How do I install my printer on Windows 2000/XP?

Step 1 Go to Start>Settings>Printers>Add New Printer (WinXP - Start>Printers and Faxes>Add a Printer).

Step 2 Select Local Printer. Make sure to uncheck Automatically detect and install my plug and play printer. Click Next.

Step 3 Select Create a New Port and select Standard TCP/IP port. Click Next.

Step 4 Enter the IP address of the print server (192.168.0.1). Leave the port name with the default name. Click Next.

Step 5 You will get a message saying that additional port information required.

Step 6 Select Custom and then click Settings.

Step 7 Set Protocol to LPR.

Step 8 For the LPR Settings the Te100-P1P/U the port name is L1 It is case sensitive! (LP lower-case). In most cases, check LPR Byte Counting Enabled. If you cannot print, then try unchecking this.

Step 9 Select OK > Finish.

Step 10 Continue with the Add Printer Wizard. Choose your printer from the list or click Have Disk and point to your printer driver disk.

FAQ ID: 448
Created: 9/1/2005
Modified: 4/9/2007
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