How do I install my printer on Windows 95/98/ME?
In Windows 98/Me you will need to install the LPR client.
For Windows 98/ME you will also need to know the port name that you are printing to (The Port Name is the PS-xxxxxx-P1. X being the actual number listed in the Port Name box).
Step 1 Once the file is downloaded and extracted, Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel > double-click on Networks. Click on Add
Step 2 Highlight Client and click on Add.
Step 3 Click on Have Disk > Browse. Browse to the location of the extracted LPR Client.
Step 4 Click OK 3 times.
Step 5 From the list highlight LPR For TCP/IP and click on Properties
Step 6 Click on Add Port
In the top field type in the IP address of your print server. In the bottom field type in the port name of your print server, the Port Name is the PS-xxxxxx-P1. X being the actual number listed in the Port Name box. Click on OK
Step 7 Click on OK. Windows will ask you to restart. Click Yes.
LPR is now properly installed on your computer.
Step 1 Open your printers folder. Go to Start > Settings > Printers.
Step 2 Double-click on the Add Printer icon which will launch the Add Printer Wizard.
Select Network Printer and click on Next.
Step 3 Click on the Browse button and browse to the print server.
Highlight the Print Server and click on OK to return to the Add Printer Wizard.
Click on Next. If you are unable to do this you can manually enter the Print Server by using two backlashes, the IP address, one backlash and the port name of you printer.
If you can not find your printer from the list, click on the Have Disk button and browse to the printer drivers for your printer (floppy, CD, or downloaded).
Step 5 If you find your printer in the list, click on it and then click on OK. Windows will install the drivers.
Step 6 Once the drivers have been installed, click Finish to complete the installation. You may be prompted for your Windows CD. If you are prompted for the CD, browse to the Win98 folder on the Windows CD and click on OK
Step 7 After the drivers have been installed for your printer, you will be prompted to print a test page. Select Yes and click on Finish.