README.TXT Driver File Contents (PrinterDriver.zip)

Copyright (c) 1996 Canon Information Systems, Inc., Canon Inc.

Wipro GeniusWriter Series Windows Printer Driver - Version 2.30W (26 MAR 1996)
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Thank you for purchasing a Wipro GeniusWriter Inkjet Printer.  We hope that 
you'll benefit by its exceptional print quality, flexible paper handling,fast
printing speed, and trouble-free operation.

This README.TXT file contains supplemental information to help you install
and use your printer driver software.  As with most software and hardware
products, some information is made available after the development of the
manual.  Updated information regarding your printer is provided in this
README.TXT file.  

If any of the information in this file is inadequate or you require further 
assistance, please contact your local Wipro dealer or a Wipro Printer Service 
Centre (WPSC).The contact addresses and phone numbers are listed in the 
driver's Help file and in the documentation which came along with your 
printer.


Installing the Printer Driver into Windows 3.1
===============================================
To use this printer driver with software application packages that operate
with Microsoft Windows 3.1, use the following installation procedure:

 1. Start Windows (by entering the command "win" from the DOS prompt)
 2. Double-click on the "Control Panel" icon within the "Main" program group.
 3. Double-click on the "Printers" icon within the "Control Panel" dialog box.
    The "Printers" dialog box will be displayed.
 4. Click on the "Add >>" button to expand the "Control Panel" dialog box and
    display the list of printers.  The "Install Unlisted or Updated Printer"
    item will be highlighted.
 5. Click on the "Install..." button.  The "Install Driver" dialog box will be
    displayed.
 6. Insert this diskette into the floppy disk drive of your computer system.
    If the floppy disk drive is your "A:" drive, click on "OK" and continue
    with the next step.  Otherwise, type the letter name of your floppy disk
    drive (such as "B:") and then click on "OK".
 7. The "Add Unlisted or Updated Printer" dialog box is displayed with a list
    of the names of the Wipro printer models that are available.  Click on the
    name that corresponds to your printer model, and then click on "OK" to
    begin the installation of the driver files onto your computer's hard disk.
 8. When the installation of the driver files is complete, the name of your
    printer will appear in the list of "Installed Printers".
 9. If your printer is connected to your computer system's "LPT1" port, you
    should continue with the next step.  Otherwise, click on the "Connect..."
    button to display the "Connect" dialog box.  This dialog box displays a
    list of available output ports for your computer system to which your
    printer can be connected.  Only those ports that begin with "LPT" can be
    used.  Click on the "LPT" port that is connected to your printer, and 
    then click on "OK" to return to the "Printers" dialog box.
10. If your new Wipro printer will be the primary printer for your computer
    system, click on the "Set As Default Printer" button to select the Wipro
    printer as the default printer for Windows.  Otherwise, you will need to
    select the Wipro printer every time you want to print.

The driver is now installed and you are ready to print from your favourite
Windows software application packages.  The driver is automatically set for
printing in colour if your printer model supports colour.  Otherwise, the driver
is automatically set for grey-scale printing if your printer model does not
support colour.


For Quick Colour Printing
=========================
If your printer is capable of printing in colour and uses interchangeable ink
cartridges, be sure that a colour ink cartridge is installed in the printer.
Then do the following :

        1. Open the "Printer Setup" dialog box for your printer using one of
           following two methods:
            - From within your application, click on "File" and "Printer Setup"
                (some applications may require you to click on "Print" before
                clicking on "Printer Setup")
            - From the Windows "Program Manager", double-click on the "Control
                Panel" icon, then double-click on the "Printers" icon, then
                select your Wipro printer, and click on the "Setup" button
        2. In the "Printer Setup" dialog box, choose "Plain Paper" from the
           "Media Type" pull-down menu, and choose "Colour" from the "Print
           colour" pull-down menu.
        3. Click on the "Options" button to display the "Options" dialog box.
        4. Choose "Fine Pattern" under the "Halftone" box and then click OK.
        5. Click on OK to close the "Printer Setup" dialog box.

These selections allow the printer driver to print colour documents at the
fastest speed.

