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Computer Basics Absolute Beginner’s Guide, Windows 8 Edition, Sixth Edition by Michael Miller

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8. Working with Printers and Scanners

Your computer monitor displays images in real time, but they’re fleeting. To conveniently create permanent visual records of your work, you need to add a printer to your system. Printers create hard copy output from your software programs—or just make prints of your favorite pictures.

Selecting the Right Printer for Your Needs

You can choose from various types of printers for your system, depending on your exact printing needs. The two main types of printers today are inkjet and laser printers. Both are suitable for home use.

Understanding Inkjet Printers ...

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