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How to Share a Printer in Windows 10

Windows allows sharing a printer connected to your PC with over computers and users on your network. A shared printer can be used by others to send print jobs. It will be visible in the shared network resources of your computer, so users will be able to install (add) it to their printers.

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Create Devices and Printers Shortcut in Windows 10

Devices and Printers is a special system folder which shows the important devices connected to your computer with fancy icons. This folder was first introduced in Windows 7. Windows 10 comes with this folder in the classic Control Panel. You can create a special shortcut to access this feature faster.

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Add Devices and Printers Context Menu in Windows 10

Devices and Printers is a special system folder which shows the important devices connected to your computer with fancy icons. This folder was first introduced in Windows 7. Windows 10 comes with this folder in the classic Control Panel. You can add a special context menu item, "Devices and Printers", to the Desktop in order to access this feature faster.

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Disable or Enable File and Printer Sharing in Windows 10

Windows 10 allows the user to share his locally connected printers and stored files with other users over the network. Shared files can be accessible for reading and writing to others. Shared printers can be used for printing on the remote computer. Let's see how to configure File and Printer Sharing in Windows 10.

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Clear Stuck Jobs from Printer Queue in Windows 10

If you have a local or network printer connected to your Windows 10 PC, you may need to  to pause printing or remove print jobs which have got stuck. Sometimes, Windows ignores the clear queue command available in the user interface of the printer management window. Here is a quick solution to get rid of the stuck print jobs.

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Create Printers Folder Shortcut in Windows 10

If you have a local or network printer connected to your PC, you may need to open its queue or printing status window occasionally to remove print jobs which have got stuck or paused printing. If you remember the classic Printers folder and find it useful, here is good news. It is still possible to create the classic Printers folder shortcut.
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Add Devices and Printers To This PC in Windows 10

Devices and Printers is a special system folder which shows the important devices connected to your computer with fancy icons. This folder was first introduced in Windows 7. Windows 10 comes with this folder in the classic Control Panel.
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Open Printer Queue in Windows 10

Due to constant changes to the user interface in Windows 10, many novice users are having trouble finding the things they used to. If you came to Windows 10 directly from Windows XP or Windows 7, you can quickly get confused by the Settings app, which now serves as the Control Panel replacement. It is now the new way to manage the printer queue in Windows 10.
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