How to Connect the Printer to the Network

Below are the actions needed for linking to a working printer on a network and print to it. How to Connect the Printer to the Network.


Link network printer in Windows 10.


  1. Switch on your printer and ensure it is linked to the network.
  2. Open the Control board.
  3. Click Hardware and Noise.
  4. Double-click the Include a printer icon.
  5. Select "Include a network, cordless or Bluetooth printer" and click Next.
  6. Let Windows scan for the printer and if spotted, pick the printer and click Next. If the printer is not noted, click "The printer that I desire isn't recorded" and avoid to include printer by name or TCP/IP address.

    If you understand the printer's name, select "Select a shared printer by name" and go into the course to the printer. For instance, with a network called "hope" and a printer called "hip," the network course would be: "\ \ hope \ hp."

    How to Connect the Printer to the Network, If you do unknown the printer's course, however, have the printer's IP address, choose "Include a printer utilizing a TCP/IP address or hostname."
  7. If throughout the setup, Windows requests for chauffeurs, indicate the area of your printer motorists. If you do not have chauffeurs, visit our printer drivers area to discover connections to all printer motorists.

How to Connect the Printer to the Network


Link network printer in Windows 8.


  1. Switch on your printer and ensure it is connected to the network.
  2. Open the Control board.
  3. Click Hardware and Noise.
  4. Double-click the Include a printer icon.
  5. Select "Include a network, cordless or Bluetooth printer" and click Next.
  6. Let Windows scan for the printer and if discovered, choose the printer and click Next. If the printer is not noted, click "The printer that I desire isn't recorded" and avoid to include printer by name or TCP/IP address.

    If you understand the printer's name, select "Select a shared printer by name" and go into the course to the printer. For instance, with a network called "hope" and a printer called "hip," the network course would be: "\ \ hope \ hp."

    How to Connect the Printer to the Network, If you do unknown the printer's course, however, have the printer's IP address, choose "Include a printer utilizing a TCP/IP address or hostname."
  7. If throughout the setup, Windows requests printer chauffeurs, indicate the place of your motorists. If you do not have motorists, visit our printer drivers area to discover connections to all printer chauffeurs.
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Link network printer in Windows Vista and 7.


  1. Switch on your printer and make certain it is connected to the network.
  2. Open the Control board.
  3. Click Hardware and Noise.
  4. Double-click the Include a printer icon.
  5. Select "Include a network, cordless or Bluetooth printer" and click Next.
  6. Let Windows scan for the printer and if discovered, choose the printer and click Next. If the printer is not noted, click "The printer that I desire isn't recorded" and avoid to include printer by name or TCP/IP address.

    How to Connect the Printer to the Network, If you understand the printer's name, select "Select a shared printer by name" and go into the course to the printer. For instance, with a network called "hope" and a printer called "hip," the network course would be: "\ \ hope \ hp."

    If you do unknown the printer's course, however, have the printer's IP address, choose "Include a printer utilizing a TCP/IP address or hostname."
  7. If throughout the setup, Windows requests for printer chauffeurs, indicate the place of your chauffeurs. If you do not have motorists, visit our printer drivers area to discover connections to all printer chauffeurs.


Link network printer in Windows 2000 and XP.


  1. Switch on your printer and ensure it is connected to the network.
  2. Open the Control board.
  3. Double-click the Printers or Printers and Faxes icon.
  4. Double-click the Include a printer icon.
  5. When in the Printer Wizard, click the Next button to obtain begun.
  6. Select either "A network printer, or a printer connected to another computer system" or "Network Printer" and click Next. The alternative depends upon exactly what variation of Windows you are utilizing.
  7. Type the name of the printer's network address. The address is the name of the computer system then the name of the printer. For instance, with a network called "hope" and a printer called "hip," the network course would be: "\ \ hope \ hp."

    If you are including the printer on a Windows XP computer system, click the Browse icon to search your network and find the printer. If you're not able to link to the printer or search and see the printer, make sure you have network rights which any setup firewall program is briefly handicapped.
  8. When the network course to the printer has been key in, click Next.
  9. If the computer system does not have the chauffeurs for the printer, you have to set up the drivers either from a chauffeurs disc or a download on the Web. If you do not have the software application or motorists for your printer, you can find the servants for your printer through our printer chauffeurs area.

Link printer in Windows 95, 98, or ME.


  1. Switch on your printer and make certain it is connected to the network.
  2. Open the Control board.
  3. Double-click Printers.
  4. Double-click the Include a printer icon.
  5. Click Beside begin the Include a printer wizard.
  6. Select Network Printer and click Next.
  7. Type the network course for the printer. For instance, with a network called "hope" and a printer called "hip," the network course would be: "\ \ hope \ hp."
  8. If the computer system does not have the chauffeurs for the printer, you have to set up the motorists either from drivers disc or a download on the Web.

    How to Connect the Printer to the Network, If you do not have the software application or drivers for your printer, you can find the tourists for your printer through our printer motorists area.

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