What is use to connect a computer to a printer?


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2012-05-05 08:37:15
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Modern printers connect using a USB port.

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using a usb cable which is a connection between the computer and the printer only or wirelessly which means everyone on the network can use the printer but only if computer and printer is wireless

Yes, it can. You can use for printers with own NIC, or you can connect your printer to a printer server, or you can connect you printer to your router (not all routers support it), or you can connect the printer to your computer which is connected to the network and share the printer.

If they are a fairly recent computer and printer you will use a USB cable to connect one to the other.

Some printers have a wireless adapter, but most of them don't. There are two cases. You connect the printer to a computer which has a wireless adapter, or if your printer has a lan card you can connect it to your wireless router and use advantages of wireless networking in that way.

If you're talking about setting up a printer on the computer then the use for that is to connect the printer to your computer so you are able to print. The computer will send "test" pages to print on your printer so you will know whether it works or not.

You will want to have the printer power cord plugged into the wall, and have the printer powered on. Do not connect the printer to your computer yet. Insert the ink cartridges into the printer, if thery're not already, and let the printer calibrate them. Run the setup software, and when prompted, connect the printer to your computer. DO NOT connect the printer to your computer until the setup software tells you to!

The main advantage for using the print server is you dont have to connect your printer to a computer and share the printer on that computer (printer shared computer). To be more specific, it means you dont need printer shared computer anymore and can use that computer for other purposes.

One method is to use a printer switch box. See related links for some example devices. Another method would be to connect the printer to one computer and share the printer with another computer on the same network.

First Install the printer, then connect to the computer. Then after you do it you can ON the printer, put paper and make sure the INK is more. Then you can now use your PRINTER. That's just about it. It also depends on the printer because there is a lots of different. Thank you.

This depends on which printer you have.Some printers have a serial cable and the newer ons have a usb cable. You connect the cable to the computer at the back . Then reboot your computer. You then insert the driver CD into the computer and then install the drivers for that printer.

Using ePrint with and HP printer is simple. Plug in the printer and connect it to your computer, then just follow the directions as provided on the screen.

easy! Connect it with the main outlet, connect the usb to pc port, use add new printer from the menue- printer, scanner, etc, wait for the automatic update and voila use it!

#Use a separate print server. #Connect to a networked computer and share the printer

Use a sperte print server Connect to a networked computer and share the printer

The Nikon D90 will indeed connect to a printer wirelessly, but make sure you have a compatible printer first.

Yes, you if you printer has network interface (NIC). u can connect them through routers or switch

usb to usb connection is the best way to connect your computer to your printer.

remote printer is these printer we can connect to many computer by using wireless comunication is called remote printer

If the two computers are connected to a network, then connect both printers to the same network. Use "add new printer" on both computers, so installing the printer driver for each printer, and both printers will show in the list of devices in My computer (if you are using MS Windows). Or, if there is not a network, connect a separate printer to each computer.

Try reading the manual they will tell you how to connect your printer to your PC

old ones use LPT or Printer Port and new ones use USB

To connect your Wi-Fi connected printer to your office computer, just follow the instructions on the manual. There should be a USB plug that allows you to plug it into the computer and connect it to the Wi-Fi printer. Then follow instructions from manual

Yes, it is very important because it connect the computer to everything. It connect the printer to your computer. It also connect the Internet as well.

Put the printer on a shared network, then your desktop computer can also print to the same printer.

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