How to connect a printer to your Acer Aspire?

You bought a printer, however you have no idea how to connect it to your Acer Aspire? Indeed, it is not uncommon to have some malfunctions with this kind of procedures. Especially when you try to go through the Wifi network. But don’t worry, in this article we have described the steps so that you are able to set up your printer fairly easily. To do this we will tell you how you can find the procedure for initializing your printer. Then we will indicate how to make wired and wireless connections on your Acer Aspire with Windows 10. Finally, if you encounter malfunctions, we will provide you two methods to try to remedy it.


Methods to connect printer to Acer Aspire on Windows 10:

Initialize a printer if you want to connect it to your Acer Aspire:

First of all, know that it will be necessary to carry out a procedure on your printer. This aims to make it discoverable for your Acer Aspire. Typically, when you have purchased your printer, you will have a installation manual. The latter explains to you the steps to initialize the printer. It starts by positioning your printer next to your box Internet (if you want a Wifi network) but also next to your computer. Then, it will have to be joined to food. And when you have completed these first steps, you will have to launch the procedure so that your printer is detectable on the Wifi network. This amounts to clicking on a few buttons on your equipment which will be specific to it.

If you can’t find any more the installation booklet for your printer. It is possible to search online on the Internet. In particular, it is easy to find it on official websites like Epson, HP, Canon. For some printers, you may even have a installer utility to best explain the steps to you.

When the printer is initialized. It will be necessary to go on your Acer Aspire in order to create the connection between the two components. You have two options. Either you want create a wireless connection so as to be mobile. Or you can also use a cable dedicated to make the connection between the two devices.

Establish a wired connection to connect the printer to your Acer Aspire:

The wired connection is the most stable because it goes through a cable. So if you meet Connection problems, we advise you to check if the cable is correctly plugged. Or else to replace it if it is defective. In this way, when you encounter wireless connection concerns. We strongly recommend that you test the connection with the cable first. This will allow you to analyze your dysfunction.

  1. This method is very simple. You should connect the cable to the USB port of your Acer Aspire and on that of your printer.
  2. You should see a information window display at the level of Notification center.
  3. Then you can test printing from your Acer Aspire.

So this method has some advantages. However, it adds another cable to your Acer Aspire. your mobility. You will be obliged to have printer next to your computer.

Connect a printer with your Acer Aspire via the wireless network on Windows 10:

  1. To do this, it will be necessary to go to Windows settings for example using the keyboard shortcut Windows + i.
  2. Then you will have to select the section ” Peripheral devices “.
  3. On the latter, you can access the tab “Printer and scanners”.
  4. Push the button “Add a printer or a scanner”.
  5. This will allow start detection printer.
    • If this one is not detectable. You should repeat the procedure detailed in the printer booklet.
  6. When it is found, you just have to to lean on on it in order to create the connection.

Note: The wireless connection of a printer pass thanks to Wifi network. You will therefore have to before doing this procedure, check if the connection is correctly established between your Acer Aspire and your Internet box. If you have problems connecting with your Wifi. You can consult the following article: MyAcer Aspirene not detecting Wifi, what to do?

Connection problems between the printer and your Acer Aspire:

Windows 10 troubleshooting tool for your Acer Aspire:

For solve a printing problem on your Acer Aspire easily. Note that Windows 10 offers a troubleshooting utility dedicated to printing.

  • To get there, you have to go to the Device Settings tab “Printers and scanners”, in the same way as indicated above.
    1. There you will find a section “Solve printer problems”. In this case, you will have to press “Open troubleshooting settings”.
  • Otherwise you can also access this window through the Update and security settings in the tab ” Problem resolution “.
  1. On this window, you will have to press “Additional troubleshooting utilities”.
  2. After you will see a paragraph ” Printer ” on which you will have to to lean on.
  3. Finally press the button “Run the troubleshooter”.
  4. Then it will take perform the utility steps.

Update the printer driver on Windows 10 for your Acer Aspire:

You can also do updating the printer driver very simply.

In conclusion: Installing a printer on an Acer Aspire just got easier thanks to development printer installation supports. If you encounter malfunctions. You can delete the printer via Device Settings. Then repeat the procedure from a to z, favoring the connection with cable. In case this does not work, you can use the Windows troubleshooter. Or even do the updating the printer driver.

If you are ever looking for other information on your Acer Aspire, we invite you to see the tutorials in the category: Acer Aspire.

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