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Microsoft® Windows 7 Your Way: Speed Up and Customize Windows by Michael Miller

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21. Managing Printers, Devices, and Drivers

Having Windows your way means configuring your entire system the way you like it. This includes all the various external devices you connect to your computer—printers, scanners, iPods, digital cameras, and the like. Fortunately, it’s relative easy to manage these devices—if you know what you’re doing, of course.

Installing and Managing Printers

Let’s start with the most popular external peripheral, the computer printer. You can connect all types of printers to your system—inkjet printers, laser printers, black and white printers, color printers, photo printers, even so-called multifunction printers that also offer scanning, copying, and faxing capabilities.

Connecting a Printer

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