How to Connect a Printer

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3 Best & Easy Ways to Connect a Printer to the Desktop or Laptop

Are you wondering to know how to connect a printer to the PC either it may be a Laptop or Desktop then you are in the right place. Through this article we are explaining the best & Quick 3 easy ways for how to connect a printer to the local system (Laptop or Desktop) either it may be Mac/Windows. Allow me to explain one by one.

How to Connect a Printer , How to Connect a Printer to the systems which are in LAN, How to connect a Printer by using its TCP/IP Address Explained on YouTube:

How to Connect a Printer to the Local System or PC or Laptop ( Windows/Mac)?

  • Go to the control panel & click on it to open
  • Click on Hardware & Sound option in the Control Panel window
  • Click on the Devices & printers option in the Hardware & Sound menu
  • You can see the list of external devices which are connected to your PC in the Devices & printers window
  • Here in the Devices & Printers menu click on add a printer option
  • As and when you on click on add a printer option, your PC or Laptop will start searching, if there are any printers connected already.
  • For example if a printer is already connected then it will display. Here we are trying to connect a printer for the first time so click on the Printer that I want not listed option and hit the next button.
  • Now the system will lead you to the find a printer by other options menu
  • Click Add a Local printer or Network Printer with Manual settings option
  • Now select the use an existing port from choose printer port window and click the next button
  • Printer driver window will be displayed which contains the Printer brand name and the model select the name & model of the printer you want to connect and click the next button.
  • Now select the use the driver that is currently selected and click the next button
  • Here in this window assign a name to your printer and click the next button
  • Upon clicking the finish button, printer will be connected to your system successfully.
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How to Connect a Printer to the Computers which are in LAN?

  • Go to the control panel & click on it to open
  • Click on Hardware & Sound option in the Control Panel window
  • Click on the Devices & printers option in the Hardware & Sound menu
  • You can see the list of external devices which are connected to your PC in the Devices & printers window
  • Here in the Devices & Printers menu click on add a printer option
  • As and when you on click on add a printer option, your PC or Laptop will start searching, if there are any printers connected already.
  • For example if a printer is already connected then it will display.
  • In that window select a shared printer by name option
  • Upon clicking the finish button, printer will be connected to your system successfully.

How to Connect Any Printer by using its TCP/ IP Address?

  • Go to the control panel & click on it to open
  • Click on Hardware & Sound option in the Control Panel window
  • Click on the Devices & printers option in the Hardware & Sound menu
  • You can see the list of external devices which are connected to your PC in the Devices & printers window
  • Here in the Devices & Printers menu click on add a printer option
  • As and when you on click on add a printer option, your PC or Laptop will start searching, if there are any printers connected already.
  • For example if a printer is already connected then it will display. Here we are trying to connect a printer for the first time so click on the Printer that I want not listed option and hit the next button.
  • It will lead you to the find a printer by other options window
  • In that window select Add a printer using TCP\IP address or hostname option
  • Now enter the hostname or IP address and click the next button
  • Upon clicking the finish button, printer will be connected to your system successfully.
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How to Optimize Your Computer Speed without any Software

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Basically when our system either it may be a Laptop or Desktop slows down we think of a technician to increase or to optimize the speed of the computer. Through this article we are showing the easy and quick ways to clean the windows and to optimize the speed of your system.

How to Optimize Your Computer Speed without Using any Software Explained on YouTube:

Quick & Easy Ways to Clean Up your Windows to Boost Your PC/Laptop without any Software/Technician:

It is a step wise process and in each step you can erase or delete the unwanted system generated files, folders which slows down your system. Allow me to explain each ones importance and how to clean up the folders to boost the system speed.

  • Temp Folder
  • %temp% folder
  • Prefetch folder
  • Recycle bin
  • Sys Distribution Folder
  • Disk Clean up
  • Wsreset
  • Edge
  • Chrome
  • Ipconfig
  • Location
  • Optimize

Temp Folder:

Basically this Temp folder will hold all the temporary files and folders which are automatically generated by the system. So let us learn how to clean the Temp folder.

