Installation & Configuration


This chapter describes installation instructions and settings to configure the Zebra Scanner OPOS Driver on a host computer.

For custom installation instructions, refer to the Zebra Scanner SDK for Windows Developer’s Guide (p/n 72E-149784-xx)

NOTE OPOS components are installed by default with the standard Scanner SDK installation. If a custom Scanner SDK installation is performed, the OPOS option must be selected to install the OPOS components.


After a successful installation of the Zebra Scanner SDK with the OPOS driver, the following system registry entries are created at:




The Zebra Scanner OPOS Driver reads the registry entry above to retrieve required configurations, for example baud rate for serial scanners, and scanner filtering rules to form the logical scanner defined by the user.

See Appendix, WINDOWS REGISTRY KEYS for OPOS DRIVER for descriptions of supported registry keys.

Scanner Configuration Bar Codes

Scan the Set All Defaults bar code below to return all parameters to the scanner's default values. Refer to the scanner's Product Reference Guide for default values.

Set All Defaults

Scan the appropriate bar code below to configure the scanner for either USB or RS-232 communication protocols.

USB Communication Protocol

IBM USB Hand-hel with Full Scan Disable
IBM USB Table-top

RS-232 Communication Protocol

Wincor-Nixdorf RS-232 Mode B (Scanner only)

NOTE: To configure serial communication settings refer to the Zebra Scanner SDK for Windows Developer’s Guide (p/n 72E-149784-xx).