Connect to the desired printer using one of the following three methods. Click a method for instructions.
Search for it in Active Directory.
This method is available if you are logged on to a Windows domain running Active Directory.
Click Find a printer in the directory, and then click Next.
Click the Browse button to the right of Location, click the printer location, and then click OK.
Click Find Now.
Click the printer you want to connect to, and then click OK.
Type the printer name or browse for it.
Click Connect to this printer.
Do one of the following:
Type the printer name using the following format:
Browse for it on the network. Click Next, click the printer in Shared printers.
Connect to an Internet or intranet printer.
Using a printers URL allows you to connect to a printer across the Internet, provided you have permission to use that printer. If you cannot connect to the printer using the general URL format below, please see your printer's documentation or contact your network administrator.
Click Connect to a printer on the Internet or on your intranet.
Type the URL to the printer using the following format: