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PCs For Dummies, 13th Edition by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 11

P Is for Printer

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding computer printers

arrow Locating printer features

arrow Feeding the printer ink

arrow Choosing the right paper

arrow Installing a printer

arrow Controlling the printer

arrow Stopping a document from printing

This chapter is brought to you by the letter P. P stands for PC. It also stands for peripheral. One of the PC’s preferred peripherals is the printer. Printer starts with P. PCs prefer printers, specifically for producing output on paper. The printer makes it possible.

The Printer, the Paper, the Document Maker

Printers are a necessary peripheral in any computer system. That’s because dragging the PC around and showing everyone what’s on the monitor is just too much of a chore. No, it’s much better to print your stuff on paper, to create a hard copy of your ...

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