For many office LANs, there is an urgent need to connect the printer in such a way that all computers can access it.
To perform this task, you need to correctly configure the parameters of some devices.
First, select the appropriate printer. There are devices that can connect not to computers, but to network concentrators or routers. They cost a little more, so if you do not really need to purchase it, select a printer connected via the USB port to the PC.
Select the personal computer or laptop that is part of the local network. It is desirable that this device is switched on for the maximum amount of time.
Connect the printer to the selected computer and install the required drivers and software. Ensure that the equipment is operational.
Now you need to allow other usersNetwork use this printer. Open the Start menu and select Devices and Printers. Right-click on your printer icon and select Show Printer Properties.
Find the "Share this printer" item and check the box next to it. Enter the name of the printer that will be displayed to users on the network.
If your computer has computers withOther operating systems, it is recommended to install additional drivers that are suitable for these operating systems. To do this, click the "Additional Drivers" button.
To use the printer from another computer, open the "Devices and Printers" menu. Click the "Add Printer" button located on the top of the window.
In the window that appears, select "AddNetwork, wireless or BlueTooth printer. " If the program could not automatically find the necessary equipment, then click the button "The necessary printer is not in the list".
Activate the item "Select a shared printer by name", enter its name, specified earlier, and click the "Browse" button. Select the desired printer and click the "Next" button.