How to install Local Printer driver

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Can any one explain the detail process how to install local printer driver in my desktop pc.I am using windows 7 operating system.


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Answered By 0 points N/A #162416

How to install Local Printer driver


Hi mrmax,

Please follow the below steps how to install local printer driver in your windows 7 desktop PC.

1. Click start—control Panel.The control panel window appears.

2. Click the Hardware and sound icon.The Hardware and Sound window appears.

3. Click the Printers icon. The printers window appears.

4. Click the Add a printer button from the command bar. The Choose a local or network printer screen appears.

5.Click the Add a local printer option. The Choose a printer port screen appears.

6.Click the Next button. The Install the printer driver screen appears.

7.Click the windows update button, if you want to update to the current version of any drivers if available. After the update is complete, you will have to check the manufacturer and printers list once again.

8.Click the Next button. The Type a printer name screen appears.

9. Enter the appropriate name in the Printer name text box, if you want to change the default name provided for your printer by windows.

10. Select the set as the default printer check box, if you want to set this printer as your default printer.

11. Click the Next button. The Installing printer screen appears.

12. When windows finishes the installation process of your printer, the you have successfully added the printer screen appears.

13. Click the print a test page button to make sure the driver was installed properly and the printing operation is taking place. The A test page has been sent to your printer prompt appears.

14. Click the close button, if it gets printed.

15. If the test page is not printed, click the troubleshoot printer problems link to get help for solving the problem.

16.Click the Finish button.The local printer is installed  in your system successfully.(you can also install printer using installation CD.when you install printer using CD,you can acquire all the feature of printer.


Answered By 0 points N/A #162417

How to install Local Printer driver


Hello Mrmax,

In OS 7 Device Stage can make the process of installing a local printer easy, The local printer plugged directly into the PC that is the easy way to install the printer if you do not have network. Well when you plug in to PC USB port OS-7 is noticing a new device and installing drivers it is pretty simple if your printer installs correctly then no need to install the manufacturer's software, when your printer is installed correctly it will appear in the Device Stage Device and printer window as i attach sample pictures.

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