Think of it as a new job function

Which of these would be the best way to share a printer that’s connected to your local computer?

A) Enable 802.11 wireless on your computer

B) Use the Sharing tab in the printer properties

C) Update the printer driver to a shared version

D) Replace the printer with one that’s network-ready

E) Everyone can bring their USB sticks to you for printing

The answer: B) Use the Sharing tab in the printer properties

The printer properties includes a Sharing tab that will allow you to name and share the printer to everyone else on the network.

Want to know more? Watch “Installing and Configuring Printers.”

If you’re planning on installing a new printer, you’ll need to have all of the right pieces to make everything work properly. In this video, you’ll learn the importance of the correct printer driver and how to connect and share your wired or wireless printer.