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Printer installed smoothly and automatically

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    Posts : 15
    Win7 Ultimate and trial Win8

    Printer installed smoothly and automatically


    I set up a new printer on my network. Added it to all of my Win7 machines including the wireless ones. I had no intention of adding it to my Win8 since it will have to be wiped in about 4 weeks. I started my Win8 laptop and the printer was already installed. Auto install of wireless devices could be an issue for some, but I love the simplicity.

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    Posts : 76
    Windows 8.1 Professional


    It's because windows 8 has a built in network and media discovery which is very useful for enterprise and home deployment, I must say it is nice not having to update all my drivers on install and re-add my external media.
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Printer installed smoothly and automatically
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