-- MikeGore - 10 May 2007

TCP direct to printer printing

  1. Open Printers and Faxes
  2. Click on Add a printer
  3. Pick Next when you see Add Printer Wizard
  4. Pick *Local printer attached to this computer
    • Uncheck Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer
    • Pick Next
  5. Pick Create a new port Standard TCP/IP Port
    • Pick Next
  6. Pick Next when you see the Add Standard TCP/IP Printer Port Wizard
  7. fill in the fully qualified internet name for the printer
    • Leave the Port Name alone
    • Pick Next
  8. Pick Finish when you see the Completing the Add Standard TCP/IP Printer Port Wizard
  9. Install your printer drivers
    • Pick the Manufacturer on the left side (typically HP)
    • Pick the Model on the right side
      Notes if you do not see your printer you can either
      • Go to the vendor web site such as www.hp.com and download a postscript driver - then use the Have Disk Option
      • Use a standard Postscript printer driver like the HP 4050 Postscript driver (you can always update later one)
    • Pick Next
  10. Set the Printer Name and if you wish it to be the default printer
    • Pick Next
  11. Printer sharing is not used normally so pick Do no share this printer
    • Pick Next
  12. Check yes or no if you want to print a test page
    • Pick Next
  13. Pick Finish at the Competing the Add Printer Wizard
    * Note it will now copy and install the printer drivers


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