Note: You can enable the "Cartridge Notification" feature on the driver 
(available on IJC 310 and IJC 5100 only) to generate alert messages, based 
on the cartridge installed in your printer and the Print Color mode that 
you have selected. For example it is impossible to print a full color image 
if a monochrome (black) cartridge is installed in the printer.

To enable the Cartridge notification feature, in the "Printer Setup" dialog 
box, click on "Options" and tick the box for cartridge notification.

For Quick Monochrome Printing
==============================
All Wipro GeniusWriter models are capable of printing in monochrome mode.
If your printer is also capable of printing in colour and uses interchangeable
ink cartridges, you should install a black ink cartridge for faster and
economical black and white printing. Then do the following :

        1. Open the "Printer Setup" dialog box for your printer using one of
           following two methods:
            - From within your application, click on "File" and "Printer Setup"
               (some applications may require you to click on "Print" before
               clicking on "Printer Setup")
            - From the Windows "Program Manager", double-click on the "Control
                Panel" icon, then double-click on the "Printers" icon, then
                select your Wipro printer, and click on the "Setup" button
        2. In the "Printer Setup" dialog box, use the "Print Colour" or "Print
           Selection" pull-down menu to select the "Black and White" option
           (for solid black text and graphics), or the "Greyscale" option (for
           shaded text and graphics).

These selections allow your printer to print using black ink only.
See also note 9. under Cautions, limitations and Restrictions.

For Full-Spectrum Colour Printing
================================
If your printer is capable of printing in colour and uses interchangeable ink
cartridges, be sure that a colour ink cartridge is installed in the printer.
Enable the "Cartridge Notification" feature in the driver for the IJC 5100 
and IJC-310.
Then do the following :

        1. Open the "Printer Setup" dialog box for your printer using one of
           following two methods:
            - From within your application, click on "File" and "Printer Setup"
                (some applications may require you to click on "Print" before
                clicking on "Printer Setup")
            - From the Windows "Program Manager", double-click on the "Control
                Panel" icon, then double-click on the "Printers" icon, then
                select your Wipro printer, and click on the "Setup" button
        2. Choose any "Media Type" other than "Plain Paper"

These selections allow the printer to print up to 16.7 million colours.

    - For highest quality colour printing

        1. Select "Glossy Paper" from the "Media Type" pull-down menu
        2. Select a "Colour" from the "Print Colour" pull-down menu
        3. Select "Fine Quality" from the "Print Quality" box
        4. Select any desired Halftone setting from the "Options..." dialog
        5. Be sure "Glossy Paper (SG-1015)" is inserted into the printer.


Other Ways to Improve Print Speed in Windows
==============================================
To improve printing speed, you can try the following;

        *Turn off the "Print Manager" in the Windows "Control Panel".
         This may increase your printing speed by as much as 25% depending
         on the computer you are using.

        *Under the 386 Enhanced icon in the Windows "Control Panel", add
         or create a permanent swap file that is from 4MB to 8MB.  See
         your Windows documentation for these instructions.

        *In the "Printer Setup" dialog box, choose "Plain Paper" and
         "Colour" when printing colour images.

        *In the "Options" dialog box, choose "Diffusion" only when printing
         final output or photographic images.  Choosing "Fine Pattern" allows
         documents to print as much as 20% faster.

        *Use only one software program at a time and unload any screen
         saving utilities or programs stored in Windows background; this
         frees up more memory for Windows processing.

        *If you will be printing text in black ink only, choose "Black and
         White" rather than "Greyscale".

        *Print draft documents in "Black and White" rather than "Colour",
         or use "High Speed" when printing colour.

        *Limit the number of colours on each page; too many colours can make
         the image confusing and less effective as well as cause the print
         speed to slow down.

        *Use primary colours when printing presentation graphics; black,
         cyan, magenta, yellow, blue, green and red


Windows System Options
======================
When setting up your Windows system to print with your Wipro printer, you
should consider the following options to optimize your printing performance.

- Fast Printing Direct to Port: This option, available from within
  Printers in the Windows Control Panel, should always be ON for best
  printing results.

- Use DOS 5.0 or higher & HIMEM command to maximize the available 'real'
  memory available.  Also use a memory manage like Memmaker, OEMM or
  386 Max to maximize available DOS 'real' memory.

- Ensure a minimum of 4MB to 8MB of permanent Windows SWAPFILE.

