Updating Firmware on a DTC4500e

Keeping your ID card printer’s firmware up to date can help you prevent problems with printing.

To begin updating the firmware on your Fargo DTC4500e ID card printer, you’ll need to download three items from the Fargo website:

  1. The Fargo workbench, which can be downloaded at http://www.hidglobal.com/drivers/15325
  2. The latest DTC4500e driver, which can be downloaded at http://www.hidglobal.com/drivers/20480
  3. The latest DTC4500e firmware, which can be downloaded at http://www.hidglobal.com/drivers/20482

After you have downloaded the driver file, run the driver software and follow the installation instructions.

How to Update Firmware

  1. Open the Fargo Workbench and choose your DTC4500e printer.
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  2. Click on the Update Manager tab, and then choose your DTC4500e printer again.
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  3. Check the button for Select Firmware File, and browse to the firmware file you downloaded. Click on Begin Updating. This process can take a few minutes to complete.
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