CONNECT A USB PRINTER TO YOUR LAPTOP
Since most laptops lack a printer port, hence the USB printer is the way to go. You can connect your USB printer by following a few easy steps:
Plug in the printer, and make sure it’s turned off.
According to instructions coming with the printer, set the printer with ink and paper and all the other good things.
Connect a USB cable to the printer and your laptop.
Turn on the printer.
Since you are using a USB printer, it knows the name of the printer and the brand, and this software installs the software for you, that’s all.
After the printer is installed and recognized by Windows, you can either print or save some energy and turn off the printer. You can also disconnect it when you do not need it. Adding the printer again activates its support in Windows.
Close your printer when you are not using it.
You can unplug the printer’s USB cable safely without using the hardware remove icon on the system tray. Just unplug the cable, and Windows Printer Ideas on Your Printer.
No, it is not good to unplug or close your printer during printing.
If you are having trouble adding your printer, open the control panel and double-click on the printer or printer and fax icon to display a list of printers available on your computer. Add a printer or Add printer job can be clicked to run the Printer Wizard, which helps you complete the printer setup task.