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Add TCP/IP Printer in Windows 7 ??


You will need to know the static IP address assigned to the printer. If you do not have this information contact the Desktop Support Associate (DSA) in your department or the to request this information.
How to Use:

  • Ensure printer is turned on
  • Open Control Panel / Device and Printers
  • Click Add Printer
  • Select Add Local Printer then click Next
  • Select create new port, choose Standard TCP/IP from menu, then click Next
  • Type static IP assigned to printer in Hostname or IP address field (port name is automatically IP_10.232.X.X where X is defined by static IP)
  • Check option to Query Printer and Automatically Select Driver then click Next
  • Click Finish in the Completing TCP/IP window
  • If driver is not found in list click Have Disk and select Driver when prompted then click OK
  • Use default name for printer then click Next
  • Select option to Not Share Printer then click Next
  • Click Print a Test Page to verify PC will print to printer then click Next
  • Click Finish in the Completing add printer window

Installing TCP/IP Printer :

Installing TCP/IP Printer

How to Use:
  • Go to Control Panel and open Printers.
  • Double-click on Add Printer.
  • Next when Add Printer Wizard appears.
  • Select Local Printer and click Next.
  • Select Create a New Port, select Standard TCP/IP from the drop down menu and click Next.
  • In the Add Port box, type the IP Address of the printer and click Next.
  • Select the manufacturer of your printer from the list box on the left. Select the printer type from the list box on the right and click Next.
    a. If your printer isn't listed, Have Disk and browse to the location that contains the driver for your printer and click OK. Select your printer from the list box and click Next.
  • Finish.
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