Windows Version Compatibility with Drivers by Seagull

Current Drivers by Seagull™ Version Support The most current version of Drivers by Seagull™ are supported on: Desktop Operating Systems Windows 10 Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Windows 7 Server Operating Systems Server 2016 Server 2012 and 2012 R2 Server 2008 R2 Windows Version History and Com...

Windows Version Compatibility with BarTender

Current BarTender Version Support The most current version of BarTender is supported on: Desktop Operating Systems Windows 10 Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Windows 7 Server Operating Systems Server 2016 Server 2012 and 2012 R2 Server 2008 R2 Windows Version History and Compatibility Here is th...

If you have multiple of the same printer model, can you change the driver version for just one?

Question If you have multiple of the same printer model, can you change the driver version for just one and leave the others untouched? Answer Unfortunately no. Our drivers are installed to the shared pool of drivers on the computer. Changing one will affect all the other printers using this driv...

What driver isolation mode do we recommend for our printer drivers?

Question What driver isolation mode do we recommend for our printer drivers?  Answer We recommend Shared isolation mode, and since driver version v2017.1 we also install our printer drivers by default into the shared pool. Only if a certain printer driver has a tendency to crash, apart from repor...

Seagull Printer Driver Fails to Install

Symptom Even after running Seagull driver wizard and advanced removal to uninstall all Seagull driver components, the Seagull driver wizard fails. The Seagull driver wizard UI shows a failed message and blank driver window with no additional messages. Attempting to install the Seagull drivers ma...

How to implement a highly available, high performance BarTender environment

Question How to implement a highly available, high performance BarTender environment Answer 1.-     For end-users that require an implementation capable of high frequency, high speed printing, in a high availability (HA) environment, and be scalable, we would recommend something like the below co...

BarTender and Macintosh computers

OverviewWhile BarTender cannot be installed on a Mac OS (Compatible versions of Windows only), there are a number of options available to work around this limitation.  Note On BarTender And Macintosh ComputersBarTender can only be installed on a Windows operating system.  This article is meant fo...

Installing Authenticode signature prior to Seagull Driver installation

Overview Windows security will prevent users from installing drivers silently or allowing users to connect to package-aware drivers across the network.  Install the Authenticode signature for Seagull Scientific printer drivers to deem them "trusted software" on your network.   Package-a...

Installing Seagull drivers in silent/ automated mode

Overview The Seagull Driver Wizard v7.2 and higher supports a command line interface that allows you to easily install and remove printer drivers via command line parameters. The Seagull Driver Wizard supports inline commands, as well as batch files with multiple commands. Tip: Installing Authent...

Uninstalling BarTender 8.X or older version

Overview If upgrading from v8.X or older then you need to uninstall BarTender and/ or the Seagull License Server before installing the new version. Note On Updating To A New Version Please review Overview of Upgrading BarTender for steps on how to perform an upgrade.   Uninstalling BarTender De...

Using BarTender with Remote Desktop Services and Citrix XenApp

Overview This article explains how to use BarTender with Windows Remote Desktop Services and Citrix XenApp. It discusses printing and licensing issues in these two environments for each of the BarTender editions. For more information on using BarTender with remote desktop services and Citrix Xena...

BarTender silent installation

OverviewYou can automate the installation process of the BarTender suite by running the BarTender installer with various Windows command parameters. Using command line parameters like the ones seen below, scripts can be built to install components of the BarTender Application Suite.  For more inf...