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Microsoft Windows 8 Compatibility with Dell Printers

Article ID : 572562Date Published : 2012-08-02Journal ID : c920deb0-8d22-4184-8415-062fb3ce8d80
 Note:
Dell is aware that many of the Windows 8 drivers for the printers listed below are not available on the Drivers and Download site.
The drivers will be posted on the Drivers and Download site should they become available.

As a alternative Windows 7 drivers may work in the interim. Please refer to Dell Knowledge base article Windows 8 (8.1) Printer Driver Installation Using Windows 7 Drivers.
To find out what other drivers are available for your printer, please visit the Drivers and Downloads  page.

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Article Summary: This article lists all Dell™ printers that are compatible with the Microsoft® Windows® 8 operating system.

Table of Contents:

  1. Dell Color LED/Laser Printers
  2. Dell Monochrome Laser Printers
  3. Dell Inkjet Printers
  4. Printer Software
  5. Useful links/information for installation



1.   Dell Color LED/Laser Printers  


 Note:
Drivers designed for Windows 8 will also work in Windows 8.1, for more information refer to Dell Knowledge base article Microsoft Windows 8.1 Compatibility with Dell Printers

Model
Number

Windows 8 and/or Windows RT Compatibility

Windows 8 Web Package* availability

Windows 8
drivers in CD**

Windows 8 drivers in OS or
Windows Update^

1230c

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

1235cn

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

1250c

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

1320c

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

1350cnw

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

1355cn

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

1355cnw

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

2130cn

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

2135cn

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

2145cn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

2150cn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

2150cdn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

2155cn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

2155cdn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

3000cn

Not supported

No

No

No

3010cn

Not supported

No

No

No

3100cn

Not supported

No

No

No

3110cn

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

3115cn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

3130cn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

5100cn

Not supported

No

No

No

5110cn

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

5130cdn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

7130cdn

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

C1660w

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

C1760nw

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

C1765nf

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

C1765nfw

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

C3760n

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

C3760dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

C3765dnf

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

Table 1: Color LED/Laser Printers Supported by Windows 8 and/or Windows RT (Printer Availability Varies by Country)

* Windows 8 Web Package available for download at the Drivers and Downloads page.
** Windows 8 print drivers in CD, provided with Dell printer.
^ Print drivers are installed automatically when the compatible printer is connected to an operating Windows 8 device via USB and both devices are on the same network.  Note: Windows 8 drivers in OS = included with Windows 8.

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2.   Dell Monochrome Laser Printers  


 Note:
Drivers designed for Windows 8 will also work in Windows 8.1, for more information refer to Dell Knowledge base article Microsoft Windows 8.1 Compatibility with Dell Printers

Model
Number

Windows 8 and/or Windows RT Compatibility

Windows 8 Web Package* availability

Windows 8
drivers in CD**

Windows 8 drivers in OS or
Windows Update^

1100

Not supported

No

No

No

1110

Not supported

No

No

No

1125

Not supported

No

No

No

1130

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

1130n

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

1133

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

1135n

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

1600n

Not supported

No

No

No

17001

Windows 8 compatible

No

No

Yes

1700n1

Windows 8 compatible

No

No

Yes

17101

Windows 8 compatible

No

No

Yes

1710n1

Windows 8 compatible

No

No

Yes

17201

Windows 8 compatible

No

No

Yes

1720dn1

Windows 8 compatible

No

No

Yes

1815n

Not supported

No

No

No

2230d

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

2330d

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

2330dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

2335dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

2350d

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

2350dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

2355dn1

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

3330dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

3333dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

3335dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

5210n1

Windows 8 compatible

No

No

Yes

5230n

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

5230dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

5310n1

Windows 8 compatible

No

No

Yes

5330dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

5350dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

5530dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

5535dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

No

Yes

7330dn1

Windows 8 compatible

No

No

Yes

B11601

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

B1160w1

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

B1260dn1

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

B1265dnf1

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

B2360d

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

B2360dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

B3460dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

B3465dnf

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

B5460dn

Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

M5200

Not supported

No

No

No

M5200n

Not supported

No

No

No

P1500

Not supported

No

No

No

S2500

Not supported

No

No

No

S2500n

Not supported

No

No

No

W5300

Not supported

No

No

No

W5300n

Not supported

No

No

No

Table 2: Mono Laser Printers Supported by Windows 8 and/or Windows RT  (Printer Availability Varies by Country)

* Windows 8 Web Package available for download at the Drivers and Downloads page.
** Windows 8 print drivers in CD, provided with Dell printer.
^ Print drivers are installed automatically when the compatible printer is connected to an operating Windows 8 device via USB and both devices are on the same network.  Note: Windows 8 drivers in OS = included with Windows 8.
1 The existing Microsoft Windows 7 printer driver for this printer model is compatible on Microsoft Windows 8.

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3.   Dell Inkjet Printers  


 Note:
Drivers designed for Windows 8 will also work in Windows 8.1, for more information refer to Dell Knowledge base article Microsoft Windows 8.1 Compatibility with Dell Printers
Model
Number
Windows 8 and/or Windows RT Compatibility Windows 8 Web Package* availability Windows 8
drivers in CD**
Windows 8 drivers in OS or
Windows Update^

720

Not supported

No

No

No

725

Not supported

No

No

No

810

Not supported

No

No

No

922

Not supported

No

No

No

924

Not supported

No

No

No

926

Not supported

No

No

No

928

Not supported

No

No

No

942

Not supported

No

No

No

944

Not supported

No

No

No

946

Not supported

No

No

No

948

Not supported

No

No

No

948w

Not supported

No

No

No

962

Not supported

No

No

No

964

Not supported

No

No

No

966

Not supported

No

No

No

966w

Not supported

No

No

No

968

Not supported

No

No

No

968w

Not supported

No

No

No

A920

Not supported

No

No

No

A940

Not supported

No

No

No

A960

Not supported

No

No

No

J740

Not supported

No

No

No

P513w

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

P703w

Not supported

No

No

No

P713w

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

V105

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

V305

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

V305w

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

V313

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

V313w

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

V505

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

V505w

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

V515w

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

V525w

Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

V715w

Windows 8 compatible

Yes

No

Yes

V725w

Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

Table 3: Dell Inkjet Printers Supported by Windows 8 and/or Windows RT (Printer Availability Varies by Country)

* Windows 8 Web Package available for download at the Drivers and Downloads page.
** Windows 8 print drivers in CD, provided with Dell printer.
^ Print drivers are installed automatically when the compatible printer is connected to an operating Windows 8 device via USB and both devices are on the same network.  Note: Windows 8 drivers in OS = included with Windows 8.

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4.   Printer Software  

 Printer Software   Supported by Windows 8  
Dell OpenMange™ Printer Manager

Yes

Dell Open Print Driver

Yes

Nuance™ PaperPort 14 (Standard)

Yes

Nuance™ PaperPort 14 (Professional)

Yes


SmarThru™ Office

Yes

ABBYY Reader version 9

Yes

Table 4: Software Supported by Windows 8

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5.   Useful links/information for installation  
  1. Available Windows 8 Web Packages are posted on the Drivers and Downloads page for download.
  2. Information on “How to add a printer on a Windows 8 device” is posted on Windows 8 Upgrade and FAQs.
  3. Make sure to check for the latest Windows 8 updates, click here for instructions.
  4. Information on “How to share a printer from another PC on a wireless network” is posted on Wireless Networking for the Home for Windows 8.
  5. For networked printers that are not compatible with Windows RT, you may print using a HomeGroup to share over the network or via the Share a Printer method.
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