How do I map a printer in Windows 7?

How do I map a printer in Windows 7?

Add printer in Windows 7

  •  wizard, click Options, add network, wireless, or Bluetooth printer. Windows will display a list of available printers.

Click Add a printer button in Windows 7

Add a Wireless printer in Windows 7

  • Select the printer from the list, or click on the option the printer which I want is not listed to find the desired printer.
  • To not find a printer in the list, do the following:
    • Select the option Add a printer using a TCP / IP address or host-name, and then click Next button. (Note: Consult the printer list to find the IP address of your printer.)

Add a printer using a TCP IP address
• Enter the IP address in the host-name or IP address text field. (As you type the address, Windows automatically adds an address to the port name text field as shown in the example below.)
• Install the driver for your printer by selecting the manufacturer’s printer and then the model number. (If your printer’s model number is not listed, click the Windows Update button to list additional printer models.) Click the Next button.

  • Enter a descriptive name for your printer in the printer name text area or leave the name that is already filled out, then click on the next button. (In the example below, the “Xerox Work Center 7345 PCL 6” has been entered for the printer name.) Note: You can change the printer name at any time.


You should see the following window that shows that Windows 7 has started the process of installing printers:

  • In the next window, make sure that the option is not shared Share this printer, and then click the Next button. If the printer was successfully added, then you should see the following window:
  • In the message window shown in Step 7, if you want to print a test page to verify if you can print with the printer, then click on print a test page button and then click on the finish button. .
  •  You can see new printer lists by clicking on the Start button again and then clicking on device and printer again. You should see the entry for your printer. (In the example below, “Xerox Work Center Center 7345 PCL 6” has been added.)
How do I map a printer in Windows 7?