The name Epson is basically an abbreviation of “Son of Electronic Printer”, is Japanese Electronics Company. Epson is world’s largest manufacturers of multi function computer printers, data and home theater projectors and offers large format printing solutions. It is one of the three core companies of the Seiko Group.

My printer is connected to Windows 10 computer, but the printer fails to get installed. What shall I do?

If Windows 10 printers fail to get installed, then follow the below mentioned    steps:

  1. Power on your printer and recheck whether it is connected to your Windows 10 computer.
  2. Power on your computer. Select or hit the Windows key from the keyboard and then click on Settings.
  3. Select the tabs in the correct order as explained below:Devices > Printers & scanners > Add a printer or scanner.
  4. If you can see your printer in the window, select it and click Add device. Windows will now install a driver for your printer, and your printer can be seen in the Printers & scanners
  5. But if you cannot see your printer in the window, select your printer name or model type which was not listed> Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings > Next. After this do the following:
  6. You will see two options, out these choose, “Use an existing port”, and then in the drop-down list to the right, select “USB001 (Virtual printer port for USB)”.
  7. Click Next.
  8. In the Manufacturer column on your left, select EPSON Printer DriversNote: If you do not see your printer under the Printers column, select Windows Update. After Windows has finished the update, select Epson from the Manufacturer column and select your printer from the Printers column.
  9. Select Next.
  10. If required, modify the printer name and select Next to install the printer as depicted in the screenshot below.
  11. Click on “Do not share this printer”and select next. Note: Selecting this option still enables other users on your network to find and use the printer.
  12. To check whether the installation has taken place correctly, select Print a test pageto verify.
  13. Select Close, then Finish.

What is a Epson printer driver?

In computers, a printer driver is a piece of software on a computer that converts the data to be printed to a format that a printer can understand. The function of printer drivers is to authorise applications to do printing without being acquainted with technical details of each printer model.

How can I get Epson drivers for my computer with Windows OS?

Epson provides drivers for various types of Epson printers that can be downloaded. You have to choose the right driver that is compatible with your operating system and then install the drivers for your computer.


How can I get Epson drivers for my computer with Windows OS?

Epson provides drivers for various types of Epson printers that can be downloaded. You have to choose the right driver that is compatible with your operating system and then install the drivers for your computer.

An example for Epson Workforce AL-M200DN Printer driver is explained below:

Epson Workforce AL-M200DN Printer Software Downloads

Epson Workforce AL-M200DN Printer Software Downloads

Driver & Utility Package for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP (32bit & 64 bit)
File name: epson602778eu.exe
File Size: 176.62 MB

How to install Epson Workforce AL-M200DN driver?

  1. Switch on your computer to install the driver.
  2. If you are suggested to connect USB cable to the computer then connect it but if this message is not displayed then do not connect the USB cable.
  3. Download the setup file if you have not downloaded it yet. Run this setup file as administrator. It escalates to begin the installation wizard. Then follow the instructions until finished.
  4. Once the wizard installation completes, connect the USB cable between Epson WorkForce AL-M200DN printer and your computer.
  5. Your Epson WorkForce AL-M200DN printer will be then you can proceed with the subsequent steps.
  6. As and when prompted keep inputting the details asked by the wizard.
  7. The driver is now installed successfully and is ready to use.

I upgraded my OS to Windows 10 and unable to find my Epson product software. What should I do?

The reason might be that your Epson software got uninstalled during the upgrade process of Windows. Therefore you have to install the software again by following the steps mentioned below:

  1. Launch the Web Browser and open the main Epson Support page to search for your product.
  2. If you have a printer or all-in-one (a printer with a scanner), then click DownloadsDrivers and Utilities Combo Package. You will get on screen instructions for software installation. Follow them carefully.
  3. In case you have only a scanner (with no printer), then stepwise selectDownloads > Drivers > Scanner Driver and EPSON Scan Utility or Scanner Driver and Epson Scan 2 Utility. Again on screen instructions will appear, follow them to install the software.

Note: If your product is a scanner and is connected to your computer or tablet or a laptop with a wired or wireless connection, follow the instructions below if need arises.

Steps to configure Epson Scan for a Network Connection

  • Select > EPSON > EPSON Scan Settings.
  • Select > Network > Add
  • Select the IP address for your product > OK.
  • Lastly again select OK
Epson Scan for a Network Connection
Steps to configure Epson Scan 2 for a Network Connection

Steps to configure Epson Scan 2 for a Network Connection

  • Ensure that your Epson scanner is connected to the same network as your device that is computer or tablet or laptop.
  • Start Epson Scan
  • The Scanner Settings window will appear on screen.
  • Choose Enable editing if you see it on screen and then hit on Yes on the screen that appears.
  • Select Add. Recheck the name and model of your product before you click on Add.
  • Enter the IP address for your product.
  • Click Add and your product will appear in the Scanner Settings window as depicted in the screenshot below. Lastly click OK.

I don’t know my product’s IP address. What shall I enter?

If you don't know your product's IP address, you can print a network status sheet to obtain it.

What shall I do if nothing appears in the Search for Network box?

This might have happened because your product was not connected to the same network as that of your computer or tablet. If your product is connected to the same network but the box is still blank, contact Epson Support.

I am unable to use my Epson product with Windows 10?

