How to Set up Windows Print Server


Installing and setting up the print saver feature on your PC can help save money on printer paper, ink, and office supplies by enabling you to print multiple pages in one piece. 

Most of the time, computers can save multiple copies of printouts if you want to reuse them. You can choose how many documents to save, whether they should be deleted after a specific time and the quality at which they are printed – among other things – by setting up print savers in Windows. Let’s look at what you need to do to set up print savers in Windows and how they work once they’re set up.

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What is a window print saver?

A Windows Print Saver is a background design that automatically prints when the computer is idle. This can be used for a variety of reasons, such as saving paper or just for decoration.

Step by step to install the Print Server

Step 1: Open the server manager and Click on Add roles and features.

Step 2: Click on Next.


Step 3: Choose Role-based or feature-based installation and click on Next.


Step 4: Choose the destination printer server for this configuration and click on Next.


Step 5: Choose the Print and document services from server roles and when a new window appears, click on Add Features.


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Step 6: Click on Next.


Step 7: Click on Next.


Step 8: Choose Print Server and click on Next.


Step 9: Click on Install.


Step 10: After installation click to Close button.


Step 11: Open the print server management console in right-click on the Printers server machine and click on Add Printer. Attach the printer to your infrastructure computer. Choose the right port where your printer is connected.


Step 12: Choose your printer manufacturer name and printer model number selected.


Step 13: Rename the printer name and select the share printer button.


Step 13: Click on Finish button.


That’s it! You have successfully configured and deployed your network print server. This printer will be visible to other users on your infrastructure network.

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