Windows 8 Driver Install Using a Crossover Ethernet Cable
How do I install a driver using a crossover cable on Windows 8?
*Please follow these instructions after you have changed your TCP/IP settings on your computer and after you disable the Driver Enforcement Signature.
- Press your Windows Button and "X" together to pull up your Power User Menu.
- Select "Control Panel".
- Under Hardware and Sound, select Devices and Printers.
- Click on "Add a Printer" on top of the page.
- Click on "The printer I want isn't listed", and then Next.
- Select "Add a printer using TCP/IP address or Hostname".
- Type in your IP Address, and click Next.
- The screen will stay on "Detecting TCP/IP Port" screen for about 30 seconds.
- Select Custom and click on Settings.
- Under protocol change it to LPR, and then in Queue Name you can name it how you'd like, such as teh type of engraver you have. Then click OK.
- Click Next and Windows will communicate with the engraver.
- Don’t bother with choosing the Manufacturer and Printer. Just click on "Have Disk".
- Then click on Browse.
- Click on Computer on the left side.
- If you downloaded the driver off the website you will need to double Click on your C Drive. If you are installing from the disk you need to double click your CD drive.
- Double Click on the Epilog_Driver folder to open it. Through the CD drive you will need to click on Driver folder.
- Double click the driver folder that you need.
- Once you open the folder you will see the file name populate for you. Click Open.
- Click Ok.
- Click Next.
- Select Replace Current Driver and click Next.
- You can rename the engraver here or click Next.
- Do not print a test page. Click Finish.