Saturday, June 27, 2009

How to install Ethernet port printer in Windows XP

To add a standard TCP/IP port 


1.Open Printers and Faxes 
2.Under Printer Tasks, click Add a printer to open the Add Printer Wizard, and then click Next.
3.Click Local printer or stand-alone network printer, clear the Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer check box, and then click Next
4.Click Create a new port, and then click Standard TCP/IP Port
5.Click Next to run the Add Standard TCP/IP Printer Port Wizard. 
6.Follow the instructions on the screen to finish installing the TCP/IP printer. 

To open Printers and Faxes, click Start, click Control Panel, click Printers and Other Hardware, and then click Printers and Faxes
Most network printers support the TCP/IP protocol. The standard TCP/IP port simplifies connecting to remote printers using the TCP/IP protocol. A computer that acts as a print server must run the TCP/IP protocol in order to print. 
To connect to a Novell print server, you need to install client services for NetWare (CSNW). 

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