Installing the Driver/Software Via Network for Windows (MF8580Cdw/MF8280Cw)
Article ID: ART140538 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015
 

Description

Installing the Driver/Software Via Network for Windows (MF8580Cdw/MF8280Cw)

Solution

Installing the MF Driver and MF Toolbox

Install the software to use the machine.
The method of installation varies depending on the connection method or environment.

IMPORTANT
  • User rights for logging on to Windows
Log on as a user with administrative rights.
  • When installing via network connection
Before starting the installation check the following.
The computer and machine are connected via the network
The power of the machine is turned ON.
The IP addresses are properly set up.

* When you are in an IPv6 environment, you may not be able to use the installation procedure below to install the MF drivers.
* Note that you cannot use the scan functions in an IPv6 environment.

There are two ways to install the drivers. You can choose between [Easy Installation] and [Custom Installation].
Choose [Easy Installation] for quick and easy installation. Choose [Custom Installation] to install the following application and manual.
  • Presto! PageManager
  • e-Manual

Installing Using [Easy Installation] (For Windows)

1. Insert the User Software CD-ROM into the slot on your computer.


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2. Click [Easy Installation].


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The options to be displayed differ depending on your country or region.

NOTE
  • If the above CD-ROM Setup screen does not appear:
- Windows XP/Server 2003
1. From the [Start] menu, select [Run].
2. Enter "D:\Minst.exe", and then click [OK].
- Windows Vista/7/Server 2008
1. Enter "D:\MInst.exe" in [Start Search] or [Search programs and files] under the [Start] menu.
2. Press the [ENTER] key on the keyboard.
- Windows 8/Server 2012
1. Right-click the lower-left corner of the screen and select [Run].
2. Enter "D:\MInst.exe", and then click [OK].
* The CD-ROM drive name is indicated as "D:" in this manual. The CD-ROM drive name may differ depending on the computer you are using.
  • If the language selection screen is displayed before the CD-ROM setup screen appears:
Select the language and click [OK].

3. When the following screen appears, select the connection to a computer.

Select [Network Connection], and click [Next].


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NOTE
Windows Server 2003/Server 2008/Server 2012
This screen is not displayed. Proceed to the following procedure.

4.Click [Install].


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5. Read the License Agreement and click [Yes].


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6. Click [Next].


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The following screen appears. Click [Yes].


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7. Select the machine to be installed.

(1) Select the machine.
(2) Click [Next].


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NOTE
If no machines are displayed in [Device List]:
  • Perform the following procedure.
1. Check the following.
- The computer and machine are connected via the network.
- The machine is turned on.
- The IP address is set correctly.
- The computer and machine are on the same subnet.
- Security software has been exited.
2. Click [Update Device List].
  • If any machines are not displayed by performing the above procedure, perform the following procedure.
1. Click [Search by IP Address].
2. Enter the IP address of the machine to be installed.
- If the IP address of the machine is between "169.254.1.0 and 169.254.254.255", the IP address is the one assigned by the AutoIP function.
If an IP address other than link-local addresses is set for the computer, set an IP address in the same subnet as the computer (other than link-local addresses) also for this machine manually.
This enables the installer to search for this machine.

3. Click [OK].

8. Installation starts when clicking [Starts].


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9. Click [Exit].


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NOTE
Next installation of MF Toolbox starts.
In Windows Server 2003/Server 2008/Server 2012, MF Toolbox is not installed. Proceed to step 11.

10. Click [Start].


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11. Click [Exit].


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12. When the following screen appears, read the displayed information, click [Accept] or [Do Not Accept], and then click [Next].


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NOTE
If you select [Accept]:
The Product Extended Survey Program (the program to investigate the state of usage) will be installed.
The Product Extended Survey Program is the program to send the information related to the usage of this machine to Canon every month for ten years. Any other information including your personal information is not sent.
  • You can also uninstall the Product Extended Survey Program.

13. Confirm that the application is selected [ ] under [Install] and click [Next].


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14. Restart your computer.

(1) Select the [Restart Computer Now (Recommended)] check box.
(2) Click [Restart].

Remove the CD-ROM once this screen appears.


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NOTE
Check the installation results.

Installing Using [Custom Installation] (For Windows)

1. Insert the User Software CD-ROM into the slot on your computer.


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2. Click [Custom Installation].


b_DIG_W019.gif The options to be displayed differ depending on your country or region.

NOTE
  • If the above CD-ROM Setup screen does not appear:
- Windows XP/Server 2003
1. From the [Start] menu, select [Run].
2. Enter "D:\MInst.exe", and then click [OK].
- Windows Vista/7/Server 2008
1. Enter "D:\MInst.exe" in [Start Search] or [Search programs and files] under the [Start] menu.
2. Press the [ENTER] key on the keyboard.
- Windows 8/Server 2012
1. Right-click the lower-left corner of the screen and select [Run].
2. Enter "D:\MInst.exe", and then click [OK].
* The CD-ROM drive name is indicated as "D:" in this manual. The CD-ROM drive name may differ depending on the computer you are using.
  • If the language selection screen is displayed before the CD-ROM setup screen appears:
Select the language and click [OK].

3. When the following screen appears, select the connection method to a computer.

Select [Network Connection], and click [Next].


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NOTE
Windows Server 2003/Server 2008/Server 2012:
This screen is not displayed. Proceed to the following procedure.

