Advice 1: How to connect a printer through a router

Very rarely office local network without printer or MFP. For the successful operation of these devices must be correctly connected and configured. To carry out this process in several ways.
How to connect a printer through a router
You will need
  • A network cable.
Instruction
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To begin, select the printer. In this case, you need to pick up a device that is connected not to a stationary or laptop computer and to a network hub or routerfrom (router). Purchase the selected equipment.
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Connect a network cable to the LAN port (Ethernet) router with the printer. The latter device, in turn, connect with the computer. To do this, use the adapter cable with the USB port on the USB-B port (square plug).
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In this situation, you can't use the printer. First, install on all computers from which you plan to use the network hardware, the driver for the specific model printer.
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Second, set up the printer so that you don't have to constantly look for it online. Open the settings of the printer on the computer that is connected to it directly via cable.
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Install this equipment uses static (permanent) IP address. Recommend the use ' of the area which contains the remaining computers and laptops. I.e. all IP network addresses must differ only fourth segments. When you activate this function, the printer will have a permanent IP address even if the router is enabled the DHCP function.
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For convenience, the initial search printer change network name. This will avoid confusion between similar devices.
Note
Option connect the printer to the router much easier, because the availability of this equipment does not depend on any particular computer.
Useful advice
The fact that most routers have a function of automatically issuing IP addresses. In this case it is severely hampered because each time the printer get a new IP address. This will greatly impede quick access to this equipment.

Advice 2: How to connect a printer to the network

If you work in an office or you need a connection to the printer from different computers at the same time, the question of connecting to a network printer now you are pressing as never before. When you connect the printer to the network you will greatly facilitate their work, because the constant switching of the usb cable of the printer leads to a wasteful attitude to time.
How to connect a printer to the network
You will need
  • Computer, printer, connecting cables.
Instruction
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Click menu "start" - "Printers and faxes". Also the window with the installed printers can be accessed from the following menu "start" - "control Panel" - "Printers and faxes". In the opened window select "add printer".
How to connect a printer to the network
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In the opened window select "add printer".
How to connect a printer to the network
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In the "add printer Wizard" click "Next".
How to connect a printer to the network
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In the new window click "Network printer or printer attached to another computer", then "Next"button.
How to connect a printer to the network
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Select "connect to this printer or browse for printers. If you know the printer name, enter the line ' a network printer, for example, "\\base\elephant". Click "Next".
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If the printer name is not known, then a line with the printer name, leave blank and click "Next".
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A new window will appear a list of all available printers in your network. Select your printer and click "Next".
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This will bring up a window asking to set the default printer. If you mainly print to a network printer, select "Yes". Otherwise, click "No" and then click "Next".
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In the last window click "Finish". Now the network printer is ready to use.
How to connect a printer to the network
Note
If the operating system did not find the desired printer, then, most likely, the printer is de-energized. Plug it into your network and try to reconnect it to the network.
Useful advice
When you connect the printer to the network, it is desirable to make it the default printer. This will allow you to quickly print the required material, because you lose time selecting the printer.

Advice 3: How to connect the printer to a local network

In our country the vast number of offices small. They are multiple computers, and there are one or two printer. Dedicated servers and there is not planned in the future. The file exchanger plays the most powerful computer available. Your task is to configure all the network and computers so that it could print with this printer.
How to connect the printer to a local network
Instruction
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The first method. You can connect printer to one computer in the network, and not to the most powerful and simply to allow all public access. This is the easiest and cheapest way. It is good for very small offices where there are 5 pieces of computers and all sit in the same office. But it has one significant drawback. The computer attached to the printer must always be turned on. Otherwise, no one will be able to print.
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Need to configure sharing. Let's say that you have installed the Windows XP operating system. Go to start – control Panel – Printers and faxes.
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Then right-click the installed printer and select "Properties".
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On the Access tab, click share this printer" and click "OK". The icon must be an icon of a hand. If she appeared, it means that the printer got shared.
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Now we need to configure this printer on all other computers in the network. Go to "start – control Panel – Printers and faxes".
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Run the connection wizard printer and select network printer. To do this, select browse for a printer, and the system will find the desired printer.
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Further consent to allow the installation of drivers and try to print a test page.
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The second method. Connection to a network connected printer. It should be a time to set up and can not touch. Such schemes work for several years. Even if it breaks, it can simply be replaced and only configure the printer. In the first method, if you break the computer will have to reconnect the printer, reconfigure it on all the computers in the network.
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When connecting the second method to be performed all the same, only in the connection wizard registers the full path to the printer. You can also use additional programs supplied with the printer. It is even more convenient as it allows you to more accurately set the printer.

