AFP Printer Driver for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

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Problem(Abstract)

This document provides the URLs to get AFP drivers appropriate for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 systems.

Resolving the problem

This document provides information on the AFP printer driver for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

This document was last updated on 14 July 2014.





IBM i Access Version of the AFP Printer Driver

Update: Informational APAR II14522: IBM I ACCESS FOR WINDOWS SUPPORT FOR WINDOWS 7 AND WINDOWS SERVER 2008 R2 states that the AFP Printer Driver component contains support for Windows 7 in IBM i Access for Windows 6.1 service pack SI41053 or later, and in IBM i Access for Windows 7.1 service pack SI41054 or later, on 32-bit versions of Windows.

The 64-bit AFP printer driver is available in 7.1 service pack SI42424 or later.

The IBM i Access for Windows version of the AFP printer driver can be downloaded from the IBM i Access FTP site:

ftp://public.dhe.ibm.com/as400/products/clientaccess/win32/afpprinter/

Notes:
o The IBM i Access for Windows version of the AFP printer driver does not install on PCs running Microsoft Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 because this version of the driver is not digitally signed.

If the AFP printer driver is needed on a Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 PC, then the Ricoh Production Print Solutions AFP Printer Driver for Windows should be installed instead.
o The IBM i Access for Windows version of the AFP printer driver includes a cwbaffax.zip file which adds support for using the AFP printer driver with Facsimile Support/400 (FAX/400) and Enhanced Services.
o The /amd64/ver030102 directory on this FTP site includes a cwbaffax.zip file that can be used with the 32-bit or 64-bit AFP printer driver for AMD and Intel Xeon processors.





Ricoh Production Print Solutions AFP Printer Driver for Windows

The Ricoh Production Print Solutions AFP Printer Driver for Windows is available on the InfoPrint Solutions web site at:

http://www.infoprint.com/internet/dcfdata.nsf/vwWeb/P4000384

This version of the AFP printer driver contains a supports the following operating systems:

Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista, Windows XP

The Ricoh Production Print Solutions AFP Printer Driver for Windows does not include the cwbaffax.zip file, and does not support using the AFP printer driver with Facsimile Support/400 (FAX/400) and Enhanced Services.

Warning: If you need to use the AFP printer driver with Facsimile Support/400 (FAX/400) and Enhanced Services, then you must use the IBM i Access version of the AFP printer driver and not the Ricoh Production Print Solutions AFP Printer Driver for Windows.





Note: For more information, please refer to the following document:

N1018815: AFP Printer Driver Update

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576661112

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More support for:

IBM i
Print

Software version:

5.4.0, 5.4.5, 6.1, 6.1.0, 6.1.1, 7.1, 7.1.0, 7.2, 7.2.0, Version Independent

Operating system(s):

IBM i

Reference #:

N1011940

Modified date:

2013-01-11

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