Adding a Printer on Windows 7

Here is a quick tutorial on how to add a printer to a Windows computer.

Step 1: 

Click on the Windows icon in the bottom left corner. Then, click on “Devices and Printers“.

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Step 2: 

Once the Devices and Printers page loads, locate “Add a printer” at the top of the page and click on it.

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Step 3: 

Choose “Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer “and then click the “Next” button.

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Once prompted to select a printer, click on “The printer I want isn’t listed“.

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Step 5: 

Make sure to select “Find a printer in the directory, based on location or features and click the “Next” button.

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Step 6: 

Search through the list for the printer you want to add. Once found, select it by clicking once and click the “OK” button or simply double-click.
(Note: For this step, it may be easiest to organize the list by the ‘Location’ column and then search by room).

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You can now choose a printer name and click the “Next” button.


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Step 8: 

You now have the option to set this printer as your default printer. To do so, simply checkSet as the default printer” and click the “Next” button.

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