Set-up Home Network Printers
Do you know how to fix common issues that may arise while setting up a home network printer?
Network printer helps you to print documents over a local network. These printers can provide plenty of benefits to you. You can share the information to the computers that are connected in the same network. Most homes have more than one system and network printer avoids the installation of printers for every computer. An important role of network printer in your PC is sharing. A network printer in your PC helps to print the data contained in your local network. It can eliminate the extra cost of installing additional printers. Network printer is easy to handle and maintain. At times, you may face issues while installing network printer in your Windows system. However, most of these issues can be fixed even without the help of an expert.
Following are some information about the tips to set-up home network printer:
- Set-up network printer
- Tips to fix
Set-up network printer
To set-up network printer in your home network, first of all you need to enable the printer sharing option in your PC. You can enable this option in 'Control panel' of the Windows operating system. To enable this, you need to right click on 'Printers setting' icon. You will have options to choose the sharing in the generated window. To use a network printer in your local network, you need to set an IP address for your printer. You also need to know about the details of your printer before going to set-up the network.
You may face issues while trying to add network printers, if you have not properly connected to home network and set to the share printers option. You may also face compatibility issues, if your printer is not compatible with the operating system. Sometimes, your PC may not detect the installed printer as well.
Tips to fix
To fix the compatibility issues, you need to ensure the compatibility of the printer before installing. You also need to make sure that your Bluetooth adapter is turned on, if your PC does not detect your printer. You also need to remove viruses from your PC before installing the printer driver. You should ensure the cables and connectors used to connect the printer over network.
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