How to install a network printer on your Windows computer

Add a printer or scanner

  1. Navigate to Control Panel and double click on Printers & Scanners.
  2. Click the first option under Add printers & scanners named Add a printer or scanner.
  3. Windows will then start populating the list of devices it finds. Ignore he recommendations and instead, click The printer that I want isn't listed.

  1. You will now be greeted with a new window to Find a printer by other options
  1. Click the toggle next to the Select a shared printer by name option
  2. In the text input field, type: where printername is the name of the printer that you want to install on your Windows computer. A full list of network printers can be found here.
  3. Click the Next button at the bottom

  1. Now you will be presented with a new window entitled Add Printer Wizard.
  1. Under Manufacturer on the left, find the manufacturer of the printer you want to install on your computer.
  2. Under Printers on the right, find and select the mdel of the printer that you want to install on your computer.
  3. Click OK at the bottom to continue

  1. Set up is complete. You will now be told the printer has been added and installed.
  2. Click the Next button.

  1. Click on Print a test page or the Finish button.

  1. You will now see the newly added printer in your list of devices: