Multifunction Color Laser Printer 3115cn Install Windows 8 to printer

Need steps to install Windows 8 to Dell Printer/Scanner. Printer works fine but the scanner will not set up. PC has Windows 8 but the printer does not.

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Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community. We are here to help you with installing the Printer.

Here is what we need to do.

Method 1: Please check if the printer is installed correctly.

Please refer the links to install a printer.

 

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/install-a-printer

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/set-change-your-default-printer

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/find-and-install-printer-drivers

 

Method 2: Please refer the link to troubleshoot printer issues.

           

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/printer-problems-in-windows-help#fix-printer-problems=windows-8&v1h=win8tab1&v2h=win7tab1&v3h=winvistatab1&v4h=winxptab1

You may also refer the links below

 

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/how-to-solve-printing-problems

 

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Me too, I'm looking for a way to scan on Windows 8 (x64) with the Dell 3115cn. I've got it for over a year, tried it already a few times, but... I never get the scanning done. Printing? No problem!

Anyone? 

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Ok, re-investigating and remembering...

I think (!!) you can not "install" the Dell 3115cn scanner on Windows. The printer scanner only supports scanning to a network share or an email address.


Copy Paste:
"How to Scan Documents Using Dell 3115CN Multi-Function Copier
2.3. How to Scan Documents Using Dell 3115CN Multi-Function Copier

 


 


Peace indeed - and more links to follow... Among others, how to setup the network share(s)...


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How to setup the network share for Dell 3115cn scanner


FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011
Dell 3115cn Scanner Set Up - Solved

One of my clients had a problem installing his network scanner on his new Dell 3115cn Multi Function printer/scan/fax. Sounded simple enough. Just run the install disk and the scanner will simply set up. Not so fast. After installing the printer, the scanner simply would not work. I tried, and tried, but ended up making the dreaded call to Dell Service. After a long discussion I found out that this machine can not scan over a network out of the box. The supplied software as well as the downloadable software does not work. And forget about scanning from your desktop it isn't going to happen. now that I know how to set one up I thought I'd share the process with you.

Network Scanner set up for a Dell 3115cn printer/scanner/fax

Things you will need:

  • The IP address of the client you will scan to
    • Click start, then Run ( or in Win7 simply enter CMD) then CMD
    • Once you have the command window, type "ipconfig" Write down the IP address, it should look like 192.168.xxx.xxx
  • You will need the “Login Name” of the user
    • When you typed in “CMD” it will open a black screen and return a line that looks like this;
    • c:\documents and settings\xxxxxx (where xxxxxx is your “Login Name”)
  • Create a folder called “dellscan” in the root of drive C.
    • It should look like c:\dellscan 
      • Not sure how to do this then Google “how to create folders in Windows”
  • The '”dellscan” folder must be shared with read write access
    • Not sure how to do this then Google “how to share a folder in Windows”
  • IP address of the Dell 3115cn Network printer/scanner/fax
    • This can be obtained by printing a configuration report from the printer.  See your manual for details.

Now that we have all the things we need we can log on to the printer and make the needed changes.

Open your internet browser and type the printer IP address into the address bar.

A log in screen will appear.  Type admin for the username, leave the password blank.

You have now logged on to the printer.

On the left-hand column Click on “Address Book”

On the top tabs click on “Server Address”

Select “add”

ID - (Prefilled in)

Name - (Enter your name, The one you want to appear on the scanner)

Server Type: SMB

Server Address: Enter the IP address of the client computer not the printer

Server Port Number: 139

Login Name: the login name of the client computer (see above)

Login Password: skip this

Share Name: dellscan

Server Path: Skip this

 

Click apply setting and your done. 

Now head over to the scanner and you should see your name on the list when you “scan to computer”  When the document is scanned it will go to the C:\dellscan folder.  Remember to make a shortcut on your desktop to make this easier to find your scans.

I hope this helps you save some time and money setting this unit up.  Overall it’s a nice printer/scanner/fax, but what were they thinking when they wrote the drivers. 

 

Thanks again

POSTED BY JEFF SAN GEORGE AT 11:17 AM  


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Hello everyone,

I use this printer from 7 years and it's still my favorite printer.

You can scan from this printer to your computer using an USB cable. I use it every week for my job to scan documents to PDF.

Install the drivers from DELL website and use your software  like Adobe Acrobat, PDFill PDF Editor or others. It must have the Import from scanner function.

JUST for EXEMPLE 

In PDFill  is :

FILE - Import Image from scanner - Acquire Image. 

I think is the same way for the other softwares.

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