Installing Printer Windows XP


Driver of Printer ( A Driver CD is supplied with Printer by manufacturer or can be downloaded from manufacturer Website)


1. Click Start, Settings, Control Panel.
2. Click on “Printers & Faxes” Icon
3. Double-click “Add Printer” to start the Add Printer Wizard
4. The Add Printer Wizard Welcome screen appears. Click Next
5. Local or Network Printer
Click “Local Printer”
There should be NO checkmark next to “Automatically detect and install.”
Click Next
6. Select a Printer Port
Click “Use the following port” and select the port your printer’s attached to.
Choose LPT1: for now. You can change the setting later.
Click Next
Install Printer Software
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If you have an installation disk or CD that came with the printer, click “Have Disk” and locate the INF file for the printer (check the printer’s documentation for specific instructions).
8. Name Your Printer
Give the printer a name (this is the name you’ll use to select it later). Click “Yes” under “Do you want to use this printer as the default printer”
Click Next

9. Print Test Page
Click No
Click Next
10. Completing the Add Printer Wizard
Review your choices. Click Back if you need to change anything
Click Finish

If you don’t see “Use this printer as the default printer” in the “Name printer” screen, finish installing the printer, then click Start, Settings, Printers; rightclick the printer you just installed and click “Set as default printer” from the pop-up menu that appears.