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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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    ......11 Replacing ink cartridges...11 Recycling Dell products...12 Using the printer control panel ...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...
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    ...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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    ... an Ethernet network...92 Networking FAQ...93 Maintaining the printer...104 Maintaining ink cartridges...104 Cleaning the exterior of the printer...105 ... Before you troubleshoot...107 Using the Service Center to solve printer problems...107 If Troubleshooting does not solve your problem...107 Setup ...
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    ...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 storm. Do not set up this ...
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    ...On selected printer models, this feature sets the printer to automatically print on both sides of the paper (duplex) for copy and ... lets you print on both sides of the paper manually or automatically (depending on your printer model). • Preview print jobs before printing. Use the preview features ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 7
    ... 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 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 8
    ... using the printer software Find it here Windows Help Open a printer software program or application, and then click Help. ... on labels located on your printer. • Software and Drivers-Certified drivers for your printer and Installation software CD installers for Dell printer software technical ...
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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 Color cartridge,... Series 24 Series 21 Series 24 Regular cartridge Series 21R Series 24R Series 21R ... you have a new ink cartridge or cartridges before you begin. You must install new cartridges ...
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    ... tab, and then remove the used ink cartridge or cartridges. 1 2 4 Use two hands to install each cartridge. 2 1 Note: Install the new ink cartridges immediately after ... the protective cap to avoid exposing the ink to air. 5 Close the printer. Recycling Dell products To return Dell ...
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    ... 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 mode... turn off the printer. 2 Copy Access the copy menu and make copies. 3 Scan Access the... one menu level to a higher one. Using the printer control panel buttons and menus 13...
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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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    ...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
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 16
    ... settings after two minutes of inactivity or after the printer is turned off: Copy menu Copies ... minutes of inactivity or after you turn off the printer, but they will return to the factory default ... settings into new default settings 1 From the printer control panel, press ... 2 Press the up or ...
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    ... timeout feature if you do not want the printer to revert to the default settings after two ... settings Resetting to factory default settings will delete all the printer settings you have previously ... seconds to to turn the printer on. 2 From the printer control panel, press and hold Note: Do not ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 18
    ... The printer software requires up to 500 MB of free disk space. Supported operating systems Microsoft Windows 7...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 printer installation ...
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    ... Print, scan, or convert local files from Windows. Order ink. Send a fax. Receive a fax in three-in-one printers. Add, edit, or ... images. Save settings. Note: Printing Preferences is installed automatically with the printer software. Note: Your printer may not come with some of these programs ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 20
    ...CD, all the necessary software was installed. If you encountered problems while installing, or if your printer does not appear in the Printers folder or as a printer option when you send a print job, then try removing and reinstalling the ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 21
    ... original documents Loading the paper tray Make sure: • You use paper designed for inkjet printers. • The paper is not used or damaged. • If you are using...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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    ...photo paper. Note: Load envelopes or photo paper with the printable 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
    ... number of pages needed to print the banner. Set the stack of pages in front of the printer. Slide the first ...apply only to print, copy, and scan jobs that you initiate from the printer. 1 From the printer control ...type for the printer, and then press . • If you want to set the default photo print ...
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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 ...
