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Installing a Network Printer in Windows 8

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On your Desktop click on GVSU Printers icon.

GVSU Printers icon


Next, open the folder for your department.

In this example we are opening the IT-Acad folder.

GVSU printers

Find the Printer that you would like to connect to and double click to install the printer.

There will be a short delay (10 to 120 seconds) before the printer installs.

Once the printer is installed, the Printer queue window will be displayed. 

Printer Queue window


Now that the printer is installed, it will show up in the available printers listing in your programs and in the Devices and Printers control panel on your computer.