Epson EPL-5700i Laser Printer

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Q:
How do I access the printer through a network?
A:
To access your printer from another computer on the network, follow these steps: Note: Your printer must be set up as a shared resource on the computer to which it is directly connected before you can access it from another computer.
1. Install the printer driver to the client computer from the software CD-ROM.
2. Open the Printer folder from the Control Panel, then open the Properties for your printer.
3. Click the Ports tab, then click Add Port.
4. When the dialog box appears. Select Local Port, then click New Port.
5. In the next dialog box. In the text box, type the following information: \\name of computer that is connected to the printer\name of the shared printer then click OK.
6. In the Printer Ports dialog box, click Close to return to the Ports menu.
7. On the Ports menu, make sure that the new port is added and the check box is selected. Click OK to close the printer driver.

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