ARCHIVED: In Windows, how do I install my printer?
- Make sure the USB cable is unplugged from your computer and
your printer. USB devices work differently from older devices and
usually need to have the drivers installed before you connect the
- If you have an installation disk, insert it into the drive. If
there is an installer provided, it should run or be executed
here. Follow its instructions, and it should install your printer in a
- If you don't have an installation program, plug the USB cable into
your computer and your printer. This should trigger the Device Setup
- Windows will attempt to locate drivers for your printer. If it cannot, consult the web site of your printer's manufacturer; see ARCHIVED: How do I obtain and update my device drivers?
Last modified on January 03, 2013.