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Windows XP/Server 2003/Vista x64 Edition Fax Driver - Version 5.00
This README file contains supplemental information to help you install and
use your fax driver software with Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Server 2003
and Windows Vista x64 Edition.
As with most software and hardware products, some information is made
available after the development of the manual. Updated information
regarding this driver software is provided in this README file. If you
require additional assistance, please contact your local Canon company.
Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation
in the United States and/or other countries.
To view the manual in PDF format, Adobe Reader/Acrobat Reader/Acrobat is required.
If Adobe Reader/Acrobat Reader/Acrobat is not installed on your system, please
download it from the Adobe Systems Incorporated website (http://www.adobe.com).
Installing the Fax Driver
Accessing Help Information
Cautions, Limitations and Restrictions
This fax driver allows you to send a fax from any Windows XP/Server 2003/Vista
x64 Edition application to a remote fax machine if your machine contains an
optional fax board.
The Canon Fax Driver can be used in the following system environments:
* Operating System Software
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition
Any computer which runs the above operating system software properly.
However, at least one of the following output ports is required:
- parallel printer port (LPT1, LPT2, etc.)
- USB port
- network interface
Installing the Fax Driver
To use this fax driver with software applications that operate
with Microsoft Windows XP/Server 2003/Vista x64 Edition, use the following
* If you use a SMB (NetBIOS network) printer as a shared printer on the server
PC, use the Add Printer Wizard, and select "Network printer" when installing
the fax driver.
* If a message prompting you to restart your computer is displayed when using
the installer, make sure to restart your computer. If you do not restart your
computer, existing drivers may not operate correctly.
To install using the Installer:
1. In the \FAX\us_eng\x64 folder, double-click the Setup.exe icon to start
the installation process.
2. In the first dialog box of the Fax Driver Setup Wizard, click the Next
button, and then follow the instructions on the screen.
3. Select Manual Set Port to Install, and then click the Next button.
4. If the dialog box to select items to install is displayed, select Raster/
PCL5e Fax Driver and click the Next button.
5. If the dialog box to select how to execute the setup is displayed, select
Add Faxes, or Add Faxes and Update Drivers and click the Next button.
6. Click the Add/Remove button to select the driver you want to install.
7. Check that the driver you want to install is selected in the Fax
Driver Setup Wizard dialog box. Then click the Next button.
8.Select a Port from drop-down menu or by clicking the Add Port button.
Then click the Next button.
9.In the next dialog box, check the installation settings, and then click the
10.After the files are copied, click the Exit button to finish the
You are now ready to print from any Windows software application.
* If you copy the files in the fax setup folder in the CD-ROM to the hard disk
on your PC and then do the installation, change the properties of the
"instdrv.ini" and "uninst.ini" files following the procedure below:
Right-click the file and select Properties, clear the Read-only check box,
and then select the Archive check box.
* If you are using a shared printer in the Print Server (Point and Print)
environment, it is necessary to install Canon Driver Information Assist
Service in the server PC in order to set up the printer configuration
automatically or to use the Job Accounting feature.
* If you are using an operating system equipped with Windows Firewall, a
message which asks if you want to change the Windows Firewall setting is
displayed during the installation.
- If you select Yes, Windows Firewall will be configured to unblock the
connection for Canon Driver Information Assist Service, so that you can
set up the printer configuration automatically or use the Job Accounting
- If you select No, you cannot use Canon Driver Information Assist Service.
To install using the Add Printer Wizard:
1. Click the Start button, and then click Printers and Faxes.
* If you are using Windows Vista, click the Start
button, point to Control Panel, and then click Printers.
2. In the Printers folder, double-click the Add Printer icon to start the Add
3. Confirm the Wizard is started, and then click the Next button.
4. Follow the instructions on the screen to continue with the installation.
5. Insert the Fax Driver Software CD into the CD-ROM drive, and then click the
Have Disk button.
6. Click the Browse button to select the folder of the driver you want to
install, and then click the OK button.
Windows XP/Server 2003/Vista x64 Edition: \FAX\us_eng\x64\Driver
7. Select your fax model from Printers, and then click the Next button.
8. Follow the instructions on the screen to continue, and then click the
Finish button to start copying the files.
You are now ready to send a fax from any Windows software application.
Accessing Help Information
You can locate additional help for questions you may have regarding your fax in the Online
Help file provided with the driver. In the fax properties dialog box, you can click [Help] to
display additional information about every feature and option in the fax driver.
Cautions, Limitations and Restrictions
1. Custom paper sizes are not available for sending a fax.
2. Do not specify more than 1 for the Copies option in the application since
the fax may be sent more than once in some applications when the Copies
option is specified in the application.
3. For Windows XP/Server 2003/Vista x64 Edition when installing with Add Printer
from the Printer Folder, the Cannot find Digital Signature message may appear.
If this message appears, continue with the installation. The fax driver will
4. When using Windows XP/Server 2003/Vista x64 Edition by multiple users,
it is not available to use the Job Accounting feature or set up printer
5. For Windows XP/Server 2003/Vista x64 Edition, it is necessary to use TCP/IP
as a network protocol in order to set up the printer configuration
automatically when using a Remote Desktop environment, or when Windows is
shared by multiple users.
6. For the iR330-400, only System Version 2.0 (or later) is supported by the
fax driver version 1.2 (or later).
7. If double quotation marks or CSV separators are included in any of the items
(Such as name and fax numbers) stored in a CSV file, the addresses stored in
the file may not be imported to the address book correctly.
8.If you have upgraded your operating system from Windows XP/Server 2003 to
Windows Vista x64 Edition,you will no longer be able to access the address book.
If this is the case,perform the following procedure.
1. Copy the address book files (gpfax.adr and gpfax.idx) from the system
folder (the default system folder is "C:\Windows") to another folder
(e.g. "My Documents"). This step can be carried out before or after you
upgrade the system.
2. After you have upgraded the system, reinstall the fax driver in the new
system, open the [Edit Address Book] sheet, click the [Specify a folder]
button, and choose the folder you copied the address book files to in
step 1 (e.g. "My Documents") as the address book folder.
3. Click the [Yes] button in the following dialog box.
9.If double quotation marks are included in any of the items (Such as names
and fax numbers) stored in an ABK file (*.abk), the addresses stored in the
file may not be imported to the address book correctly.
10.When an "@" character is used in the name of the printer, the printer will
become unrecognizable by the operating system because of an invalid printer
name thus disabling printing, operation and setup.
11.When you log on to an Administrator account that is different from the one
used to install the software, you will not be able to access the driver
properties with Administrator privileges. To access the driver properties,
select [Run as Administrator].
12.In certain applications, thickness of a line can be set to a value smaller
than 1pt but the actual thickness in the printout may be equivalent to that
of an 1pt line.
13.In a 64-bit environment, the address book cannot be used with certain
If you are using an application that cannot utilize the address book,
convert the address book to a CSV file, then import the CSV file into the
fax driver as an address book.
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