Installing or adding a new printer to a Windows-based computer is a simple and easy task to perform. However, before beginning the setup, you have to prepare your printer and the computer for it. Here, we have discussed how to Set Up Printer in Windows 10 computer. Basically, you can use the Devices menu to set up a wireless or wired printer on the Windows 10 computer. Let’s get into the process. 




  • If you wish to set up your wired printer on the Windows 10 computer, then follow the quick and simple instructions given below. 
  • Initially, get a USB cable that is recommended by your printer manufacturer.
  • Next, connect your printer to the Windows 10 computer using the USB cable.
  • Make sure that both the devices are connected securely.
  • Now, turn on the printer followed by your computer.
  • Make sure that you’ve signed into your computer with admin rights.
  • Now, open the Settings app screen of your computer.
  • Click on the Devices option. 
  • Select the Printers & Scanners option followed by Add a Printer or Scanner.
  • Now, the Printer or scanner window will try to detect the printer that is connected to your computer.
  • Once your printer name is displayed on the screen, select it and follow the on-screen instructions to set it up on your computer.
  • In case your printer is not listed, click on the button labeled The printer I want isn’t listed, and carry out the on-screen instructions to detect the printer and set it up on your computer.


To set up a wireless printer in Windows 10, perform the simple instructions given below.

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  • Why is my wireless printer not printing?

    First, try restarting your computer, printer and wireless router. To check if your printer is connected to your network: Print a Wireless Network Test report from the printer control panel. On many printers pressing the Wireless button allows direct access to printing this report.

  • Why is my printer showing error?

    The other most probable reason for the printing error is the connection between your computer and the printer. If you are sure that the transmission cable is working okay (tested the printer on another computer), then the problem might be the drivers. This can be the printer drivers or the USB port drivers.

  • Why do my 3d prints keep failing?

    Another common fail is over extrusion. Over extrusion happens when your 3D printer pushes out too much plastic too fast, causing a jam in the end of the nozzle. ... Make sure YOURu layer height is less than your nozzle diameter. Increase your cooling fan's power (this will cool the plastic and cause it to slow down)

  • What is the WPS button?

    WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is a wireless network security standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. WPS works only for wireless networks that use a password that is encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security protocols.

  • How do I reset my printer?

    To restore your HP printer to factory-default settings, follow these steps. Turn the product off. Disconnect the power cable from the product for 30 seconds and then reconnect. Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button.