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How to install a Generic Text printer driver?

How to install a Generic Text printer driver?

  1. Click Start | Settings | Printers.

  2. Double-click the Add a printer icon. The Add a printer wizard will appear, click Next
     
  3. The Add a printer wizard will ask how this printer is to be attached, select Local Printer
     
  4. The Add Printer wizard will show you a list of Manufacturers and Printers.
     
  5. Scroll through the list of Manufacturers and highlight the GENERIC.
     
  6. Highlight the printer named Generic/Text Only in the list of Printers
     
  7. Click Next.
     
  8. Highlight FILE: Creates a file on disk and click Next.
     
  9. A menu will appear that will allow you to select this printer as your Default Printer. Select No to this option and click Next.
     
  10. The Add a printer wizard will ask if you want to print a test page, select No and click Finish

You are now set up in Windows with the Generic/Text Only printer.


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