Selecting Additional Settings - Windows

You can run maintenance utilities and select additional settings that apply to all the print jobs you send to your product.
  1. Access the Windows Desktop and right-click the product icon in the Windows taskbar.
  2. Select Printer Settings.
  3. Click the Utility tab. You see a window like this:

  4. Select any of the following options, as necessary:
    • Nozzle Check to print a nozzle check pattern to check whether the print head nozzles are clogged.
    • Head Cleaning to clean the print head if you notice banding or gaps in your printouts.
    • Print Head Alignment to align the print head if printouts appear grainy or out of focus.
    • Epson Status Monitor 3 to check the printer's status.
    • Monitoring Preferences to select the error notifications displayed on the Epson Status Monitor 3 screen, or add a shortcut to the utility in the Windows taskbar.
    • Print Queue to display a list of all waiting print jobs, view information on the data waiting to be printed, and delete or reprint the jobs.
    • Language to select the language you want to use for the printer software screens.
    • Printer and Option Information to set the time to turn off the printer automatically.
    • Speed and Progress to select various printing options.
    • Menu Arrangement to arrange the Setting, Media Type, and Paper Size options by frequency of use.
    • Export or Import to save the print settings to a file or import them from a file. This is useful when you want to select the same print settings on multiple computers.
    • Driver Update to check the Epson website for any available printer software updates and install them automatically.
  5. Click OK to close the printer software window.
Related tasks
Checking the Nozzles Using a Computer Utility
Cleaning the Print Head Using a Computer Utility
Aligning the Print Head Using a Computer Utility