How to setup a shared area printer

Modified on Wed, 07 Sep 2022 at 10:58 AM

This guide will teach you how to setup a shared area printer with in your office

1. Go to your start menu and search control panel, once it shows, open the app. 

2. Navigate to Hardware and sound and click on view devices and printers 

3. on the top left of devices and printer you should be able to see "Add a printer" button, click on this button. 

4. you will get a add a device prompt pop up, make sure you click on "The printer that I want isn't listed"

5. Make sure you select "Select a shared printer by name" 

6.Input the shared information, for example \\int-88q6l33\INT-OFFICE you can also use the 3rd option down if you have an TCP/IP address but the drivers will have to be added manually, you can search for the drivers on the internet by typing the name and model number of your printer and adding drivers at the end. 

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