Setup Network Printer on Windows® XP®
Now-a-days network printer is becoming more common. Network printers are more demanding due to the easiness in sharing it over the network. The main purpose behind using a network printer is that it can be used to take printouts from various computers connected over the network. There are various models of network printers available in the market. It is very important to choose the best one that can be handled easily. In spite of various advantages offered by the network printers, user might encounter various issues while setting up the network printers. There might be situations in which you find it difficult to connect to the network printer. This might be due to improper set-up. You might also encounter printing issues. It is very important to check the status of the network by checking it at the 'Network and Sharing' Center. The detail specified in the upcoming window would be useful in solving the various problems.
- Advantages of network printer
- Tips to set up
TCP/IP is an Internet protocol that is mainly used for communication purposes. It is a set of rules that the computers must follow in order to communicate with other computers over the network. It helps to describe how a computer is connected to Internet and how data is transmitted among them. TCP/IP protocol has great important in network printer sharing. The network printer can be set up using the TCP/IP address.
Advantages of network printer
There are various advantages in using a network printer. One of the main advantages is that it helps to save time, space, money and also power. It is very easy to set up a network printer. It helps you save power because only a single printer is enabled for the entire computers connected over the network. It does not require any host computers for its functioning. It is directly connected to the network and can be accessed by all the computers over that particular network.
It is possible to connect the network printers wirelessly with the help of WI-Fi or Bluetooth. You can also use wired connection by directly connecting it to the hub. The printer set-up would vary depending on the brand and model, so it is very important to read the user manual carefully for getting the correct instructions. In order to share the printer, you need to select the 'Printers and Faxes' from the 'Control Panel'. Now select the 'Add printer' option and browse for your network printer. It is very important to follow the 'Add Printer Wizard' correctly for error free sharing.
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