Adding Network Printers on Windows Devices


Network printers can easily be added to a Windows PC by double-clicking the desired printer from the list available on \\


Step 1. 

Open the Windows File Explorer.

Image of the Windows File Explorer icon in the start menu.

Step 2.

In the URL bar type \\print Press enter.

Image of the Print 1 share in file explorer

Step 3.

Locate and double-click your desired printer. The example below shows the CC150 copier. 

File Explorer for \\print1

Step 4.

Allow Windows to install any required drivers.

Allow printer driver installation window.

Step 5.

In the application, you would like to print from, open the print dialog and select the newly listed printer. The example below is from the Windows image editor, Paint.

Image of the printing dialog from Microsoft Paint.

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