Epson Expression Photo XP-950 Small-in-One® All-in-One Printer

Selected FAQ

Q:
I tried to install the product in Windows with a wireless connection, but the installation failed. What should I do?
A:
Try the following:

Reset your Product's Network Settings

  1. Press the home button, if necessary.


  2. Select Setup.


  3. Scroll down and select Restore Default Settings.

  4. Select Wi-Fi/Network Settings to reset all network settings.

    You see a confirmation screen.

  5. Select Yes to reset the selected settings. (Select No if you want to cancel the operation.)


  6. Go to the next section. (If you are unable to complete this section contact Epson support.)

Disable the Firewall

  1. Do one of the following:

    • Windows 8: Navigate to the Apps screen, select Control Panel > Windows Firewall.


    • Windows (other versions): Select or Start > Control Panel > System and Security, Windows Firewall.


  2. Disable the firewall.

    If you have other firewall software enabled, you'll also need to disable it. If you don't know how to disable it, contact your firewall provider for help.

    Note: This step is needed to install the product's software and complete the Wi-Fi setup. Remember to enable your firewall software after you complete the Wi-Fi setup.

  3. Go to the next section. (If you are unable to complete this section contact Epson support.)

Uninstall the Software

  1. Turn off the product and disconnect any interface cables.


  2. Do one of the following:

    • Windows 8: Navigate to the Apps screen, select Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features. Select the uninstall option for your Epson product, then select Uninstall / Change.

      Note: If you see a User Account Control window, click Yes or Continue.

      Select your product again, if necessary, then select OK, and click Yes to confirm the uninstallation.

    • Windows (other versions): Click or Start, and select All Programs or Programs. Select Epson, select your product, then select EPSON Printer Software Uninstall.

      Note: If you see a User Account Control window, click Yes or Continue.

      In the next window, select your product and click OK. Then follow any on-screen instructions.

  3. Do one of the following to uninstall the Epson Event Manager, then follow any on-screen instructions:

    • Windows 8: Select Epson Event Manager and click Uninstall.


    • Windows 7 or Windows Vista: Open the Windows Control Panel utility. Select Program and Features (In Classic View, select Programs and click Uninstall a program.) Select Epson Event Manager and click Uninstall / Change.


    • Windows XP: Open the Windows Control Panel utility. Double-click Add or Remove Programs. Select Epson Event Manager and click Change / Remove.


  4. Do one of the following to uninstall Epson Scan, then follow any on-screen instructions:

    • Windows 8: Select EPSON Scan and click Uninstall / Change.


    • Windows 7 or Windows Vista: Select EPSON Scan and click Uninstall / Change.


    • Windows XP: Select EPSON Scan and click Change / Remove.


  5. Go to the next section. (If you are unable to complete this section contact Epson support.)

Initialize your router and set up your product with a Wi-Fi connection on a Windows computer

  1. Unplug the power cord of your router from the power outlet, wait a brief period, then plug it back in. You may need to re-establish the connection for the other devices on your network.


  2. Download the Drivers and Utilities Combo Package from the Drivers & Downloads page for your product. Make a note of the file name and save location so you can retrieve it.

    Important: You'll need to know your network name (SSID) and network password before you can set up your product. If you don't know them, contact the manufacturer of your router or the person who set up your network.

  3. Open the file you downloaded, and follow the on-screen instructions. When you see the Select Your Connection screen, select Wireless connection, then click Next.



  4. When you see the Select Setup Option screen, select Set up printer for the first time, then click Next.



    If you see this screen, click Options.

  5. When you see the Select a Wireless Network Setup Method screen, follow the instructions on the computer screen to complete the installation.

    Note: We recommend using a temporary USB cable connection (cable not included) to simplify wireless setup. If you don't have the cable, select Using printer buttons to set up your printer.

    After you complete the Wi-Fi setup, remember to enable your firewall settings. If these troubleshooting instructions did not solve the problem, please contact Epson support.

Published: November 18, 2013

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