- Increase your RAM memory to more than 8MB. Increasing RAM memory will
  result in faster printing and reduce compatibility problems with
  applications.  If you must print in a low memory situation, and are
  having problems with your application, try turning off screen-matched
  colour or reducing resolution to correct the problem.

- ATI display driver. If you are using ATI's display driver version 1.5
  and are experiencing problems when printing, do the following:

        - 1. Run the program "FlexDesk Control Panel" supplied with your
             ATI driver.
        - 2. Click on the "Advanced..." button on the main dialog.
        - 3. Select "Off" for the "Device Bitmaps" selection.
        - 4. Press "OK" to exit "FlexDesk Advanced Settings" dialog.
        - 5. Press "OK" to exit "FlexDesk Control Panel."
        - 6. You will prompt to restart Windows. Press "Yes" to this
             query.

- Various video card and display drivers.  Using some video display cards
  and their display drivers may cause problems when printing TrueType fonts
  larger than 40 points.  When this occurs, do the following:

        - 1. Run the "Windows Setup".
        - 2. Click on the "Options" menu.
        - 3. Click on the "Change System Settings" item.
        - 4. Change the display driver to "VGA" or "Super VGA".


For Windows 3.0
=================
Windows 3.0 is not supported by this driver.  You should upgrade to a later
version of Windows.


Cautions, Limitations and Restrictions
=======================================
1. Several known problems exist in Windows 3.1 that can cause some images to
   be printed incorrectly when using the following combination of selections:

        Media type:   "Plain Paper"
        Print colour: "Colour"
        Halftone:     "Fine Pattern"

   If you are using those settings and your printed image is incorrect, try
   changing one setting (such as "Other Paper" rather than "Plain Paper").
   The printing speed may be reduced, but the image should print correctly.

2. If Windows displays a warning message about "low memory" when you attempt
   to print, immediately exit from Windows and then restart Windows and close
   any unneeded applications that are running.

3. If your printer is capable of printing in colour, do not attempt to print
   in "Colour" mode when a black ink cartridge is installed in your printer.
   The results will be unpredictable.Use the "cartridge notification" feature
   on the IJC-310 and IJC-5100 drivers.

4. A known problem in Corel Mosaic Version 5.0 may cause incomplete printed
   output.  Please contact Corel Corporation for an update.

5. A known problem with some Windows applications may cause some text items
   to be printed incorrectly when using some high-resolution video display
   drivers with more than 256 colours or when you have many open applications.
   You should close any unneeded applications, try using a different video
   display driver or contact your application software vendor for an update.
   if unable to get the latest driver, you must use the standard VGA driver 
   that is supplied with windows 3.1. see windows documentation for details
   on modifying windows setup.

6. The following warning message may be displayed when you try to install
   this driver:

     "This driver cannot be updated because it is currently being used by
      Windows.  Wait until Windows is finished using the driver, and then
      try again."

   This is known limitation of Windows.  You should exit from Windows, then
   restart Windows, and then try the installation again.

7. If you are upgrading from version 1.0d of the Canon BJC-4000 Windows
   printer driver, you must remove the old driver from the Windows Control
   Panel before you install this new version.

8. For the IJC-5100, the Cartridge Notification feature may not function if
   you have used the Setup Utility to set the Printer Control Mode to the
   "Automatic" mode.  To use the Cartridge Notification feature, you should
   set the Printer Control Mode to either "LQ" or "BJ" mode.

9. In some of the application software, the settings in the "Print"
   menu also matter to get the desired output. Hence irrespective of the
   printer driver setup, look if any setting has to be made in the application
   software print setup. The settings under the print setup could be overriding 
   the settings of the printer driver.

   For eg:
   1. Word Perfect 6.1 (Novell PerfectOffice)
      To print color images in greyscale, the printer driver setting should  
   be set to greyscale under "Print Selection" and also it is essential
   to select "Print Color - Black" in the Wordperfect Print menu.
   If Print color is not selected as black, the images will not print in 
   greyscales even though this is enabled in the driver setup.

   2. Presentations 3.0 (Novell PerfectOffice)
      The "Adjust Image to print Black & White" under Print setup has to be 
   enabled (irrespective of printer driver setting) to print color images
   in monochrome.

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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.

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