4. Select the check box next to the application you want to install and click [Install].


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The options to be displayed differ depending on your country or region.

5. Read the License Agreement and click [Yes].


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6. Click [Next].


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The following screen appears. Click [Yes].


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7. Select the machine to be installed.

(1) Select the machine.
(2) Click [Next].


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NOTE
If no machines are displayed in [Device List]:
  • Perform the following procedure.
1. Check the following.
- The computer and machine are connected via the network.
- The machine is turned on.
- The IP address is set correctly.
- The computer and machine are on the same subnet.
- Security software has been exited.
2. Click [Update Device List].
  • If any machines are not displayed by performing the above procedure, perform the following procedure.
1. Click [Search by IP Address].
2. Enter the IP address of the machine to be installed.
- If the IP address of the machine is between "169.254.1.0 and 169.254.254.255", the IP address is the one assigned by the AutoIP function.
If an IP address other than link-local addresses is set for the computer, set an IP address in the same subnet as the computer (other than link-local addresses) also for this machine manually.
This enables the installer to search for this machine.

3. Click [OK].

8. Select the function you want to use.

(1) Select the function you want to use (driver to be installed).
(2) Click [Next].


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[Printer]Select when using the print function.
[Fax (for Supported Models)]Select when using the PC fax function. (This function sends documents or images that were created on a computer directly as a fax transmission.)
[Scanner]Select when using the scan function.
If another Select Driver screen is displayed, repeat this step until the Confirm Settings screen is displayed.

9. Set the printer or fax information.

(1) Specify the settings for each option as needed.
(2) Click [Next].

Printer information*1

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Fax information*2

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*1 Appears if you selected [Printer] in step 8.
*2 Appears if you selected [Fax (for Supported Models)] in step 8.
[Printer Name]Enter a new name if you want to change the printer or fax name.
[Fax Name]
[Use as Shared Printer]Select the check box to share the printer or fax.
[Use as Shared Fax]
[Shared Name]Change the shared name as needed.

NOTE
If you selected the [Use as Shared Printer] or [Use as Shared Fax] check box:
Install the additional driver as follows.
1. Click [Drivers to Add].
2. Select the operating system displayed in [Drivers to Add].

3. Click [OK].
  • If a 64-bit operating system is running on a computer on which the installation is being performed, the download installation (installation from a network) for a client computer on which any of the following 32-bit operating systems is running is not supported due to a Windows restriction.
- Windows XP (on which no service pack or SP1 is installed)
- Windows Server 2003 (on which no service pack is installed)
If you download and install the software on any of the above 32-bit operating systems, you may fail to install the software and may not be able to open the printing preferences dialog box.
  • If any of the following 32-bit operating systems is running on a computer on which the installation is being performed, the additional driver for a 64-bit operating system cannot be installed.
- Windows XP (on which no service pack or SP1 is installed)
- Windows Server 2003 (on which no service pack is installed)

10. Click [Start] to start installation.


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11. Select the machine you would like to make your default printer.

(1) Select the machine you would like to make your default printer.
(2) Click [Next].


This screen appears only when installing the printer driver and fax driver.

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12. Select to print a test page.

(1) Select the check box to print a test page.
(2) Click [Next].


This screen appears only when installing the printer driver and fax driver.

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13. Click [Exit].


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NOTE
Next, installation of MF Toolbox starts.
In any of the following cases, MF Toolbox is not installed. Proceed to step 17.
  • If you are using Windows Server 2003/Server 2008/Server 2012
  • If you cleared the [MF Toolbox] check box in step 4

14. Click [Next].


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The screens for specifying a location in which the MF Toolbox is installed and position to which the start menu is added appear.
Specify the settings in the respective screens, and then click [Next]. Click [Start] in the displayed screen.

15. Click [Exit].


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NOTE
The software for which the check box was selected in step 4 is installed.
Follow the on-screen instructions.

16. When the following screen appears, read the displayed information, click [Accept] or [Do Not Accept], and then click [Next].


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NOTE
If you select [Accept]:
The Product Extended Survey Program (the program to investigate the state of usage) will be installed.
The Product Extended Survey Program is the program to send the information related to the usage of this machine to Canon every month for ten years. Any other information including your personal information is not sent.
  • You can also uninstall the Product Extended Survey Program.

17. Confirm that the applications are selected [ ] under [Install] and click [Next].


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The options to be displayed differ depending on your country or region.

18. Restart your computer.

(1) Select the [Restart Computer Now (Recommended)] check box.
(2) Click [Restart].
Remove the CD-ROM once this screen appears.


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NOTE
Check the installation results.

Checking the Installation Results (For Windows)

Check if the MF drivers, MF Toolbox, and e-Manual are installed correctly.
Check if the following icons are displayed for the installed applications.

NOTE
About Icons That Are Displayed:
Icons for each driver may be displayed separately or only representative icon may be displayed depending on the operating system.

SoftwareLocationIcon
Printer driver[Printers and Faxes], [Printers], or [Devices and Printers] folder
Fax driver[Printers and Faxes], [Printers], or [Devices and Printers] folder
Scanner driver [Scanners and Cameras] or [Scanners and Cameras Properties] folder
MF ToolboxDesktop
Network Scan UtilityTaskbar
e-ManualDesktop


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