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Add a Shared Network Printer in a County Ext Office with a Print Server (Windows 7)

This How To is especially designed for county offices that are using a Print Server.

For a complete list of How To's to add other printers, do a search for "printers" on the How To page.

  1. Click the Start button and select Devices and Printers
  2. Click Add a printer at the top of the window. A new Add Printer window should appear.
  3. Select Add a network printer, wireless or Bluetooth printer radio button.
  4. A search will begin for printers in your local network. Click on The printer that I want isn't listed.
  5. Select the Find a printer in the directory, based on location or feature radio button. Click Next.
  6. In the Find Printers window, type in the first three letters of the county in the Location field. (ex: Leb)

    Note: This will help to narrow the search to just your county.

    Add Shared Network Printer County Ext Ofice Windows 7

  7. Click the Find Now button. A list of available printers should be created at the bottom. Select the desired printer in the Search results area. Click OK. Choose whether or not you want the added printer as the default printer and click Next. Click Finish.
  8. At this point, you should have the device listed in the Devices and Printers folder.

 

Note: If you can't find the printer that you want, please Contact the AG IT Helpdesk.