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I don't know alot about computers and printers i bough a printer/copier/fax machine and i already set it up but i dont understand how to put it to the computer so i can print papers from the computer

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    Justin Case May 11, 2010

    Hi there stmddr1228,

    Let's see if we can get you fixed up. I'll explain what what you need to do and why. You are my eyes and hands. When we are done, not only will your printer be working, you'll have a better understanding of your new acquisition.

    First off, not all computers and printers are the same. They are able to connect several ways. There are also specific drivers (how the computer talks to the printer) needed for specific printers. This makes remote tech support a bit challenging.

    So step one is: more info.

    Printer:


    • Make/Model

    • Did you buy it new? Do you have the driver CD?

    • Do you have the proper data cable?

    • Is the cable USB or Parallel? (Parallel has a 25 pin connector on one side,


    Computer:


    • What Operating System installed?
    This should get us going.

    Mike

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Check which cables are provided with your printer. You need a powercable and a USB cable. Many printer manufacturers do not supply the USB cable, but this is the cable required to connect it to your PC. You can buy USB cables at almost any computer store.Just ask for a USB cable to connect a printer to the PC.

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Dear,
the simplest way is this,
check the model and brand of this machine and download its user detailed manual from its site or any searching websites.

regards,


dont forget to rate it

Posted on Aug 08, 2008

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