Installing Printers for Windows XP

In general, printers must be installed once per machine per user.

Printer Setup

  • Click Start Menu —> Printers and Faxes.
  • This brings up a list of already installed printers.
  • Click on Add a Printer under Printer Tasks or go to the File menu and select Add Printer.

  • The Add Printer Wizard window will appear.
  • Click Next.

  • Select the A network printer, or a printer attached to another computer option.
  • Click Next.

  • Select the option to Find a printer in the directory.
  • Click Next.

  • Click Find Now to list all the printers available in the department.

  • You can sort the printers by name by clicking the Name column header.
  • Click to select the printer you want to add and then click OK.

  • Select Yes if you want this to be your default printer or No to keep your current settings.
  • Click Next.

  • The printer should now be installed.
  • Click Finish.