Before installing this printer driver Sharp MX-4501N, read the following precautions:
Before starting the installation of drivers, connect your printer Sharp MX-4501N to your computer, and that the printer is powered On.
See your printer manual for details.
Important! Do not turn printer off, remove cables, or unplug the printer, or interrupt it in any way during the driver installation process.
Close virus protection programs or other software programs that are running on your computer.
You must have full-control access to MX-4501N printer settings to carry out an
installation. Before starting the installation of drivers, log in as a member of the
If you have an earlier version of the Sharp printer driver installed on your
computer, you must remove it with the uninstaller before installing
the new driver for Sharp MX-4501N.
Click on Download Now and a File Download box will appear.
Select Save This Program to Disk and a Save As box will appear.
Select a directory to save the driver in and click Save.
Locate the driver file using Windows Explorer when the download has completed.
Running the downloaded file will extract all the driver files and setup program into a directory on your hard drive.
The directory these driver are extracted to will have a similar name to the printer model that was downloaded (i.e., c:\MX-4501N). The setup program will also automatically begin running after extraction.
However, automatically running setup can be unchecked at the time of extracting the driver file.
Open the Printers Window (Click Start-Settings-Printers).
Update the printer driver if it was previously installed
Right click on the printer and select Properties from the pop menu.
On the General tab, select New Driver.
Click on the Warning Box that pops up.
A printer listing box will appear. Select Have Disk.
Another box Install from Disk appears.
Click the Browse to locate the expanded files directory (i.e., c:\MX-4501N).
Click on the file ending with .inf .
Click Open and then Okay and let driver files install.
Add the printer MX-4501N if it hasn't been installed yet.
Click Add New Printer
Follow the instructions of the Add Printer Driver Wizard.
Search and consult the Readme file for additional installation drivers instructions for your printer Sharp MX-4501N.
Depending on the environment that you are using, a Windows printer driver provided by Microsoft may be installed automatically on your computer. However, it is recommended that you use this official printer driver provided by Sharp for MX-4501N printer.