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Windows 7: Problems with Epson Print CD

28 May 2012   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I have an epson stylus r300. I've just installed it and got the printCD software going. What I did, was go to the epson website and download the latest driver for windows XP 64bit (as I have a windows 7 64bit installation) and manually installed that driver. After that the printCD worked without any problems or issues. If you would like more explanation about what I did I would be happy to fill you in. Good luck.

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29 Nov 2012   #12

Windows 7 ultimate x 32

I had the same problem with my Epson Stylus Photo Rx595.
I tried to download the combopack of driver and utility offered by EPSON, but that did not work.
After sevearl failed trials, I decided to download and install the driver and the CD print separately.
And, wow! everything is in order. It works perfectly.
Hope this helps!
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12 Mar 2013   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NorthNorthWest View Post
the solution to your problem :

# Select Print from the File menu.

If you see the message The Epson Printer Driver dealing with CD printing is not installed, click OK.

# Click Tray, select Tray 2, then click OK.

Note: If Tray 2 is not selected, the CD design will print in the wrong position.

# Click Manual Print.

# Make sure Epson Stylus Photo R(your model) is selected.

# Under Paper, select the following settings:

* Source: Manual

* Size: A4

# Click Properties.

# Select CD/DVD or CD/DVD Premium Surface for the Media Type setting.

# Click OK, then click OK again to print.

The epson printer driver dealing with cd printing is not installed - FixYa

had the same problem with DVD-printing on a Epson R300 with PrintCD 2.0 : just ignored "printerdriver is not installed"-message, did the above manual settings and the DVD-printing went OK.
I am now able to use Epson PrintCD on my Win7 system.
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14 Jan 2014   #14

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
eddieleprince's solution worked for me

NorthNorthWest's workaround did the job but it's not as smooth and simple as the original Print CD that I used on XP. Fortunately eddieleprince's suggestion to use the XP 64bit driver for my R320 was perfect. Thanks guys for all your suggestions.
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05 Nov 2015   #15

Windows 7 32 bit

Epson R300: Pulled most of my hair out trying to sort this 'missing cd print driver' problem after a rebuild using Windows 7 32 bit: The answer for me was to uninstall all Epson listings in 'Control Panel / Uninstall a program'. Then download and install: epson 13466.exe which you can find here:

Yes this is an old version for XP but it loads 'Print CD' etc and works like a charm!
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18 Jul 2016   #16

Windows 7 64bit
Print CDs with Epson Stylus Photo R300 in Windows 7

I was having the same problem, unable to print CDs in Windows 7 using my Epson Stylus Photo R300 using Epson Print CD. I kept getting the error message "Driver dealing with CD printing not installed".

I had been able to print CDs just fine running Windows XP. And in Windows 7, I could use the printer for paper printing from other programs just fine. Just no luck in Win7 using Epson Print CD printing on a disk.

No printer at all would show up in the Print window's dropdown, and none of the solutions I saw here worked.

So, here's what I did:

First I loaded EasyPrint.

Then I went to the Epson site and loaded the Stylus Photo R380 driver (another printer I have). Lo and behold, when I went into PrintCD, the R380 showed up in the Print Window dropdown menu.

Further investigation showed that that driver folder was on the C drive in the Epson folder, along with the EasyPrint folder. None of the R300 drivers I had tried loading were in that folder.

You don't have to download the R380 driver - the way it loaded just gave me the clue for where the R300 driver had to reside to function properly.

So, I went to CNET and downloaded driver #11489 for the R300.
EPSON Stylus Photo R300 Series - Free download and software reviews - CNET

It loaded to the Epson folder on the C drive!

When I went into PrintCD, I saw both the R300 and R380 in the dropdown menu. I deleted the R380 driver, and DVDs are printing as usual on the R300.
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