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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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    4 Click OK to close any printer software dialogs. 5 Click OK or Print. Printing pages in reverse order By default, the ... order, you must first disable two-sided printing. 4 Click OK to close any printer software dialogs. 5 Click OK or Print. Printing multiple pages on one sheet 1 With a document ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 33
    ... 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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    ... orientation is also selected in the software application. Printing labels 1 Load the label sheets in the printer. 2 Send the... Click OK to close any printer software dialogs. e Click OK or Print. Tips on loading label...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 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 37
    ... least 24 hours before stacking, displaying, or storing. Editing photos using the printer control panel 1 Load photo paper. 2 Insert a memory... stored on the memory device, then press to select Photos. 3 From the printer control panel, press to select Select and Print. . 4 Press the left or right ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 38
    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 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 39
    ... an error message is displayed on the printer control panel. For more information, see the camera documentation. • The printer reads only one memory device at a time. Warning-Potential ... display: Use Camera to choose and print photos. Press OK to select printer default settings. 4 If ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 40
    ...until it appears on the display. 9 Press 10 Press . . The printer scans the proof sheet. 11 Load ...many of each, and the print settings while the memory card is still in the camera. The printer recognizes ... make sure that the size of the paper loaded in the printer is not smaller than the size you ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 41
    ..., 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 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 42
    ... level to High. Use the keypad to enter your four-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 Bluetooth connection. Printing 42
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 43
    ...a 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 ... the Bluetooth Security Level on the printer is set to High, you must enter a pass key. Printing on both sides of the...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 44
    ...In regions with high humidity, select Extended. 7 Click OK to close any printer software dialogs. 8 Click OK or Print. Note: To return to single-sided ... Print dialog when you send a print job. If you have to manually select your printer, then it is not the default printer. To...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 45
    ... 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 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 46
    ...-click the document name, and then select Resume. • If you want to resume all print jobs in the queue, then click Printer, and then clear the selection for ... Cancel. • If you want to cancel all print jobs in the queue, then click Printer  Cancel All Documents. Printing 46
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 47
    ... multiple-page documents. Note: The ADF is available only on selected models. If you purchased a printer without an ADF, then load original documents or photos on the scanner glass.... the ADF or facedown on the scanner glass. 3 From the printer control panel, press a color or black-and-white copy....
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 48
    ...printer control panel, press . 4 Press the up or down arrow button to scroll to Photo... 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 ...arrow button to scroll to On. 7 Press . Repeating an image on one page You can print the same page image multiple times on one sheet of paper. This option is helpful when creating items ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 51
    ...left or right arrow button to scroll to 2 to 2. 6 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 document faceup into the ADF...
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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
    ...only on selected models. If you purchased a printer without an ADF, then load original ... 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...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 54
    ... 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
    ... you selected in step 5 opens on the 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. 3 Click All Programs or ...
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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 ...e-mail message. Note: If your e-mail program does not open automatically, then you can scan the document to the computer and then send it through e-mail ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 57
    ... for all scans. To scan in black and white, press the Color/Black button on the printer... one. To learn how PINs get assigned to network computers, see the Help for the printer software... it on your computer. The printer downloads this application list from your computer when scanning for the first time...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 58
    .... Setting up the printer to fax Scenario 1: Standard telephone line Setup 1: Printer is connected to a dedicated fax line EXT LINE To connect: ... 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 ...
  • 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 To connect: 1 Connect the cable from the wall jack to the 2 Remove the protective plug from the port. Connected to different wall jacks port of the printer. port of...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 60
    ...wall jack to the port of the printer. Tips for this setup: • If you have only one telephone ... set the correct ring pattern for the printer. Otherwise, the printer will not receive faxes even... automatically. Setup 3: Printer is sharing the line with a telephone subscribed to voice mail service EXT...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 61
    ... you set the correct ring pattern for the printer. Otherwise, the printer will not receive faxes even if ... line, then you need to set the printer to receive faxes manually (Auto Answer Off). ..., press *9* or the manual answer code on the telephone to receive the fax. • You can also set the printer to...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 62
    ...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 end of ...not want to pay extra, then do not plug the printer into the second phone port. You...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 63
    Scenario 4: Digital telephone service through a cable provider Setup 1: Printer is connected directly to ... cable modem. To connect: 1 Connect one end of a telephone cable to the port of the printer. 2 Connect the other end... want to pay extra, then do not plug the printer into the second phone port. ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 64
    Setup 2: Printer is connected to a wall jack; cable modem is installed elsewhere in the house Follow .... port of the printer, and then connect the telephone to the port. Scenario 5: Country-specific setup ... RJ-11 wall jack. The fax ports on the back of the printer and the telephone cable that comes ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 65
    Connecting the printer to a non-RJ-11 wall jack EXT LINE To connect: 1 Connect one end of a telephone cable to the port of the printer. 2 Connect the other end of ... • Do not remove the wrap plug from the port of the printer. • The printer may not come with an RJ-11 adapter in ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 66
    ... wall jack. You cannot plug a telephone or answering port of the printer. This is called serial connection. machine into the Austria ... Warning-Potential Damage: If your country is on the list, then do not remove the wrap plug from the the printer. It is necessary for the proper functioning of the ...
