Network Printing on Windows
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Latest revision as of 20:28, 24 February 2014
Step 1 - Open Devices and Printers
Click Start then select Devices and Printers
Step 2 - Click Add Printer
Step 3 - Select Add Local Printer
Step 4 - Add New TCP/IP Port
Select Create a new port then select Standard TCP/IP Port
Step 5 - Type the Printer's IP Address
Enter the printers ip address in the dialog box Hostname
Step 6 - Printer Name Screen
Click Next - Note that if Windows was unable to automatically find and install a printer driver you will need to proceed to Step 9
Step 7 - Printer Sharing
Make sure Do not share this printer is selected the click Next.
Step 8 - You have successfully added the printer
You can select the option Print a test page to verify. Click Finish to complete the process.
Step 9 - Install a print driver
You can search through the menu for your printer's make and model. In most cases you will have to provide the driver file by clicking Have Disk - Note that you will have to provide the driver file by downloading it from the manufacturers website.
Step 10 - Install from disk
Click Browse then browse to the driver file location on your computer (the folder you saved the driver file to when you downloaded from the manufacturer website).
Return to Step 6