Adding Printer to Wireless Network
Learn more about adding a printer to a wireless network
A chain of steps are to be followed to add a printer on a network. Firstly printers and faxes are to be opened. Under the printer tab, ‘Add a Printer’ is to be clicked to open the add printer wizard followed by pressing 'Next'. Then comes the option of a printer attached to another computer which is to be clicked followed by clicking 'Next' again. The next main step is to connect the desired printer for further functions. But to perform this, there are three techniques that can be applied which are as follows: Searching in Active dictionary – this is applicable while being logged in to a Windows domain that is running Active Dictionary. A very simple way is to type the printer name to search or simply browse for it. Connecting to any Internet or any intranet printer is the last technique that can be applied. Thereafter the instructions displayed on the screen are to be followed for the completion of the task.
If you intend to add your printer to a wireless network, the information given below might be useful to you:
- Adding printer to a wireless network
- Steps for Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Tips for wireless connection
Adding printer to a wireless network
Nowadays, with the advancement of technology and the economic value of products in the market, it has become easy for most of the us to afford more than one computer in a single household. On the other hand a single printer in one household is another fact today also irrespective of the advancements and the low costs. Having a single printer at home has caused no inconvenience for a very reason that it can be connected to all the computers via a network that has to be set. However, different versions of windows have different procedures on how to add a network printer.
Steps for Windows Vista and Windows 7
A private network has to set-up at first from the Control Panel. It is beneficial to make it private so that all the users at home have their own username and password. In the process this has to be taken care that the password protect sharing is also on. When you log in as the user, search for the network printer on the Control Panel, while you do that the computer will search for the available printers on the network. As soon as it displays the available printer, choose the desired printer that you want to add and click 'Next'. If you wish to change the name of the printer, it can be changed following another click on the 'Next' button for the completion of networking the single printer to all the computer systems at home.
Tips for wireless connection
In case of wireless, the steps are even simpler. Go to the 'Start' button directly and by selecting run and typing in the printer name and searching for it makes the procedure done. Earlier, different versions of Windows had different procedures comparing with the present time where by following some really easy steps printers can be connected with the least efforts. As simple as it actually is, this is perhaps the most relevant with more and more technological advancements focusing on wireless.
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