Add Network Printer in Windows® 7
Do you want to know the tips and benefits of adding a network printer in Windows 7 system?
The network printers are excellent for use. All new generation printers come with scanning, fax and printing capabilities. The printing speed is measured in page per minute and paper per minute. Most network printers have good internal storage functions. You can add the network printer in Windows 7 system. For installing a network printer, the system requires at least 96 MB or 256 MB RAM and it should be TCP/IP network access support like Windows Vista or Windows 7. Windows 7 operating system is the best for connecting a network printer. Windows 7 can easily share a printer with other PCs on the network. For sharing a network printer in Windows 7, just open 'Device and Printer' from the 'Start' menu, then check 'Share this Printer' box and click 'Apply'.
The following are some of the details to add a network printer in Windows 7 system:
- Easy to install
- Installation procedure
- Excellent sharing
Easy to install
You can easily add a network printer in Windows 7. Windows 7 operating system will show the list of printers and models that it supports. It looks like a hardware dialog in Windows. You can select you printer manufacturer model from the list. You need to make sure that your computer meets minimum system requirements for the printer.
It is very easy for you to install a network printer in Windows 7. First, you need to select the 'Control Panel' and click on 'Printer' and then 'Add a printer'. After that you need to choose 'Add local printer'. It will automatically detect the printer and then click 'Next'. Then, it may ask the port name. You need to type the name and click 'Ok'.
Windows 7 operating system allows you to share the printer with the various computers in a network. For sharing, first you have to select the 'Control Panel' and then you need to select 'Network and Sharing Center'. From there, you need to click on 'Change Advance Sharing'. After that, you need to check the 'Network discovery, file and printer sharing' and finally turn on 'Sharing'. Then, you need to click 'Apply' and press 'Ok'.
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