How to Connect a Ricoh Copier to a Computer

By Mircea Gabriel Suciu

Use Windows to share your Ricoh copier with other computers on the same network.
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You need to connect your Ricoh copier to a computer using the USB cable provided and install a driver before you can start using the device as a printer or a scanner. For the best experience with your copier and to ensure compatibility with your operating system, you should download the latest drivers from the manufacturer's support page. All printers manufactured by Ricoh come with networking capabilities and can be shared on your home network from the computer to which they are initially connected.

Step 1

Load the Ricoh Download page into your Internet browser (link in Resources).

Step 2

Type the name of your printer into the search box or select your model using the drop-down menu.

Step 3

Click your printer's name in the Driver section to download the setup file for the device's driver.

Step 4

Launch the installation file. Plug the printer into your computer when prompted, using the provided USB cable.

Step 5

Follow the steps to complete the installation and to start using using your Ricoh printer.