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Add a printer in Windows 10 using the Windows Print Server Print Queue

1. Ensure that the printer is connected to the network and turned on.

2. Open the "Settings"app by clicking on the "Start" button and then selecting the gear icon.

3. In the Settings window, click on the "Devices" option.

4. In the left sidebar, select the "Printers & scanners" tab.

5. Under the "Printers & scanners" section, click on the "Add a printer or scanner" button. Windows will start searching for printers on the network.

6. Wait for Windows to detect the printer. If it doesn't appear automatically, click on the "The printer that I want isn't listed" link.

7. In the next window, select the "Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname" option and click on the "Next" button.

8. Enter the IP address or hostname of the printer in the provided field. Ensure that the "Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use" checkbox is checked.

9. Click on the "Next" button to let Windows search for the printer using the provided information.

10. Windows will attempt to connect to the printer and install the appropriate driver. This process may take a few moments.

11. If Windows successfully connects to the printer and installs the driver, you'll see a confirmation message. Click on the "Next" button to proceed.

12. In the next window, you can choose to set the printer as the default printer or not. Make your selection and click on the "Finish" button.

13. The printer is now added to your Windows 10 computer. You can test the printer by printing a test page or use it for your printing needs.

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