  • Go to the search bar
  • Type run
  • Run command window will be displayed
  • Type temp in the run command window and click the ok button
  • Temp folder will be opened which contains all the temporary files and folders which are generated by the system.
  • Now select all the temporary files and folders and click delete to clean the Temp Folder.
  • Some of them may not be deleted since the system is using them still so ignore them and deleted the rest of them.
  • In this way you can clear all the un wanted files and folders in the Temp folder.

%temp %:

Basically this Temp folder will hold all the temporary files and folders which are automatically generated by the system. So let us learn how to clean the Temp folder.

  • Go to the search bar
  • Type run
  • Run command window will be displayed
  • Type %temp% in the run command window and click the ok button
  • Temp folder will be opened which contains all the temporary files and folders which are generated by the system.
  • Now select all the temporary files and folders and click delete to clean the Temp Folder.
  • Some of them may not be deleted since the system is using them still so ignore them and deleted the rest of them.
  • In this way you can clear all the un wanted files and folders in the Temp folder.
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Prefetch Folder:

Even Prefetch folder will hold all the temporary files and folders which are automatically generated by the system. So let us learn how to clean the Temp folder.

  • Go to the search bar
  • Type run
  • Run command window will be displayed
  • Type prefetch in the run command window and click the ok button
  • prefetch folder will be opened which contains all the temporary files and folders which are generated by the system.
  • Now select all the temporary files and folders and click delete to clean the prefetch folder.
  • Some of them may not be deleted since the system is using them still so ignore them and deleted the rest of them.
  • In this way you can clear all the un wanted files and folders in the prefetch folder.

Recycle Bin:

Recycle bin contains all the deleted files and folders which were deleted by us, so clean the recycle bin regularly.

  • Open the recycle bin.
  • Select all the unwanted files and folders and click delete to clean the Recycle bin.
  • In this way you can clear all the un wanted files and folders in the Recycle Bin folder.

Software Distribution Folder:

This folder contains all the system generated unused and unwanted files and folders so by cleaning all of them you can boost the speed of your PC.

  • Go to My PC or My Computer
  • Open Dive C
  • Select windows from C Drive
  • Click on Software distribution button from windows
  • Now click on download folder.
  • You can see all the unwanted files and folders in the download folder
  • Select all of them and click delete button to delete all the un wanted files and folders from Software Distribution folder.

wsrest Folder:

This folder contains all the App history and unwanted settings so by cleaning all of them you can boost the speed of your PC.

  • Go to the search bar
  • Type run
  • Run command window will be displayed
  • Type wsreset in the console window and give it some time ok button
  • Console window will be opened give it some time it will direct you to windows app store.
  • which contains all the app history and settings which are generated by the system.
  • Now select all of them and click delete to clean the prefetch folder.
  • In this way you can clear all the un wanted files and folders in the wsreset folder.

Edge:

This folder contains all the browsing data, so by deleting the browsing data we can enhance the speed of the system.

  • Go to the search bar and type edge and click enter
  • Now select settings option from the more options present at the right top of the window
  • In the settings menu, click on the clear browsing data
  • Now here you have a chance to clear the browsing data by choosing the options
  • So select the clear browsing data according to your convenience and click on clear button to erase all the unwanted browsing data.

Chrome:

Google Chrome folder contains all the browsing data, depending on your convenience you can deleted the un wanted browsing data to enhance the speed.

  • Open the Google Chrome
  • Click on history option from the more options.
  • Again click on History option from the history menu.
  • Now select the clear browsing data from the left side drop down menu
  • Now here you have a chance to clear the browsing data by choosing the options
  • So select the clear browsing data according to your convenience and click on clear button to erase all the unwanted browsing data.

Ipconfig:

Ipconfig contains all the temporary ip history so cleaning this folder you can delete all the ip history.

  • Go to the search bar
  • Type run
  • Run command window will be displayed
  • Type cmd in the run command window and click the ok button
  • Console window will be opened where you need to type ipconfig/flush DNS and click the Enter button.
  • The un wanted temporary ip history will be cleared.