Advice 4: How to connect the printer to the router

When you create the office network quite often it include the printer or MFP. This connection can be accomplished in several ways, some of which can be extremely uncomfortable.
How to connect the printer to the router
You will need
  • - network cable.
Instruction
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If you use to create a home or office network router, it is reasonable to connect the printer to this network device. Such a method has several advantages. Connect the network port of the printer with the LAN connector of the router. Use the previously prepared network cable.
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Now select the computer from which you configure the router. Remember that the printer must be the only device connected to the selected LAN port. E. the printer connection via a network hub not very desirable. Launch your Internet browser and enter the IP address of the router. Specify the user name and password. Go to menu settings network equipment.
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If you have already configured an Internet connection, make sure that the LAN settings is enabled NAT. If you are not using the DHCP function, then no additional configuration is required at all. Otherwise, open the route table (Route Table) of your network equipment.
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Now, select the LAN port that is connected to the printer, and set it to static IP addresses. If this cannot be done in the settings of the router, then connect the printer to the computer or laptop.
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Install software that allows you to fine-tune the operating mode of the printer. Run it and specify the equipment to do a static IP address. It is advisable to use the IP, which will differ from the last segment of addresses of other network devices.
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Now physically disconnect the printer from the computer. Open the start menu and navigate to "Devices and printers". Click "add printer" and select "Add a local printer". Select port type and click "Next". Install the driver and connect the printer to the computer.

Advice 5: How to connect two computers through a router

In order not to pay the provider for the creation of multiple access points to connect computers to the Internet, use the connection via the router (the router). General settings the routerand almost the same for all models.
How to connect two computers through a router
Instruction
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Get the router you need model, do you wish he would wireless interface Wi-Fi (which is useful for connecting laptops) or not. However, you can buy with your normal routerω and a separate Wi-Fi module (USB module or PCI card). If you don't need that, you may be quite normal routerand multiple LAN ports.
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Look at routere WAN port and connect it to the cable that connects to the Internet. Connect one of the computers and the router to the mains.
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Set the access point in the routerE. in the browser Enter IP address router (for example 192.168.1.1), enter the factory default username and password. And default username, and password will be the word "admin" (do not forget then to change them). Logging in to install the routerand set the recommended ISP settings, with the note:— data transfer type must match the one used by your service provider;— the password to access the routerfrom after the replacement must be complex enough;— IP address of the computer should be different from the IP addresses of a routera;— installation of static and dynamic IP addresses on the router should be agreed with the provider and comply with the manufacturer's recommendations.
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Restart the router after settings. Check whether the connected computer access to the Internet. Connect to the routerfrom a second computer using a different IP address, and writing the route on a router. Please note: the mask must be the same.
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If the routerhas a wireless interface Wi-Fi or you have purchased a separate adapter (which you will need to pre-install the drivers and software), you can connect two computer between them and thus.
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Check whether the module is active Wi-Fi on the second computer. If not, then right-click on its icon in the taskbar and select "Connect". Check whether the Internet connection on the second computer.

Advice 6: How to set up a printer via usb

Modern printers and MFPs, as opposed to the old analogs adapted for connection to notebooks and other mobile computers. To configure printing devices it is necessary to use additional utilities or means of operating systems.
How to set up a printer via usb
You will need
  • printer;
  • - cable USB USB B;
  • - the driver files.
Instruction
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Connect the printer to a landline or a mobile computer. To implement this process, you will need the cable of USB format-USB B. Turn on the computer and the printing device. Wait for the download equipment.
How to set up a printer via usb
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Install the drivers appropriate for this printer model. It is best to use a special program that allows you to change the settings of the printing device.
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If after this process the printer was not recognized by the system, independently add new device. Open the start menu and navigate to control panel.
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Click on the icon "Printers and other devices". In the new menu select the item "Printers and faxes". Now click with the left mouse button on the icon for your printer. In this case, you must follow the model name of the printing device. Go to "Installing devices".
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In the first dialog menu, select the type of access to the printer. If you want to use this equipment only with this computer, select "Local printer". Click "Next".
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In the next window select the port on which you connected the printer. It is important to note that you must specify only port type (USB), not to select a specific slot number. Wait some time until the device will be determined by the system.
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Close the add printer wizard. Open the program that you have installed together with the drivers. Adjust the operating parameters of the printing device. To do this, select paint consumption, enable the desired modes of printing, and then specify the page orientation (portrait or landscape).
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If you use a non-standard paper for printing, be sure to specify its type. This will improve the quality of the printer.

