Sunday, July 19, 2009

How to setup a network printer

If you are using a printer that is capable of network printing, follow these steps to set it up:

1. Plug network cable to Ethernet plug
2. Go to Printers and Faxes
3. Add a printer
4. Local printer, uncheck Plug and Play
5. Add port
6. Add TCP/IP type port and type in the IP of the printer (you should be able to find this within the display screen on the printer, use Menu/Setup and then find network settings)
7. Point to this port
8. Add the appropriate drivers and print a test page

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