Have you recently moved offices?  If so, you may have a network printer in your list of connected printers that you will no longer need.  To avoid sending a print job to the wrong printer, follow these simple steps to remove it…


To Delete a Printer in Windows 7:

  1. Click Windows Button in the lower left corner of your desk top.
  2. Type "Devices and Printers" (as you type, the Devices and Printers menu item will appear at the top)
  3. Click on Devices and Printers
  4. Right click on the printer you wish to remove and select Remove Device
  5. Click Yes when asked "Are you sure you want to remove this printer?"
  6. Close the window by clicking the X in the upper right corner.

To Delete a Printer in Windows 10:

  1. Click Windows Button in the lower left corner of your desk top.
  2. Type "Printers and Scanners" (as you type, the Printers and Scanners menu item will appear at the top)
  3. Click on Printers and Scanners 
  4. Left click on the printer you wish to remove and select Remove Device
  5. You may be asked if you wish to allow this change, click Yes
  6. Click Yes when asked "Are you sure you want to remove this device?"
  7. Close the window by clicking the X in the upper right corner.

If you need to add a printer for the area you are in, please see the related article below:

Windows 10

Windows 7