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Why is my computer printing so slow (Part 1)? 

So you just got a new PC and it’s so much faster than your old computer. It even installed your Savin multifunction device automatically! 

But why is it printing so slow? 

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system is fast, light, and intuitive but sometimes it doesn’t select the best driver for your printer. But don’t worry, you don’t have to know print drivers or ports or any of that IT knowledge to get your Savin printing up to speed. Here’s a quick guide.
 
First, let’s find the correct driver for your device. Open your browser; Chrome or Internet Explorer is fine, and go to www.skillerns.com/Multi.htm and click on Support and Downloads. Once on the Savin website, enter your Savin multifunction model and search for the print driver. Choose the driver for your operating system and download it to your computer. Saving it on the desktop is a good choice so you can find it later. Once it is downloaded, double click the file to unpack it to a folder. 

Now on to the next step! 

In Cortana, that’s the built-in assistant for Windows 10, search for printers and you’ll see Printers and Scanners. Click that and you’ll be shown all your installed printers. Find your Savin multifunction in the list, click it, then choose manage. From there, click on Printer Properties then go to the Advanced tab and click the New Driver button.
 
We’re almost done! 

In the New Window, click Next then look for the Have Driver button. Click that then use the Browse button to navigate to your desktop where you saved the files in the first step. Many drivers work for more than one model so choose your model in the list and click Next. After the driver is installed, you will want to make sure the accessories like finishers or extra trays are discovered and if you want printing to default to B/W or Color. Click the Test Print Page button on the General tab to make sure everything works and you should notice a difference in printing right away!
 
Good Job, you did it! 

If your Savin Multifunction device still seems a bit slow, look at Why is my Computer Printing so Slow (Part 2)? for more tips or you can contact us by phone or email. Or you can use our contact form on the About Us page.