Wireless printer set-up for Windows® 7
What is meant by wireless printer and what are the requirements for the set-up of wireless printer in Windows 7?
Wireless printers are printers that perform their printing operation with the help of wireless technology. There are numerous branded wireless printers to fulfill the user needs. Some of the printer brands are Hewlett Packard, Dell, Gateway, and Lexmark. These printers offer advanced features and improved printing techniques. These external devices are used to help to generate graphical or text documents. In the market, there are both monochrome and color output printers. The set-up process of wireless printer in Windows 7 is a very easy process. For the efficient performance of this printer, the system needs to be equipped with minimum requirements such as compatible wireless printer drivers, corruption free operating system, correct wireless card, good hardware components, router if used in a network, etc.
Following paragraphs offer more information on a wireless printer and its set-up in Windows 7
- Benefits of wireless printers
- Establish proper connection
- Set-up and configure
Benefits of wireless printers
Wireless printer offers a lot of benefits. It allows users two modes of connection i.e. Bluetooth and wireless network connection. With the help of wireless printer networking capability, users can enhance printer sharing capability. For printer sharing, users must enable the 'printer sharing' option in the server computer. Wireless printer also avoids the use of cables.
Establish proper connection
For setting up a wireless printer in Windows 7 users have to establish proper connection between the system and the printer. The printer must be equipped with suitable printer driver and the system must be placed between the wireless ranges offered by the printer. If the system and the printer are not in the concerned range, then it might lead to issues. By placing the wireless printer at exact place in a network, all computers can access its signal.
In order to set-up wireless printer on a Windows 7-based system it must be equipped with compatible and corruption free printer drivers. The users have to go through the set-up instructions and have to agree to policy agreements. After that, the users can configure some of the printer features according to their convenience. Users can also choose connectivity settings that is Bluetooth or wireless network. They need to just follow the screen prompts in the printer set-up area of the 'Control Panel'.
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