CompTIA A+ Question F-28

A customer has asked a technician to install a new USB printer that is supported by Windows 7. The PC is running Windows 7 Professional. Which of the following is the correct method to complete the installation?

A. Connect the new USB printer and power it on. Windows 7 will automatically detect and add the new printer.
B. Add the printer driver to the %SystemDir%System32Drivers folder, then connect and power on the printer.
C. Click Start >All Programs >Control Panel >Printers and Faxes >Right click on desired printer and select “install”.
D. Configure the BIOS to boot from USB devices first. Connect and power on the printer. Boot the computer.

Correct Answer: A

Windows 7 has the required drivers for almost all the printers. When you install a new USb printer and power it on, Windows 7 automatically detect and adds the new printer without the consumer having to do all the steps.