Adding a shared printer to your PC is usually a cinch, but what if Windows won’t play nice, or can’t find the printer at all?
Most of the time, Windows automatically sees any printer on the same network as your PC. But what if your computer can’t see the printer, or simply refuses to connect? Adding a printer on a local network is simple in theory, but the reality is that, when the process goes wrong, it can be tricky to unravel.
Running the “Add a printer or scanner” wizard or the printer troubleshooter should fix the problem, in most cases. If this doesn’t work, though, these easy troubleshooting steps can rescue the day.
Read the entire how-to at PCMag