The printer driver lets you choose from a wide variety of settings to get the best printing results. The status monitor and the printer utilities help you check the printer and keep it in top operating condition.
Note for Windows users:
You can access the printer driver from most Windows applications, the Windows Start menu, or the taskbar.
To make settings that apply only to the application you are using, access the printer driver from that application.
To make settings that apply to all of your Windows applications, access the printer driver from the Start menu or the taskbar.
Refer to the following sections to access the printer driver.
Click the start button, select Devices and Printers. Then right-click the printer and select Printing preferences.
Click the start button, select Control Panel, and then select Printer from the Hardware and Sound category. Then select the printer and then click Select printing preferences.
Click Start, Control Panel, Printers and Other Hardware, then Printers and Faxes. Select the printer, then click Printing Preferences on the File menu.
Right-click the printer icon on the taskbar, then select Printer Settings.
To add a shortcut icon to the Windows taskbar, first access the printer driver from the Start menu as described above. Next, click the Maintenance tab, the Speed & Progress button, and then the Monitoring Preferences button. In the Monitoring Preferences window, select the Select Shortcut Icon check box.
You can access online help for items in the printer driver from your application or the Windows Start menu.
In the printer driver window, try one of the following procedures.
Right-click the item, then click Help.
Click the button at the top right of the window, then click the item (for Windows XP only).
The table below describes how to access the printer driver dialog boxes.
Click the Help button in the Print dialog box.