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I'm Trying to connect my Desktop printer to my laptop

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  • Lalit Varadpande
    Lalit Varadpande May 11, 2010

    what exactly is the problem?have u installed the software that came witht the printer?

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Put on the printer and connect what ever the printer is using, parallel, or USB cable to the lap top and click start and go to printer in the control panel. Click add printers and follow the wizard instructions and make sure the CD driver is in the cd-rom.Or it automatically plug i and play and just follow to wiz steps and indicate it to look for driver in the D-driver(CD-rom). Hope it helps.

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