1 Logon to Windows 8 computer on which you want to install a network printer.
2 Make sure that the printer which you want to install through the network is shared.
3 From the available options displayed on the screen click on Desktop.
4 From the desktop screen double-click on Computer icon.
5 On the opened window click on Network category from the left pane and from the right pane double-click on the name of the computer on which the printer is locally connected and is shared. (Your systems administrator will let you know about it).
6 You will be displayed with all the shared devices and folders on the remote computer. Right click on the name of the printer which you want to install on your local machine and from the context menu click on Connect option. Alternatively you can click on Create Shortcut option to create the shortcut of the network printer on your local desktop screen.