Contents of the READW3.DOC file
Using Windows 3.0 with your NEC Pinwriter
SOFTWARE: MICROSOFT WINDOWS 3.0 & APPLICATIONS
DEVICES: NEC 24-PIN PINWRITERS
VERSION: DRIVER VERSION 1.37
The following files are included for using your NEC Pinwriter
with Windows version 3.0. This driver should replace all earlier
versions available from NEC.
NECPNSER DRV Windows 3.0 Pinwriter driver
NECPNSER HLP Help file for Windows 3.0 Pinwriter driver
This printer driver is supplied for use with Microsoft Windows
3.0, and will function correctly only when used with an NEC
If your printer is a color model, or has a color option kit
installed, full color output is available.
Follow the procedure for installing any new printer via the
control panel. Select the ADD PRINTER option from the printer
menu of Control Panel, go down the list of available printers
until UNLISTED PRINTER shows. Type INSTALL, and double click
on the name of the drive containing this diskette. Double click
on the filename NECPNSER.DRV and the printer driver will then be
copied to the subdirectory \SYSTEM of your Windows directory.
The NEC 24-pin option is then selectable from the list of
Please note that the NEC driver has been written to provide
online help on request. Control Panel does not copy the help
file, so you will need to copy it manually if you wish to make
use of help. You can do this by copying the file NECPNSER.HLP
to the subdirectory \SYSTEM of your Windows directory. Do this
in File Manager, or from DOS as follows (assuming the driver
diskette is in drive A: and Windows is in directory C:\WINDOWS):
COPY A:NECPNSER.HLP C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM
Click on the NEC 24-pin followed by the CONFIGURE button. Select
a suitable port, and then click on SETUP. At this point, you are
in the NEC Pinwriter driver setup menu.
First select OPTIONS, and then set the PRINTER TYPE to your
model. There are many other options available to you, which are
explained fully in the online help. However, for best general
purpose printing and good all-round results, we suggest the
Color Optimisation: Paper Half Tones
Exact Char position: ON
GDI Underline: ON
Text Quality: Letter
Bitmap Resolution: Medium (180 x 180)
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Pinwriter, Silentwriter, Silentwriter2, and Colormate PS are
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Both Windows 2.X and 3.0 Pinwriter Drivers NECPNSR2.DRV and
NECPNSER.DRV are Copyright (C) 1989,1990 NEC Deutschland GmbH.
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