Installation of USB Printer in Windows® XP®
Get to know more about installation of a USB printer in Windows XP OS
Printer is an electronic equipment which is employed for taking the printout of data and files. They produce the text or graphics of the documents which are stored in electronic form on a paper or transparencies or other print medias. The USB printers are the printers which are provided with USB ports. The USB printers are connected to the computers with the help of USB cables. This USB connection offers secure and speedy connectivity to your computer. So you can perform more printing jobs in a short time. The USB printer facilitates its connection to the print server on a network. The USB connection of the printer increases its usability in home and office networks because the recent printer servers are provided with USB ports.
Below are tips for the installation of a USB printer in Windows XP operating system:
- Benefit of USB Printer
- Role of USB Printer
- Tips to Install USB Printer in Windows XP
Benefits of USB Printer
The high durability and compatibility are the main advantages of the USB printers. Most of the USB printers are compatible with Windows XP operating system. The connection through the USB cable provides well secured and easy connectivity. USB printers could be easily connected and disconnected to the computer. Another important feature of the USB connection is its speed. The signal could be transmitted through the USB at a higher rate.
Role of USB Printer
The purpose of the USB printer is to produce a solid print of data and files which are stored in the form of electronic signals in the computer. When you assign a printing job, the printer receives a signal from the computer to start the printing task. This instruction is passed through the durable and compatible USB cables which in turns increases the signal transmission and hence increase the printing speed.
Firstly, connect the printer to your computer using the USB cable. You should make the connection when the printer is off. Then turn on the printer and let the computer detect the new hardware. Download the drivers for your specific printer from the printer manufacturer website. When the 'Found new hardware' window appears, select 'Install' from list or specific location options. Choose the downloaded printer driver, the click on the printer model and press 'Next' button to finish the wizard.
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