Installing the Software on a USB Connection (MF4300 Series, D480) (Windows)
Article ID: ART143343 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015
 

Solution

Remark
  • Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 are not supported.
  • The following procedures are explained using sample screens from Windows XP Professional.
  • The screen may differ according to the operating system, as well as the type and version of the printer driver.
  • Do not connect the USB cable before installing the software. If you connect the USB cable before installing the software and the [Found New Hardware Wizard] screen appears, click [Cancel].
  • Log on as an Administrator to install the software.
  • Make sure the machine is turned ON before connecting the USB cable.
  • Click on the circled button on each screen to proceed to the next step.
  • A USB cable is not included with the machine.

MF Driver & MF Toolbox Installation

1.

Insert the User Software CD-ROM.

2. Click [Easy Installation].

If the CD-ROM Setup screen is not displayed, click [start] on the Windows task bar ? [My Computer].
Windows Vista: click [Start] on the Windows task bar ? [Computer].
Windows 2000: double-click [My Computer] on the Windows desktop.
Right-click on the CD-ROM icon and select [Open], then double-click [MInst] ([MInst.exe]).

3. If the screen below appears, select USB. (MF4370dn only)

While installing the software on a computer running Windows Server 2003, the display in this step does not appear.

4. Click [Install].

 

5. Click [Yes].

 

6. Click [Next].

 

7. Click [Exit].

 

8. Click [Next].

 

9. Click [Next].

10. Click [Next].

11. Click [Start].

12. Click [Exit].

13. Click [Next].

14.

After checking [Restart Computer Now (recommended)] button, you can restart your computer by clicking the [Restart] button.

15.

The machine has a cap (A) that covers the USB port on the back of the machine. Remove the cap (A) by pulling the string.

16.

After restarting your computer, connect the machine and your computer with a USB cable (A).

  • Depending on the operation system you use, the dialog box to inform you that new hardware is detected may appear. Follow the on-screen instruction to complete the installation.

17.

Remove the User Software CD-ROM. Installation is complete.

Check Installation


Verify that the driver has been installed successfully and that the machine has been set as the default printer.

  • If the name of the machine is selected on the [Printer] screen from an application, it is set as the default printer.

1. Open the [Printers and Faxes] folder (for Windows 2000: The [Printers] dialog box).

Windows 7: From the Windows task bar, click [Start] ? select [Devices and Printers].
Windows XP: From the Windows task bar, click [start] ? select [Printers and Faxes].
Windows Vista: From the Windows task bar, click [Start] ? select [Control Panel] ? [Hardware and Sound] ? double-click [Printers].
Windows 2000: From the Windows task bar, click [Start] ? [Settings] ? [Control Panel] ? double-click [Printers].

Verify that the corresponding printer driver icon is displayed.


2. Set your machine as the default printer.

Select the printer icon for this machine, then select [Set as Default Printer] from the [File] menu.


3. Open the [Scanners and Cameras] folder (for Windows 2000: The [Scanners and Cameras Properties] dialog box).

Windows 7: Enter "scanner" in [Search programs and files] under the [Start] menu ? click [View scanners and cameras].
Windows XP: From the Windows task bar, click [start] ? select [Control Panel] ? [Printers and Other Hardware] ? [Scanners and Cameras].
Windows Vista: From the Windows task bar, click [Start] ? select [Control Panel] ? [Hardware and Sound] ? double-click [Scanners and Cameras].
Windows 2000: From the Windows task bar, click [Start] ? [Settings] ? [Control Panel] ? double-click [Scanners and Cameras].

Verify that the corresponding scanner driver icon is displayed.


4. Verify that there is the [Canon MF Toolbox 4.9] icon on the Windows desktop.

If the [Canon MF Toolbox 4.9] icon is displayed on the Windows desktop, installation of the MF Toolbox 4.9 was successful.