 I cannot find Windows 10 software available on my printer or all-in-one's support page. What shall I do?

Before we answer the above questions please keep in mind the following point:

  • If the purchase of your Epson printer or all-in-one (a printer with a scanner) was not made from United States or Canada, please contact support through the Epson Website where the product was purchased.
  • Windows 10

If you cannot find Windows 10 software for download on your printer or all-in-one's support page, then that means Epson have not supported the software for your product. However there is a possibility that Windows 10 may have a simple printer driver and scanning software (WIA) for your Epson product. To check the availability of the software, go through the following steps:

  1. Turn on your computer with Windows 10 operating system and connect it to the Internet.
  2. From your printer or all-in-one, connect a USB cable to your system.
  3. This will automatically install simple printer driver. If your product is an all-in-one, scanning software (WIA) also installs by itself.
  4. If the installation of the software does not take place with Windows 10 operating system then that means the software is not available for your product and you cannot use your printer or all- in- one with your Windows 10.

What Is Epson Connect?

Epson Connect facilitates you with mobile services, permits you to print and scan from anywhere. This means you can print photos and documents using your device like smart phone, tablet, or mobile computer from your home, your office, or anywhere in the world. Your Epson Connect compatible printer can be used as a colour fax, if you send scanned data to an Epson Connect compatible printer. Your Epson printer can also scan a file and upload it to a specific destination, such as an online storage or “Cloud” account. Epson Remote Driver (Windows only) for Epson Connect compatible printer can connect your printer over the Internet from a remote office as if you were using the printer connected to your computer.

How to access the Epson Connect portal?

You can easily access the Epson Connect portal website from the following URL:

Which devices are compatible for Epson Connect and what are the required connection formalities?

Compatible devices for Epson Connect are the ones with Windows OS. For required connection environment read the following:

  • Printers that are connected to the Internet by a wireless (Wi-Fi) or wired (Ethernet) network and that are registered to the Epson Connect service.
  • Devices that are connected to the Internet.

Which file types are compatible with Epson Connect?

Compatible file types are:

  • Applications with printing functions such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

How can I use Epson Connect for Epson printer in Windows OS?

Below mentioned steps help you to enable Epson Connect for your Epson printer in Windows:

Note: before you begin you should see that your Epson printer is set up with a wireless or Ethernet connection as explained on the Start Here sheet for your product. Start Here sheet can be found on the Epson support main page. After you find it, select your product, select Manuals, and click Start Here. Now do the following:

  1. Download and install the Epson Connect Printer Setup Utility.
  2. Check the box to accept the terms in the Licence Agreement on a window that appears as shown below:
  3. Click Install, then Finish.
  4. Select your printer from the list, then click Next.
  5. An Epson Connect Printer Setup onscreen window appears, select Printer Registration, to register the printer from Epson Connect. Now click next.
  6. After this License agreement and privacy statement appears. Select Agree, and then click next as shown below.
  7. When you see the Register a printer to Epson Connect message, click OK.
  8. Do one of the following:
  9. For creating a new account, fill the “Create an Epson Connect Account”form, afterwards click Finish.
  10. If you already have an account but you are registering a new product, select I already have an account, fill out the Add a new printerform, then click Add.
  11. Click Close.

How can I set up the services to use the Epson Connect and other mobile services?

To be able to use the Epson Connect services and other mobile services, you need to first register your printer. Following information will help you in setting up the Services from your Computer.

  • You can start up the Epson Connect services from your computer by using the installer provided on the printer software disc.
  • Setup workflow
  • For setting up with the printer software disc you have to create your Epson Connect account and register your printer to the Epson Connect service.
  • Before you begin the setup, ensure that your computer is connected to the Internet with a Wi-Fi or Ethernet network. Note: to register the printer, you must enable JavaScript in your browser. If you need to use a proxy server for your printer to connect to the Internet, verify that the correct proxy settings have been made in Internet Explorer.
  • To register your printer the details for recommended Internet connection is given below:
  • Minimum download speed: 512 Kbps or faster
  • Recommended download speed: 1 Mbps or faster

Basic printer setup

  • Make sure that your printer is connected to the network so that it can be used from a computer.
  • Follow the instructions in the “Start Here” setup guide. This will enable your printer’s initial setup and network setup.Note: After your printer’s initial set up is done, Epson Connect may start itself depending on your model type. In case it fails to start, follow the on-screen instructions.

Connecting to Epson Connect

  • Next step involved registering your printer by creating your Epson Connect account using the Epson Connect Printer Setup.

Epson Connect Printer Setup for Windows

  1. Select Mobile Print Services Setup from the installer’s main menu.

Caution: If you do not finish registering a user account, as explained in the above sections, you cannot use the Epson Connect.

My computer does not have a CD/DVD drive. How shall I perform setup with Windows OS?

The following procedure guides you in setting up without using the printer software disc.

Before you proceed, make sure you have the following Internet recommendations to complete the registration of your printer:

  • Minimum download speed: 512 Kbps or faster
  • Recommended download speed: 1 Mbps or faster
  1. Switch on the printer.
  2. Access your regional Epson website, and download “Web Installer” or “Combo Installer”. (Depending on your region or country the names of these applications vary.)
  3. Follow the onscreen instructions and the installer will be launched. Now connect your printer to the network.

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