  • 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
    Connect the printer to any of the N ports. EXT LINE N F N PHONE LINE To connect: 1 Connect one end of a telephone cable to the port of the printer. 2 Connect the other end of... sender information, so make sure that you enter this information in your printer. Setting the fax header 1 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 69
    ... The changes appear the next time you launch the fax software. The printer also saves the settings that you choose in the... tab, and then click Set up the printer to fax. The Printer Setup Wizard opens. 5 Run the Printer Setup Wizard. Make sure you select the correct telephone service and connection....
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 70
    .... The printer can then retrieve it and automatically redial the number. If you set the printer to scan after dialing, then the printer does not automatically redial, even when the phone line is busy. Fax Blocking Block unwanted incoming faxes....
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    ... entries. Likewise, when you add contacts to the fax software, the printer automatically saves them ...fax software 1 Click or Start. 2 Click All Programs or Programs, and then select the printer ... or to view the help information for the fax software. Creating a contact list using the printer control ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 72
    ... multiple-page documents. Note: The ADF is available only on selected models. If you purchased a printer without an ADF, load original documents or photos on the scanner glass. ... scanner lid to avoid dark edges on the scanned image. Sending faxes using the printer control panel 1 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 73
    ... 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...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 74
    ... have set it to receive faxes automatically. Receiving a fax manually 1 Turn off Auto Answer: a From the printer control panel, press . b Press the...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
    ... access the fax software: a Click or Start. b Click All Programs or Programs, and then select the printer program folder ... tab, and then click Set up the printer to fax. The Printer Setup Wizard opens. e Run the Printer Setup Wizard. Make sure you select the correct telephone service and connection....
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    ... set the printer to pick up on the greater number of rings. Because you have only one line... use to answer the call. Assign one of your telephone numbers to the printer as the fax number, and then... working or if the printer is properly connected to the telephone line. If you encounter problems sending ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 77
    ... working and properly connected to the printer. If you do not hear a dial tone through both the wall jack and the printer, ...a number on hook. If you set the printer to receive faxes manually, then make sure ... call before the answering machine? To make sure the printer picks up incoming faxes, set ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 78
    If you do not have distinctive ring service, then set the printer to receive faxes manually (Auto Answer Off). This setting lets you ... to send the 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 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 79
    ... fax was sent successfully? You can set the printer to print a confirmation page, or transmission report, ... can view the fax history of the printer on the display. You can also print reports of sent ... and then press . How do I print a fax on both sides of the paper? 1 From the printer control panel, ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 80
    ...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, then you can print the fax later after resolving the error. The printer prompts you if there are faxes to be printed. Faxing 80
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 81
    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. ... lets you know who sent the fax and how many pages were not printed. For outgoing faxes, it lets you know how many pages were ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 82
    Networking Installing the 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....Supported network security options The printer supports three wireless security options: no security, ...
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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
    ... the network. However, you will need to install the printer driver on every computer that will access it. You do not need to configure the printer again, although you will need to run the setup software on each computer to install the driver. 1 Close all open software programs....
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    ... click Continue. If your wireless network does not appear in the list: a Select Unlisted Network,... 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. ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 86
    ... support person. Changing wireless settings after installation To change wireless settings on the printer, ... or Start. 2 Click All Programs or Programs, and then select the printer program folder ... network between the printer and a computer with a wireless network adapter In Windows Vista 1 Click ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 87
    ... 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
    ...must support WPS. If any device on your network does not support WPS, then you must type the SSID and...assume that 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 ...
  • 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 the printer. 3 Select the USB printer (see "... a USB cable to the computer and to the printer. 2 Wait a moment for Windows to locate the driver and finish setting ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 91
    ... or click OK. The printer folder opens. 4 Right-click the printer you want to use, either Network or USB. 5 Select Set as ...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...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 92
    .... g Click OK. h Click Close on the Printer Ports dialog. i Make sure the new port... when possible to avoid potential problems caused by a damaged cable. Installing the printer on an Ethernet network... install the printer on an Ethernet network, make sure that: • You have completed the initial setup...
