Yeah sure.. Follow the below steps..
For parallel Printers...
For USB Printers..
- In Windows XP default view, from the Start
menu, select Printers and Faxes, and then double-click
Add Printer. In Windows XP Classic view, or in Windows
2000, from the Start menu, select Settings,
then Printers, and then double-click Add
This will start the Add Printer Wizard. Click Next.
- Select Local printer or Local printer attached to
this computer. Click Next.
- Select the LPT port.
- Select the manufacturer and model for the printer you are
installing. If you would rather use the driver disk that came with the
printer, insert that disk and click Have Disk, and then
browse to the driver disk and the proper folder. Click Open,
Sometimes at this point, you will be asked if you print from
MS-DOS programs. Most people can safely answer No
here, but if you print from any DOS-based programs, answer
- Windows will offer a name for the printer that you may change if
you like. If this is your only printer, or you wish to use this printer
most of the time, select Yes to make this the
- You will be given the option to share this printer on the
network. Unless you specifically want to do this, select Do not share
this printer. Click Next.
- Make sure the printer is connected and turned on, and then answer
Yes to print a test page. This will ensure that your printer
is working. After the page has printed, click Finish. Your
printer should be ready to use.
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- Make sure that the USB cable is unplugged from your computer and
your printer. USB devices work differently from older devices
and usually need to have the drivers installed before you connect the device.
- If you have an installation disk, insert it into the
drive. If there is an installer provided, it should run or be executed
here. Follow its instructions, and it should take care of installing
your printer in a few moments.
- If you don't have an installation program, plug the USB cable
into your computer and your printer. This should trigger the Add New
- Click Next, and then select Search for the best driver
for your device. Click Next.
- Uncheck all options except Specify a Location. Click
Browse. Browse to the disk, CD, or directory where your
printer drivers are located. Click OK, and then click
Note: You can download some drivers from the
web. Consult the web site of your printer's manufacturer, or see
Where can I find driver updates for my Windows computer?
- When all the files are copied, click Finish.
- Turn on your printer. Windows should detect the printer's presence
and finish the installation. If the option to print a test page is
offered, do so. This will confirm the installation. Click Finish.