How to perform the wired LAN setup so that other computers can share the same printer (Windows) (PIXMA PRO-1)

Article ID: ART151109 | Date published: 05/22/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


How to perform the wired LAN setup so that other computers can share the same printer (Windows)


Use from Additional Computers

If the printer is already connected to a wired connection, it can be used from additional computers on the same network.

To use from additional computers
1. Insert the Setup CD-ROM into the computer from which you want to use the printer.
2. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.
Other settings are not required.

(A) Computer from which the printer can be used currently
(B) Additional computers on the same network
It enables the computer to use the printer.
  • For details on the software installation procedure, Refer to [ Software Installation ] within this webpage.

Software Installation

To use the printer by connecting it to a computer, software including the drivers needs to be copied (installed) to the computer's hard disk. The installation process takes about 20 minutes. (The installation time varies depending on the computer environment or the number of application software to be installed.)
  • Quit all running applications before installation.
  • Log on as the administrator (or a member of the Administrators group).
  • If the firewall function of your security software is turned on, a warning message may appear that Canon software is attempting to access the network. If such a warning message appears, set the security software to always allow access.

- For Spanish Users in the U.S.A.

Refer to the "InformaciĆ³n adicional para usuarios espaƱoles" sheet to install the Spanish version of the software.

- Easy-WebPrint EX
Easy-WebPrint EX is Web print software that is installed on the computer when installing the supplied software. Internet Explorer 7 or later (Windows) is required to usethis software. An Internet connection is required for installation.


Turn on the computer, then insert the Setup CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.
If you are using Windows, the setup program starts automatically.
  • If the program does not start automatically, double-click the CD-ROM icon in Computer or My Computer. When the CD-ROM contents appear, double-click MSETUP4.EXE.

2. Windows 7/Windows Vista
Windows XP -> 3

Click Run Msetup4.exe on the AutoPlay screen, then click Yes or Continue on the User Account Control dialog box.
If the User Account Control dialog box reappears in following steps, click Yes or Continue.


Click Easy Install.
The drivers, application software, and on-screen manuals are installed.
  • If you want to select particular items to install, click Custom Install.


Click Install.


Select Use the printer with wired LAN connection, then click Next.
Follow any on-screen instructions to proceed with the software installation.


When the Printer Detection screen appears, click Next.
  • If the Printer Connection screen appears instead of this screen, the connection method is not correctly selected in 5. Click Cancel and start again from 3, then be sure to select Use the printer with wired LAN connection in 5.


When the Check Wired LAN Connection dialog box or the Check Printer screen appears:
(1) Make sure the printer is turned on.
(2) Click OK on the screen.


When the Detected Printers List dialog box appears, select Canon PRO-1 series, then click Next.
When the Setup Completion dialog box appears, click Complete.



Click Next.

  • Important Information for the Installation

- If the serial number is not displayed on the registration screen, input the number found inside the printer.

- If the Extended Survey Program screen appears

If you can agree to Extended Survey Program, click Agree.
If you click Do not agree, the Extended Survey Program will not be installed.
(This has no effect on the printer's functionality.)


Click Exit to complete the installation.


Solution Menu EX starts.
Remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep it in a safe place.
  • The buttons displayed on Solution Menu EX may vary depending on the country or region of purchase.

- Installing the XPS Printer Driver
In Windows 7 and Windows Vista SP1 or later, the XPS Printer Driver can be installed additionally. To install, Refer to from 1 in [ Software Installation ] within this webpage, Click Custom Install in 3, then select XPS Printer Driver in the Custom Install screen.



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