README.TXT Driver File Contents (mtlgpos_2k.zip)

Metrologic USB Serial Emulation Driver (uni-directional) for Windows 2000/XP
Version: 1.1.0.2
Release date: September 06, 2006


				Driver Installation

  If driver has not been previously installed:
    - Plug the scanner into an open USB port.
    - "Found New Hardware" wizard will appear; click "Next".
    - Select "Install from a specific location" and click "Next".
    - Select "Search for the best driver in these locations". Check "Include
      this location in the search". Click "Browse" and specify a location
      where you unzipped the driver files. Uncheck all other options and click
      "Next".
    - Click "Next" after Windows finds a driver to install. Click "Continue
      anyway" if you get a warning that the driver has not been digitally signed.
    - When driver installation is complete, click "Finish".

  If a different version of the driver has been installed:
    - Ensure the scanner is plugged in.
    - Click the Start button, select "Settings", and click the "Control Panel" icon.
    - Double click the "System" icon.
    - Click the "Hardware" tab.
    - Click the "Device Manager" button.
    - Expand the "Ports (COM & LPT)" section.
    - In the "Ports (COM & LPT)" section, locate the entry representing the scanner,
      right-click on it, and choose "Update driver..." from the menu.
    - "Hardware update" wizard will appear; click "Next".
    - Select "Install from a specific location" and click "Next".
    - Select "Search for the best driver in these locations". Check "Include
      this location in the search". Click "Browse" and specify a location
      where you unzipped the driver files. Uncheck all other options and click
      "Next".
    - Click "Next" after Windows finds a driver to install. Click "Continue
      anyway" if you get a warning that the driver has not been digitally signed.
    - When driver installation is complete, click "Finish".


				Configuration

  To change COM port number assigned to the scanner after the driver has been installed:
    - Ensure the scanner is plugged in.
    - Close all programs that may be using the virtual COM port.
    - Click the Start button, select "Settings", and click the "Control Panel" icon.
    - Double click the "System" icon.
    - Click the "Hardware" tab.
    - Click the "Device Manager" button.
    - Expand the "Ports (COM & LPT)" section.
    - In the "Ports (COM & LPT)" section, locate the entry representing the scanner,
      right-click on it, and choose "Properties" from the menu.
    - Click the "Advanced" tab.
    - From the "Virtual COM port" list, select the desired virtual COM port number.
    - Click "OK" to apply changes.
    - NOTE: you must unplug the scanner and plug it back in, or reboot the system,
      for the change to take effect.
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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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