Installing and Configuring TotalFlow PM PDF Print Driver on Windows

  1. To install TotalFlow PM PDF Print Driver, you must have administrator rights on Windows.

  2. Make sure that Internet Explorer 11 or later is installed on your client machines.

  3. Make sure that you can connect to TotalFlow Production Manager through Internet Explorer.

Follow these steps to install TotalFlow PM PDF Print Driver from the TotalFlow Production Manager user interface:
  1. Log in to Windows as an administrator.
  2. Open TotalFlow Production Manager on any supported browser.
  3. Click Administrator tools the administrator tools icon at the right of the menu bar.
  4. In the options list that opens, select Download driver.
  5. Save the driver installation file on your computer.
  6. Double-click the TotalFlow PM PDF Print Driver installation file.
    An installation application starts.
  7. Follow the instructions to run the installation application.
  8. Select a language for the installer and click OK.
    Choose Language Dialog

    You see the Introduction dialog.

  9. Click Next.
  10. In the License Agreement dialog:
    1. Read the license agreement.
    2. Click I accept the terms of the License Agreement.
    3. Click Next.
  11. In the Choose Install Folder dialog, enter the full path name of the folder where you want to install the driver.
  12. Click Next.
  13. In the Printer Name dialog, enter the name of the printer associated with the TotalFlow PM PDF Print Driver.
  14. Review the information in the Pre Installation Summary dialog and click Install.
  15. Restart your system.

    TotalFlow PM PDF Print Driver is installed and activated.

  16. Configure the newly created printer to allow other users to work with it:
    1. In Windows Start menu, go to Control PanelAll Control Panel ItemsDevices and Printers.
    2. In the Printers area, right-click the printer you created and select Printer Properties in the options list that opens.
    3. Under Group or user names, either select Everyone or click Add to grant permissions to a certain user.
    4. Under Permissions, select Allow check box for whatever permissions you want to grant.
    5. Click OK.
      Note:
    1. Any user can create several printers by running the TotalFlow PM PDF Print Driver installation application again. For other users to be able to send jobs, or manage documents and the printers, the owner must grant the respective permissions.
    2. Each user must specify their own settings in the Printing Preferences dialog window. The printing preferences set by one user do not change other users’ settings.Browse for Folder on Server
  17. Optionally, you can add as many printers as you need, using the same driver, without running the installation application again. To do that, follow these steps:
    1. On the Windows start page, click Printers & scanners, then Add printer or scanner.
    2. Click The printer that I want isn’t listed.
    3. Select Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings.
    4. Click Next.
    5. Select Use an existing port
    6. Click Next.
    7. In the Manufacturer area, select Ricoh.
    8. In thePrinters area, select Ricoh TotalFlow PM PDF Print Driver.
    9. Click Next.
    10. Select Use the driver that is currently installed (recommended).
    11. Click Next.
    12. Type a new printer name and click Next.
    13. Follow the next steps of the wizard, until the new printer is installed.
    Note: The procedure above shows Windows 10. There might be minor differences in other Windows releases.

To install TotalFlow PM PDF Print Driver from the TotalFlow Production Manager installation package, follow these steps:

  1. On the computer where TotalFlow Production Manager is installed, open the TotalFlow Production Manager installation package.
  2. Open the Drivers folder.
  3. Copy the RICOH_TotalFlow_PM_PDF_Print_Driver_4_x_x_Windows_x64 or RICOH_TotalFlow_PM_PDF_Print_Driver_4_x_x_Windows_x86 archive onto your machine.
    Note: 4_x_x is the current driver version number.
  4. Extract the archive files and run the driver installation.