Location:

  • Go to the settings and select Privacy, in Privacy window select location.
  • In location window select the location history.
  • Now here you have a chance to clear the location history by choosing the options
  • So select the clear location history data according to your convenience and click on clear button to erase all the unwanted location history.
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Disk Clean Up:

This folder contains all the system generated unused and unwanted files and folders so by cleaning all of them you can boost the speed of your PC.

  • Type Disk Clean up in the search bar
  • Disk Clean up window will be displayed
  • We can choose the disk according to our wish so select the disk or drive you want to clean.
  • After selecting the drive click ok button
  • Now you can see the unnecessary data in the disk, select the unnecessary data and click on delete button to clean the Disk.
  • Like wise you can clean all the disks by selecting them and by selecting the unwanted files or data.

Optimization/ Clean Up/ Enhancing the PC:

This is the last part of clean up and it is the most important one and must be careful while cleaning it.

  • Go to my PC or My Computer.
  • Select on C Drive and right click to open the C drive properties.
  • Now select the Tools option from the properties menu
  • Click on optimize button from the tools.
  • Here you can choose the drive which you want to optimize so select according to your convenience.
  • By selecting this option it de fragments the data and makes everything perfect on line so it optimises the system speed.

Keyboard Shortcut Keys

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Most of us are not accurate about the keyboard shortcut keys, and whenever we across a person who are using the keyboard with all the shortcut keys we will be wondering to know and learn them. Through this article we are giving a list of keyboard short keys and their exact use, by using these shortcut keys you can also learn the shortcuts and can save the time while performing on a Desktop or a Laptop.

Keyboard Shortcut Keys Explained on YouTube with Examples:

Creating a new Desktop or a window from the working window or Desktop:

Windows Key + Ctrl key + D

This keyboard shortcut will help you to create a new Desktop or a window from the working window it self no need minimise the working window and open a new desktop.

Navigation Between Desktops or Windows/ Switch Between Windows:

Windows Key + Ctrl key + Right Arrow

This Keyboard shortcut key enables you to navigate between the Desktops or you can switch between the multiple windows present on the status bar.

For Closing the Idle Desktop Window:

Windows Key + Ctrl key + F4

This keyboard shortcut key helps you to close the idle Desktop window from any window. For example you are working on Desktop 2 and you want to close the Desktop 1 then you can close the window 1 by using this keyboard shortcut key.

Selection of Multiple Desktops or Windows:

Windows Key + 1/2/3/4/5/6,,,

  • 1 for first window or desktop
  • 2 for second window or desktop
  • 3 for third window or desktop

By using this keyboard shortcut key we can open the multiple windows icons present on the Taskbar. For example there is a Chrome icon, Mozilla icon, and other icons on your task bar, you can open them by using the above said shortcut key. For opening the first icon you need press windows key and 1 for the second one windows key and 2 and so on.

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For Splitting the screen Between Desktops/ Windows:

Windows Key + Navigation Arrows ( Right, Left, Up and Down Arrows)

By using this shortcut key we can see or we can work on multiple desktops or windows by splitting the screen. This shortcut key enables you to watch and work on multiple windows at a time.

Switch Between Currently Opened Windows or Navigation B/W currently opened Desktops:

ALT Key + TAB Key

By using this keyboard shortcut key, we can switch between currently opened desktops or navigate between the currently opened windows.

Windows Key + TAB Key

By using this keyboard shortcut key, we can switch between currently opened desktops or navigate between the currently opened windows.

To Magnify Desktops/Windows:

Windows Key +  +/-

By using this keyboard shortcut key, you can magnify the size of the windows. By using the Windows key and + key you can increase the zoom whereas by using the – key you can decrease the zoom.

Print Screen:

Windows Key + Print Screen

By using this keyboard shortcut key, you can take the screen shot of any opened Desktop or window.

Function Key + Print Screen

By using this keyboard shortcut key, you can take the screen shot of any opened Desktop or window.

To Open File Explorer:

Windows Key + E

By using this keyboard shortcut key, you can open the file explorer from any window.

To Lock your Desktop or Laptop:

Windows Key + L

By using this keyboard shortcut key, you can lock your Desktop or Laptop directly from any working environment.

To Unlock your Desktop or Laptop:

Windows Key + E

By using this keyboard shortcut key, you can unlock your Desktop or Laptop.