Chapter 10. GUTENBIRD

Setting Up and Using Your Printer and Scanner

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Two of the most common computer peripherals are printers and scanners. This only makes sense, because it is those two tools that turn a web-surfing, game-playing, music-churning, number-crunching box of chips into a meaningful production tool—a virtual publishing house, if you will. These two tools help your computer convert digital information into hard copy (in the case of printers) and convert hard copy into digital information (in the case of scanners). It is not surprising, therefore, that these tools often come together these days in the form of multifunction printers.

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