Adding or Removing a Printer (Windows 10)

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Adding a Network Printer

To add a network printer for printing from your computer:

  1. In the Windows search box, type \\papercut and hit Enter to see a list of the printers.

 

 

  1. Double-click to select the printer you wish to install.

 

 

  1. Once the printer is installed, the Printer queue window will open - close that window.

 

  1. Set the new printer as your default printer. Type printer in the Windows search box. Click to open Printers & scanners or choose "Change default printer".

 

  1. Select the new printer and choose Manage.

 

 

  1. Click Set as default

 

Note:

  • If you have Let Windows manage my default printer selected, you'll need to deselect it before you can choose a default printer on your own.
  • In Windows 10, your default can be the printer you last used. To turn on this mode, open Start  and select Settings > Devices > Printers & scanners. Select the checkbox beside Let Windows manage my default printer.

 

 

Removing a Network Printer from Your Computer

  1. Type printer in the Windows search box. Click to open Printers & scanners

 

  1. Select the printer and choose Remove device.

 

Note: You may get prompted for an admin username/password, in which case you will have to contact the Help Desk.

 

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Article ID: 7704
Created
Mon 7/20/15 9:23 AM
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Thu 5/16/19 10:03 AM