Kodak EasyShare photo printer 500 — User's Guide

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4 Using the photo printer with a computer

Installing the software

IMPORTANT: Install EasyShare software before connecting the printer to the computer.

  1. Close all software applications that are open on your computer (including anti-virus software).

  2. Place the Kodak EasyShare software CD into the CD-ROM drive.

  3. Load the software:

    Windows OS - if the install window does not appear, choose Run from the Start menu and type d:\setup.exe where d is the drive letter that contains the CD.

    Mac OS X - double-click the CD icon on the desktop, then click the Install icon.

  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.

    • Select Complete to automatically install the most commonly used applications. Select Custom to choose the applications you wish to install.

      IMPORTANT: To use the photo printer with a computer, you must install the printer driver. If you choose Custom, make sure the photo printer is selected. The printer driver is automatically installed if you choose Typical.

    Add the printer for Mac OS X:

    1. Open the finder window and click the Applications button. If you don't see the Applications button, open the Applications folder on your operating drive.

    2. Open the Utilities folder, then double-click Print Center.

    3. In the Printer List window, click Add Printer.

    4. Select the photo printer, then click Add.

      The photo printer is added to your computer.

    IMPORTANT: When prompted, take a few minutes to electronically register your photo printer and software. You must be connected to your Internet service provider to register electronically. To register later, visit www.kodak.com/go/register.

  5. Restart the computer if prompted. If you turned off anti-virus software, turn it back on. See the anti-virus software manual for details.

For more information on installing the software, see the ReadMe file on the Kodak EasyShare software CD. For information on the software applications included on the Kodak EasyShare software CD, click the Help button in the EasyShare software.

Uninstalling the software

To remove the printer driver or EasyShare software from your computer, use the following procedure:

Windows OS:

  1. Open the Control Panel:

    From the Start menu, select Settings, then select Control Panel. (On Windows XP operating systems, depending on your configuration, Control Panel may be found in the Start menu.)

  2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.

  3. Select Kodak EasyShare software, then click Remove.

  4. Select Modify to uninstall single components, such as the printer driver, or select Remove to uninstall all components.

  5. Follow the on-screen instructions. Restart the computer if prompted.

Mac OS X:

  1. Double-click the operating drive for your system.

  2. Select Library, then select Printers.

  3. Open the Kodak folder, then open the photo printer folder.

  4. Double-click the photo printer uninstaller program.

  5. Follow the on-screen instructions.

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