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Computers for Seniors by Chris Ewin, Cheryl Ewin, Carrie Ewin

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CONNECTING A PRINTER, SCANNER, WEBCAM, OR OTHER DEVICE

Some tasks you do with a computer, such as printing and scanning, require an extra device. You’ll need to connect this device to your computer to let them communicate and work together. Most modern printers, scanners, webcams, and other devices connect via a USB connection. With Windows 10, you can just plug in these devices and they’re ready to go. However, you sometimes need to install a device so your computer can recognize it and what it does. We’ll cover both scenarios here. Fortunately, the processes for installing different devices are very similar and fairly simple. However, if you do run into any trouble, make sure you consult your device’s quick start guide—usually a pamphlet that ...

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