Installing a Printer on Your Network

The steps for installing a printer on your network depend on the printer and how it’s connected to the network:
Network printer: If your printer is connected to the router or is a wireless printer, you install it as a network printer, meaning all networked computers access the printer independently (not through another computer).
Shared printer: If your printer is connected to one of your networked computers—for example, with a USB cable—you can set it up as a local printer and then share it. Other computers on the network can then access the printer through this computer.

Installing a Network Printer

To install a network printer, follow these steps:
1. Click Start, Devices and Printers.
2. Click ...

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