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How do I add a network printer?

Follow these steps to add a network printer to your computer on Windows 10:

  1. Open the "Start Menu" and Go to "Settings"
  2. Click on "Devices"
  3. On the left list, click on "Printers & scanners"
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  4. Click on "Add a printer or scanner"
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  5. If the printer you want to add is listed, select it, and add it to your computer
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  6. If the printer you want to add is not listed, scroll to the bottom of the list and click on "The printer that I want isn't listed"
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  7. Select the option, "Select a shared printer by name"
  8. Type in the print server and the printer name
    Most of the time, it will be "\\wildwing.des.ucdavis.edu\printername"
  9. Click "Next" if necessary
  10. Wait for the printer drivers to install
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  11. Click "Next" once prompted
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  12. Optional: set this new printer as your default printer by checking the box
  13. Click the "Finish" button
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