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Printing - Removing and Re-adding a Printer in Windows 11

This document details how to remove and re-add a printer on a Windows 11 system.

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Printing - How to Add a Network Printer in Windows 11

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Removing a Printer
Re-Adding a Printer

Removing a Printer

1. To begin, complete the following:

        1. Navigate to the Windows search bar

        2. Search for, then select, "Printers & Scanners"

The Windows search bar is in the bottom middle of your home screen. "Printers & Scanners" is the top option of the pop up.

2. Select the printer you want to remove

The printers will be listed vertically.

3. Select "Remove"

"Remove" is in the upper-right corner of the page.

Re-Adding a Printer

1. Navigate to the Windows search bar

The Windows search bar is in the bottom-middle of the home screen.

2. Enter the following information based on your location:



 Green Bay Campus


 Manitowoc Campus


 Marinette Campus


 Sheboygan Campus


3. Press "Enter"

4. A window will pop up with the available printers on that campus - find your printer and double click it to install

        a. All network printers should have a label on them with the printer queue name

***NOTE: If you know the printer queue name, type in the above with \queue name at the end (e.g. \\fpsd\ciric183)***

Keywordsprinting, re-add, re-adding, remove, removing, printer, printers, scanners, windows 11   Doc ID103274
OwnerSteve K.GroupUW Green Bay
Created2020-06-23 10:12:47Updated2024-05-01 11:29:11
SitesUW Green Bay
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