Advice 7: How to reconfigure the router

The router is a universal device designed for Internet distribution. The main advantage of this device is the versatility. A wide range of actions allows you to connect to multiple gadgets. But before use for correct operation marshrutizatora prior set-up required.
How to reconfigure the router
Instruction
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It is best to carry out the procedure of the reconfiguration by adjusting existing parameters. This will significantly reduce the time. For this connect the router via cable to a personal computer, open a browser and enter the address: 192.168.1.1. So you get the router interface. Immediately after the introduction of the ' window appears with two fields. One for login, one for password. They must match, of course, if you have not made custom changes. Try to drive user or admin. One thing will fit. It all depends on the factory marks used on the router.
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After logging in, the interface is visually analyze each function. Decide what exactly you need to reconfigure. If you have lost the settings for the Internet connection, then go to the tab "Internet options", to change the data wi-fi "wireless Settings", in case of sudden blocking of some websites – "parental control Settings". To change the firmware, open the last tab. Most often it is called "router Settings". Hit "Update" or download available with PC.
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Totally reset all the router settings in hardware mode, that is, through the user interface and mechanically pressing the Reset button on the back side of the device. The size of the buttons is very small, and put pressure on it it is possible only with the help of some device such as a needle or rod of a ballpoint pen. Some routers does not come with her, and reset by clicking and holding for a few seconds, usually from ten to fifteen, the button on/off.
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When all parameters were established at the level of the factory, clearly disconnected and the Internet. You can configure it using the disc supplied with the router, or the previous way - through the browser.
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To configure a disk is much easier because many installation will be performed automatically. However, the performance of the drive will completely depend on the bitness of the installed operating system. If the disk, for example, 32-bit and OS is 64, the electronic media most likely will not start and will generate an error.
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To configure manually, go to the control panel of the router, click "Internet options", enter the user name and password that is specified in the contract with your provider. Save the changes and restart the computer. This procedure will complete the reconfiguration of the router and establish a connection to the Internet.

Advice 8: How to connect the printer to the computer

The printer is an integral part of office routine. This peripheral device has turned in the necessary equipment and for home use. To mount it, just follow the prompts of the user and service menu. If the equipment is working, the process should not cause problems.
Install the printer using software
Instruction
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Connect your printer to the mains, make sure the condition of a power cable. Take the original or compatible cartridges. Examine the illustrations on the cover or in the manual. Properly install them in a network-connected equipment.
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Remove the USB cable. It must be connected to the computer and the printer in the appropriate connectors. When properly connected, the system your PC will display a message about detecting new hardware. Open the found new hardware wizard. In most cases, this window should appear automatically. Locate the drive software for your printer. Insert it into the drive PC.
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The found new hardware wizard will automatically find and install the needed printer driver. You only need to promptly acknowledge requests from the system. For example, click the pop-up icon "next" in the wizard. If the device software installed properly, Windows will display a corresponding message:"the device is installed and ready to use".
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To check the settings for the printer via the menu item "start" in the tab "control Panel". Locate the menu item "Printers and faxes". Select from the list of devices your printer. Its designation must match the name of an installed device. To check, click print, right-click on the printer icon. In the opened window find the button "print Test page".
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If you have multiple computers connected to a local network, and to one of the PC the printer is connected, the equipment can be configured to use on all PC private LAN. Go to "start" on the computer with the preinstalled printer. Select "Printers and faxes" or "Devices and printers". Select "add printer". Will open the familiar add new hardware wizard.
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In the wizard select "a Network printer" and confirm the queries from the system, click "next". From the master list of devices, select the printer shared. To the system request on the use of the default device, click the manipulator on the "OK" button. Windows will automatically detect the settings properly installed network device. Access print must appear on all computers on the private LAN.
Note
ACCORDING to the device must be licensed. Otherwise the equipment will not work properly.
Useful advice
If included with the printer does not have software, you can download it from official website manufacturer.
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