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How to install a networked printer onto your Windows 7 device.


Open Internet Explorer from the Taskbar icon or via the Start menu.


From the "Favorites" bar or Favorites list select Printers.


If you are using a desktop computer you should see a list of nearby printers.

To install a printer click on the name of the printer you wish to install.

If you are on a wireless network or wish to install a printer from another area please go to the next step.


If you have already selected your printer please go to the next step.

If you already know the name of a printer you wish to install enter the CITS name in the search box and press return on your keyboard.

You can now begin installing the printer by clicking on its name.


If you have already selected your printer please go to the next step.

You are also able to search for a printer via the area and site dropdown lists.

Click on the Area‚Äč dropdown list and select an area.


If you have already selected your printer please go to the next step.

Once an area has been selected click on the Site dropdown list and select a site within that area.

A list of available printer in that site will appear. Click on the printer name to begin installing the pritner.


You will be prompted to confirm the installation of the selected printer. Click Yes.


Once complete you will be given the option to view installed printers. Click on the link "Click here to open the printers folder on your machine".


Your installed printers will appear in this window.


If you wish to set a printer as your default printer right click on the printer and select Set as default printer.

A green tick icon will indicate that the selected printer is now the default for you on that PC/Laptop.


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