If you only have one printer in your classroom that you want to share with several student computers, you can connect that printer to your computer and then share it so that it is accessible from any computer in the room. Two things need to be configured on the host PC to make a printer […]

As with most computer problems, you should begin with the easiest solutions before moving on to more advanced troubleshooting steps. First, make sure the printer is on and has paper in the tray. You may also want to check that it has ink if you are using an inkjet printer. Next, check to make sure […]

Printers can print in portrait or landscape mode. In portrait mode, which is the default, the printer prints pages that are 8.5″ wide and 11″ tall. In landscape mode, the page is turned on its side. This mode may be useful if you are trying to print a spreadsheet or sign that is wider than […]

Most of the time, you print documents directly from the program you used to create them, whether that program is a word processor such as Microsoft Word, or a drawing program such as Paint. Because most programs designed for Windows follow similar guidelines, you will find that the process of printing from any Windows program […]

Adding a printer to your computer involves two steps: making the connection from the computer to the printer using either a parallel or USB cable, and installing the software needed to allow your computer to communicate with the specific printer you want to use. Most printers sold today support USB, which can transfer data much […]

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