Share USB Printer on Microsoft® Windows® 7
Need and benefits of sharing USB printer on Windows 7
Windows 7 presents a unique product as “Share USB Printer”, where you need to have a printer attached to your computer, now you can also share it with other users on the same network. It does not matter what type of printer you are using, as long as the printer is installed on your computer and directly attached with a universal serial bus (USB) cable or other type of printer cable. Whenever you want to share the printer, you can do with this local area network. The only thing required is that computer must be located within the same network. Other computers must be having network cable or wireless connection that allows them to connect directly to another network. With this article, you will be able to get a better idea about the wireless printer sharing which is useful for office and home use.
Following are the features, issues and benefits of sharing USB printer for Windows 7:
- Sharing USB printer key features
- Issues of concern
Sharing USB printer key features
The most unique way to share files in Windows operating system is sharing them directly from your computer. There is a provision of printing through public folders and there will not be any cable like issues. It is very easy & rapid and all the Illegal transactions can be stopped and most important it is safe & easy to use. USB or universal serial bus is the most popular way of connecting different devices to computers. So, different printers can be connected to the computer using USB and now it has become familiar too. For easy usage, the printer should have a USB printer port. Initially, printers were connected on parallel port connection. Now most of the printers work on USB printer port.
Issues of concern
The user can face some errors while using the printer which is connected through USB. But, the good news to the users is that these errors can be rectified if the user follows the manual guide carefully. In addition to manual guide, every machine is offered with instruction CD as well. Printers are normally connected through Universal Service Bus connector since it can be used for connecting more than 100 Universal Service Bus devices. The USB always uses a standard socket. As and when a user connects an USB printer to his computer, the computer will begin to identify the device on its own and the printer can be installed through the compact disk that came along with it. The issues might be Public Sharing, spammers will increase, LAN is not really protected, firewall by passed and failure of signal esp. in Bluetooth & Wireless devices. Regular commands can shut down the whole system. Settings need to be authenticated on usual basis.
The key benefit of working on this Share USB printer is quite work efficient and also decreases cost. Good as, convenient to put down out on Local Area Network cables and travel distances. Microsoft also induces software with inbuilt tools to share a wireless printer in a network. Easy navigation tools through piles of sub folders (Installations) and also offers better previews on the taskbar and Jump Lists that too displays recent files within a single right-click. Using wireless printers, allows users to print professional looking documents and borderless photos with just a click. It comes with unique comprehensive technical support for installing wireless printer on Windows 7 PC & also easy Diagnosis & repair for your technologies. Extra advantage is of Windows online program, which regularly update drivers and security for protection against online threats.
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