readme.txt Driver File Contents (mq2000_e.exe)

                 MINOLTA-QMS PostScript Driver
                for Windows XP/2000/NT4              
                        Installation
                        ============


The printer driver for Microsoft Windows XP/2000/NT4
supports all of your printer's features. 

This readme file lists the system requirements for the printer 
drivers and then describes how to install them from the Software 
Utilities CD-ROM and from disk.

>> Note: If you require the  printer drivers on disk instead of on 
CD-ROM, contact your MINOLTA-QMS vendor. 

   You can also download the printer drivers via the World Wide Web 
   at www.minolta-qms.com


Initial Installation from CD-ROM
--------------------------------

>> Note: If a MINOLTA-QMS PostScript Driver for Windows XP/2000/NT4  
   has been previously installed, you must use the  "Re-installation" procedure, 
   later in this file.

 1 With Windows XP/2000/NT4 running, insert the Software Utilities
   CD-ROM in the appropriate drive on your workstation.

   The CD-ROM automatically boots. 

 2 In the Welcome dialog box, select Install Printer Utilities
   and Drivers.

 3 Read the installation note and then choose Next>.

 4 Select MINOLTA-QMS PostScript Driver for Windows XP/2000/NT4 
   and choose Next>.

 5 Read the help screen for Microsoft's Add Printer Wizard, and 
   choose Next>.

 6 Follow the instructions in the Add Printer Wizard.

 7 When you’re prompted to select a manufacturer and model [printer], 
   choose Have Disk...

 8 In the Install From Disk window, choose Browse...

 9 Change to the x\PLATFORM\WINDOWS XP, 2000 & NT 4  directory, 
   where x is the drive in which you installed the CD-ROM in step 1.

   MinQMS.inf displays in the File Name list.

10 With the MinQMS.inf file selected, choose OPEN to return to the
    Install from Disk window.

11 Choose OK.
   
   A list of MINOLTA-QMS printers displays in the Printers list.

12 Select the appropriate printer, and then continue following the 
   instructions in the Add Printer Wizard to complete the installation.

13 When you're returned to the Printer Utilities Setup, continue
   to install other printer utilities or drivers, or choose Cancel
   to exit from the setup program.

14 Remove the CD-ROM, and store it in a safe place.


Initial Installation from Disk
------------------------------
>> Note: If you want to be able to print to a  CrownNet port, 
   the CrownNet Print Utility for Windows must be installed on 
   your Windows XP/2000/NT4 workstation or server, and a port must be created 
   before continuing with this installation procedure. See the 
   readme file in the \PLATFORM\WINDOWS\PRNTUTIL directory of the 
   Software Utilities CD-ROM for details on installing and setting
   up this utility.

>> Note: If a MINOLTA-QMS PostScript Driver for Windows XP/2000/NT4
   has been previously installed, you must use the  "Re-installation" procedure, 
   later in this file.

 1 With Windows XP/2000/NT4 running, insert the disk in the appropriate
   drive on your workstation.

 2 In the Windows Start>Settings menu, choose Printers. 

 3 Choose Add Printer.

   The Add Printer wizard opens.

 4 Choose Next>.

 5 Follow the instructions in the Add Printer Wizard.

 6 When you’re prompted to select a manufacturer and model [printer], 
   choose Have Disk...

 7 In the Install From Disk window, choose Browse...

 8 Change to the appropriate directory on the disk, and choose OK.

   MinQMS.inf displays in the File Name list.

 9 With the MinQMS.inf file selected, choose OPEN to return to the 
    Install from Disk window.

10 Choose OK.
   
   A list of MINOLTA-QMS printers displays in the Printers list.

11 Select the appropriate printer, and then continue following the 
   instructions in the Add Printer Wizard to complete the installation.

12 Remove the disk, and store it in a safe place.



Re-installation
---------------

If a MINOLTA-QMS PostScript Driver for Windows XP/2000/NT4
has been previously installed, you must use the
following procedure to delete the files before installing a new
printer driver.

 1 From the Start menu choose Settings.

 2 Choose Printers.

 3 Delete the printer(s) you want to replace or upgrade.

 4 Install the new printers using the "Initial Installation" procedure
   at the beginning of this file.

 5 Reboot your workstation.



Application Notes
============
N-UP PRINTING USING MICROSOFT WORD
Selecting N-up printing from the Microsoft Word application may result in incorrect output.  To avoid problems, choose N-up (Pages per Sheet) printing only in the printer driver and not in the Word application.


On-Line Help
============
After installation, the driver features on-line help for tips and
information on how to use each option in the driver.



Troubleshooting
---------------

If you need assistance, refer to the "Service & Support" 
documentation.



Trademarks
----------
magicolor, Crown and QMS are registered trademarks of MINOLTA-QMS, Inc.
MINOLTA is a trademark of MINOLTA Co., Ltd. 
Microsoft, Windows/Microsoft Corporation.

All other trademarks are the property of their
respective owners.

Copyright (c) 2001 by MINOLTA-QMS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
1810129-001B 


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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.

  • 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.

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