How to move a printer

This is a document on how to move a printer.\


  1. First search for the ‘Remote Desktop Connection’ in Cortana and click it once it has been found.

  2. After clicking on ‘Remote Desktop Connection’ a screen will pop up displaying the remote desktop connection. Name the computer AFGE-PRINT01 and click connect.

  3. On the next page, enter the necessary log-in credentials.

  4. Once logged in, go to the ‘Control Panel’ and click on ‘Devices and Printers’.

  5. Select any printer to be moved.

  6. Right click the printer that is going to be moved and select ‘Printer Properties’.

  7. Change the Printer name to a name based on location. The basic naming convention for the printer is can be found in the following article:

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