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Xerox WorkCentre 228 and Windows 7 64 bit

These instructions detial how to set up a Windows 7 64 bit computer to use a Xerox Workcentre 228 printer connected to the LAN.

Prerequisites:

The printer needs some settings set first.  Log into the printers UI using a web browser and set these settings:

  1. NETBIOS name 1 – Must be blank
  2. Printer class – PCL/PC Kit

Instructions:

  1. Download and install the Xerox Global Print Driver for Windows 7 x64
  2. Follow the isntructions to install the printer (eg: enter the IP address, give it a name, choose the Xerox driver, etc)
  3. Once installed, under “Devices and Printers” right click the printer and select “Printing Preferences”
  4. Under “Paper/Output” tab, change “Ouput Color” to “Black and White”
  5. Under “Advanced” tab -> “Document Options” -> “Image Options”, change the “Graphics Mode” to “Raster”
  6. Apply that change
  7. Right click the printer again in “Devices and Printers” and select “Printer Properties”
  8. Go to the “Advanced” tab
  9. Uncheck “Enable advanced printing features”
  10. Click the “Print Processor” button
  11. Select winprint -> NT EMF 1.003 (NOTE THIS MAY NOT BE REQUIRED.  TRY WITHOUT FIRST)

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