Zebra ZXP Series 7 and ZXP Series 8 Card Printer Installing Network Driver

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Topic or Information

Installing the Zebra ZXP Series 7 and ZXP Series 8 Windows Printer Driver for a network connected printer

Applies To

Zebra ZXP Series 7 and ZXP Series 8 Card Printers


The first step in configuring the printer for printing over the network is to configure your printer with the appropriate network settings.  For information on doing this, click the following link.  Read More>>

Once you have configured your network settings, download the latest driver for your printer from Zebra.com. Below are links to both the ZXP 7 and ZXP 8 download pages.

ZXP Series 7 Download Page  Read More>>
ZXP Series 8 Download Page  Read More>>

Run the driver install and click Next to access the "Select Features" dialog and choose "Install Ethernet printer drivers":

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After choosing to install ethernet drivers, the wizard will search your network for the printer.  It may find the printer based off the IP address that was assigned to the printer.  If it does not, then you will have to manually enter the IP address in.  Click next after the printer is discovered or the IP is entered:

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You will be given the option to designate a printer location and a comment on the specific printer in the following dialog box if you require this to be done.  If this is not a requirement, you can leave the options blank and click Next which will trigger the wizard to continue the install.  As the install wizard proceeds you will see a Microsoft Signature dialog box display with which you can click next to complete the install.

Once the install is complete, you can attempt printing a test card to verify communication and then proceed to configuring your application.  For information on printing a test card, click the following link.  Read More>>

Additional Information

Zebra offers CardStudio Software for Card Designing.  To download a Demo for testing, click the following link.  Read More>>