A question regarding installing drivers for a printer

Daniel Gandolfo

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Hello,

I know this sounds like a daft question but I would like to use my RT with my printer (A HP laserjet).

I haven't tried it yet but can I use the printer without installing the driver from a CD disc. (I obviously cannot do this because the RT doesn't have a disc drive).

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martinmc78

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The RT has got a fair amount of support for printers. You should just be able to plug and print via USB cable. Any necessary drivers will be installed
 

Dos101

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Correct. If the printer was made within the last 5 years there is a good chance that it's support. Simply connect the print via USB and go to Control Panel -> Devices and Printers and it should show up there.

You can check here though if it is supported Windows Compatibility Center
 

berty6294

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I've even connected mine to a couple commercial printers and they've worked fine. Actually I have yet to find a printer that doesn't work! (and I've probably used at least 50 different printers)
 

berty6294

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Heck, even scanning works out of the box, whether its a WiFi printer or hardwired printer, it just works with no setup at all!
 

HeyCori

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If the drivers don't auto install then try plugging in the printer, go under settings, Update and Recovery and then check for updates. Windows might be able to auto-install the drivers.
 

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