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How To: Add A Printer

Add a network printer to your profile.


  1. From the Start menu, choose Settings > Printers and Faxes.
  2. Choose Add a printer from the Printer Tasks pane or from the File menu.
  3. Click Next in the Add Printer Wizard's first dialogue.
  4. Click the radio button next to "A network printer ..." in the second dialogue (refer to Image 1).
  5. In the third dialogue:
    • Click the radio button next to "Connect to this printer (or to browse ..." (refer to Image 2);
    • In the Name field, begin typing \\ares\ then choose the desired printer (refer to Image 3 for a list of network printers available).

      Note:  If the printer is not listed but you know the printer's name, simply type it into the Name field.

  6. Choose whether to make this your default printer in the next dialogue.
  7. Click Finish to complete the wizard and install the printer to your profile.