Star Micronics NX-1040 Rainbow Driver Download

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The NX-1040 Rainbow is a printer manufactured by Star Micronics. If your printer is unresponsive, slow to print or the print quality is poor, updating to the latest driver may fix the problem. This version of "star_us.exe" is rated (5 out of 5 stars) based on 663 downloads and 10 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 773.2 KB.

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Supported Models

NX-1040 Rainbow


Star Micronics

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1, DOS, Other

File Name

Uploaded By

Tomás (DG Member) on 24-Aug-2004

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
STARJET.DR_ 3.5 KB 14 Apr 1992
FINSTALL.HL_ 15.4 KB 7 Apr 1992
PSCRIPT.HL_ 32.7 KB 2 Mar 1992
NX1040.DR_ 4.6 KB 16 Jul 1992
UNIDRV.DL_ 78.0 KB 28 Jan 1994
VER.TXT 54 bytes 16 Jan 1996
STAR144.DR_ 57.6 KB 14 Nov 1994
README.TXT 5.4 KB 20 Sep 1994
STAR24E.DR_ 17.2 KB 16 Dec 1992
VPD.38_ 3.0 KB 14 Nov 1994
STAR144R.DL_ 20.0 KB 14 Nov 1994
STAR9E.DR_ 9.1 KB 11 Jun 1992
READMEPR.BAT 36 bytes 20 Sep 1994
README.EXE 47.0 KB 18 Oct 1995
DMCOLOR.DL_ 14.7 KB 8 Oct 1992
READ.BAT 21 bytes 18 Oct 1995
DVER.EXE 2.4 KB 3 May 1995
INSTVPD.COM 14.8 KB 9 Jun 1993
QDRV10.DR_ 10.0 KB 10 Jun 1994
PRNT.TXT 2.8 KB 2 May 1995
AUTOSCAN.DAT 378 bytes 11 Oct 1995
UNIDRV.HL_ 33.6 KB 5 Jun 1992
STLS05TT.WP_ 1.7 KB 15 Feb 1993
PCL4X.DR_ 95.6 KB 14 Apr 1992
FINSTALL.DL_ 110.0 KB 10 Mar 1992
STAR144.HL_ 14.9 KB 14 Nov 1994
OEMSETUP.INF 2.5 KB 2 May 1995
STARLASR.DR_ 131.7 KB 12 Feb 1993
PSCRIPT.DRV 314.5 KB 9 Nov 1992
LICENSE.TXT 3.8 KB 19 Oct 1992

How to Update NX-1040 Rainbow Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the NX-1040 Rainbow driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter Star Micronics NX-1040 Rainbow into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Star Micronics Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Star Micronics website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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