Installing Samsung® SCX-4100 Printer Drivers
Want to install Samsung SCX-4100 printer drivers? Read on.
All computer devices require drivers. Drivers act as the translators between the operating system and the hardware device installed on a system. Drivers help the device understand the needs and requirements of the OS so that the required function can be invoked. All this is applicable to printers too. If you have connected your system to a Samsung SCX-4100 printer, then specific drivers would have to be installed. Printer drivers are usually provided with the installation disk of the printer however, if your Samsung SCX-4100 printer did not come with such a disk, then drivers for the same would have to be downloaded and installed. Samsung SCX-4100 drivers are totally compatible with all versions of Windows based operating systems which means that issues such as driver clashes would not come up under normal circumstances. When selecting the drivers for Samsung SCX-4100 printer, users have to make sure that the drivers are of the latest version available. Even though outdated drivers would work on the system, they might reduce the performance of the printer. Users must also remember to download drivers from only genuine website of the manufacturer as drivers hosted by third-party sources might have malware. Drivers for Samsung SCX-4100 on your system can be also updated using the Device Manager of the system. If users do not have sufficient knowhow regarding how to use the device manager, separate driver software such as Driver Genius can be used to install and update the printer driver.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding tips to install / update Samsung SCX-4100 printer drivers:
- Remove malware
- Use safe mode
- Create manual restore point
Before starting with any task related to the installation/ update of the Samsung SCX-4100 drivers installed on the system, users have to remove all possible malware infection from the system. If malware are present on the system at the time of installation or update of drivers, the driver files would get infected and they would cause malfunction of the printer. The removal of malware must be done using an updated antivirus program.
Use safe mode
Safe mode is an operational state where system would be running on minimal services. Users installing Samsung SCX-4100 printer drivers (or updating them) are suggested to use the safe mode so that driver installation can be done without any errors or problems. For updating the drivers, users can make use of the safe mode with networking feature.
When installing or updating Samsung SCX-4100 printer drivers, users are advised to create a manual restore point before initializing the process. The manual restore point must be created as a safety measure so that in case some problems like driver clashes resulting in multiple hardware malfunction do come up, system can be restored to ideal working state.
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