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    If the Welcome screen does not appear after a minute, do one of the following: a Click , or click Start and ... 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. ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 94
    ... system support person. What is a network? A network is a collection of devices such as computers, printers, Ethernet ... access point, or consult your system support person. Note: The WEP key or WPA... in the following diagrams represent printers with internal print servers built in to them so that they...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 95
    Wired network example • A desktop computer, a laptop, and a printer are connected by Ethernet cables to a hub, router, or switch. • The ... 1: Mixed wired and wireless connections on a network with Internet access • All computers and printers connect to the network through a router with Ethernet ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 96
    .... Note: Most computers can connect to only one wireless network at a time. If you access ... hoc 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
    ... printer. This connection allows you to configure the printer for a networked or locally attached installation. 1 Attach the large, rectangular connector to any... with a wireless network adapter communicates directly with a printer equipped with a wireless print server. The computer must have a valid...
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    ... Usually faster Usually slower We recommend setting up a network in infrastructure mode using the installation CD that came with the printer. Infrastructure mode is the recommended setup method because it provides: • Increased network security...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 99
    ...between the access point and the printer. To determine if the printer is receiving a strong signal from the access point, print a network setup page. The Quality ... you think signal strength is a problem between your access point and the printer, try one or more of the following:...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 100
    ... 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. Note: Make sure you copy it exactly, including any capital letters. 2 Print the printer network setup page. In the Wireless section, look for SSID...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 101
    ...network has a MAC address. Network printers, computers, and routers, whether Ethernet or wireless, all have... network. This is called the Media Access Control (MAC) address. When installing the printer on a network, make sure you... MAC address label is located inside the printer. MAC: XX XX XX XX XX XX...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 102
    ... is set up on a computer, the computer sends all print jobs across the network to the printer using this address. If the IP address is not automatically assigned,...during wireless setup to manually enter an address and other network information after selecting your printer from the ...
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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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    ... press 3 Press again to select Check Ink Levels. Using the printer software 1 Click or Start. 2 Click All Programs or Programs, and then ... An alignment page prints. Note: Do not remove the alignment page until printing is finished. Using the printer software 1 Load plain paper. 2 Click or Start. ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 105
    ... are too low, you must replace the ink cartridges before you can clean the printhead nozzles. Using the printer control panel 1 From the ... to Clean Printhead or Deep Clean Printhead, and then press Using the printer software 1 Click or Start. 2 Click All Programs or Programs, and then select the ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 106
    ... Damage: Do not use household cleaners or detergents, as they may damage the finish of the printer. 4 Wipe only the outside of the printer, making sure to remove any ink residue that has ... printer. 5 Make sure the printer is dry before beginning a new print job. Cleaning the scanner glass ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 107
    ...install new cartridges if necessary. Use the Service Center to locate and solve the problem (Windows only). Turn the printer off, wait about 10 seconds, and then ... errors” on page 108 “Software did not install” on page 110 “Print job does not print or is missing pagesମ.
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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...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 109
    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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    ... technical support. Software did not install 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, then try removing and reinstalling ...
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    Print job does not print or is missing pages If the "Before you troubleshoot" checklist ... try one or more of the following: MAKE SURE THE INK CARTRIDGES ARE INSERTED CORRECTLY 1 Turn the printer ... may have connected to a defective port. REMOVE AND REINSTALL THE PRINTER SOFTWARE Troubleshooting 111
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    ... Note: Do not remove the alignment page until printing is finished. . Printer is busy or does not respond If the "Before you troubleshoot" checklist does not ... the printer. If this problem persists, then check our Web site for updates for your printer software or firmware. ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 113
    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 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 114
    ...and then gently pull it out. Note: Be careful not 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 clearing jams. 1 Push ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 115
    ... 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
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 116
    ... door. 3 Touch DONE or press , depending on your printer model. 4 From your computer, resume the print job. Paper or specialty media misfeeds ...CHECK PAPER LOADING • Load a smaller amount of paper into the printer. • Load paper with the print side facedown. (If you are not sure which side is the...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 117
    ... try one or 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 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 118
    ... MEMORY Consider purchasing more RAM. SELECT A LOWER PRINT QUALITY FROM THE PRINTER SOFTWARE MANUALLY SELECT A PAPER TYPE THAT MATCHES THE TYPE ... PAPER YOU ARE USING REMOVE AND REINSTALL THE PRINTER SOFTWARE Computer slows down when printing These are possible solutions. Try one of the following: ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 119
    ... THE DEFAULT PRINTER REMOVE AND REINSTALL THE PRINTER SOFTWARE Scanner unit does not close 1 Lift the scanner ..., then try 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 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 120
