viewing the printer network setup page. If the printer and/or the laptop does not have an IP address, or if either has an address... Check the IP addresses again. If the laptop and/or printer still does not receive a valid IP address, there is a problem with your wireless ...
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    ..., open your VPN Client software and check your VPN connections. If you do not have a VPN Client software installed, check the connections manually using the Windows VPN Client. If you would like to have the ability to connect to your...
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    ... distinct channel. Refer to the manual that came with your wireless router if you are not sure how... Complete the wireless setup, allowing the printer to receive a DHCP address from a DHCP server on the network. 2 Print a network setup page to see what IP address is currently assigned to the printer. ...
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    ...Type the IP address you want to assign to the printer in the IP Address field. 8 Click the Submit ...address field and checking to see if the printer Web page reloads. CHECK FOR KNOWN ... card in that computer. It is possible that there is an updated driver available that could resolve the issue. CHANGE...
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    ...to computer over a network 120 copier or scanner does not respond 119 partial document or photo scans 119 poor scanned image quality 119 ... default 16 changing wireless settings after installation (Windows) 86 checking ink levels 104 checking an unresponsive printer 107 checking the dial tone 76 Index...
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    ... the printer cleaning 105 e-mailing scanned documents 56 D default printer, setting 44 defaults resetting factory ... 30 loading on scanner glass 30 printing 31 scanning for editing 55 scanning using the printer control panel 53... Unsupported 125 Fax Modem Error 125 No Answer 126 No Caller ID 126 Phone ...
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    ... for setting up printer on wireless network 83 infrastructure network 97 ink conserving 6 ink cartridges ordering 11 ... network (Windows) 84 installing printer on wired network (Windows) 92 installing printer software 20 installing wireless printer additional computers 84 interference wireless network...
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    ... 128 photos from memory device printing using printer software 38 PictBridge and ...panel buttons 13 location 9 using 13 printer does not print wireless 131 printer does not print wirelessly 134 printer does not respond 112... printing blank pages 112 printer problems, basic solutions 107 printer software...
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    ... from digital camera using DPOF 40 photos from memory device using printer software 38 photos using printer control panel 36 ... language appears on display 108 page does not print 111 printer does not respond 112 printer printing blank pages 112 printhead error 108 software did not install 110 sharing...
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    ... basic printer problems 107 wireless network 128 troubleshooting, copy scanner unit does not... 108 page does not print 111 printer does not respond 112 printer printing blank pages 112 printhead error 108 software did ..., fax 79 U UK special wireless setup instructions 85 uninstalling printer software ...
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    ... wired network (Ethernet) 92 installing printer on wireless network 84 Windows software Abbyy Sprint OCR ... (Ethernet) networking for Windows 92 wireless 89, 100 printer does not print 131 troubleshooting 131, 134 wireless ... 136 Wi-Fi indicator light is green printer does not print 134 Wi-Fi indicator ...



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