    ... with a USB symbol. Note: If you continue to have problems, then try another USB port on the computer. You ... 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 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 121
    ... that you 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 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 122
    ... press 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 to ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 123
    ... prefix 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...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 124
    ... to the printer memory before it prints the fax. If the printer runs out of ink or runs out of paper while...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 can ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 125
    .... Some fax machines also block faxes without 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. • Enable Auto Fax Conversion. The ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 126
    ...Phone Line Not Connected Phone Line Busy What it indicates: Possible solutions: The printer cannot ... before dialing. The scanned document is saved in the printer memory. The printer can then retrieve... IDs are not allowed in your country or region. To troubleshoot error messages in the fax software...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 127
    ...Memory card troubleshooting checklist" does not solve the problem, then try one or more ... If the "Memory card troubleshooting checklist" does not solve the problem, then try ... host and device are communicating. Select the printer from the computer or the computer from the printer. Troubleshooting 127...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 128
    ...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...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 129
    ... sure: • The SSID is correct. Print a network setup page from the printer to check the network settings... sure the printer and wireless access point are not separated by poles, walls, or support... to the most recent version and allow the printer software to communicate over the network. The Continue...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 130
    ... 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... • When you get to the Software Already Installed screen, make sure you select Install a printer. • If ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 131
    ... 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...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 133
    ...access to your wireless network, then you must add the printer MAC address to the list of addresses allowed to connect to... 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 SSID of the printer must match the SSID of...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 134
    ... by the computer. Wi-Fi indicator light is green but the printer does not print (Windows only) If you have completed the configuration for wireless printing and all of the settings appear to be correct, but the printer does not print, then try one or more of the following: ALLOW THE WIRELESS ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 135
    ...you select the right printer port. 8 Click OK, and then try to print again....Fi indicator light is orange, it may indicate that the printer is: • Not configured in infrastructure mode • Waiting ... to another wireless device • Not connected to a wireless network The printer may be unable to join ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 136
    ... 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...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 137
    ... 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...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 138
    .... Turn off and then restart the printer to try to connect again. • If the access point does not respond, it will take ... the number of bytes received from the printer. This ensures that your computer is communicating with your printer. If the printer does not respond, then "Request timed out" ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 139
    ...6 Follow the instructions on the computer 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 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 140
    ... 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 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 141
    ... only the VPN and no other network at the same time. Disconnect from the VPN before installing the driver on the computer or before running the wireless setup ... connections. If you do not have a VPN Client software installed, check the connections manually using the Windows VPN Client. If you would ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 142
    ... 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. ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 143
    ...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...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 144
    ... network adding a printer 88 creating using Windows 86 additional computers installing wireless printer 84 Address Book setting up 71 Address ... default 16 changing wireless settings after installation (Windows) 86 checking ink levels 104 checking an unresponsive printer 107 checking the dial tone 76 ...
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    ..., adjusting 49 copy troubleshooting scanner unit does not close 119 copying... cleaning 105 e-mailing scanned documents 56 D default printer, setting 44 defaults... glass 30 printing 31 scanning for editing 55 scanning using the printer control... 68 fax number 75 fax printing setting 70 fax quality setting...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 146
    ...flash drive 35 installation cable 96, 97 installing network printer 102 installing printer on wired network (Windows) 92 on wireless network (Windows) 84 installing printer on wired network (Windows) 92 installing printer software 20 installing wireless printer additional ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 147
    ... printer control panel buttons 13 location 9 using 13 printer does not print wireless 131 printer does not print wirelessly 134 printer does not respond 112 printer memory fax 80 printer printing blank pages 112 printer problems, basic solutions 107 printer software installing 20 ...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 148
    ... USB 113 incorrect 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 printer in Windows 91 software Service Center 107 software did not install 110 148
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 149
    ... display 108 page does not print 111 printer does not respond 112 ... error 108 software did not install 110 troubleshooting, wireless cannot print over ...79 U UK special wireless setup instructions 85 uninstalling printer software 20 updating printer software 20 updating the application list 57 USB 89,...
  • Dell V715W | User's Guide - Page 150
    ... Setup Utility 18 wired (Ethernet) networking for Windows 92 wireless 89, 100 printer does not print 131 troubleshooting 131, 134 wireless network adding a ... is blinking orange 136 Wi-Fi indicator light is green printer does not print 134 Wi-Fi indicator light is still ...



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