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==== Connect To Network Printers Using Windows XP<br>  ====
 
  
#Click [[Image:Start button.PNG]].
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To use a networked departmental printer you need to obtain its exact network print queue name. Look for a sticker on the printer showing this information. Co-workers and department coordinators may also be able to provide you with the needed name(s).
#Select '''Run'''.
 
#In the '''Open '''field type '''\\server-name\queue-name''' where '''server-name''' is the name of the print server ('''bombay''', in most cases, except for these [[Printer Installation and Usage#List_of_Printers_on_the_Papercut_Server|printers on the Papercut server]]) &amp; '''queue-name''' is unique for the printer (typically in the form of three-letter building abbreviation followed by room number; ex. '''\\bombay\LIB213''' (note this is a printer that doesn't exist - it is only an example)).
 
#Click [[Image:OK button.PNG]].&nbsp; The driver for the printer will be added to your computer and the printer will be added to your '''Printer and Faxes''' list of available printers.
 
  
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Once you have obtained the printer queue name(s), simply follow the instructions below '''on your College-owned computer''' to connect to desired printers, set a default printer that you use most often, or removed unused printers.
  
The above steps will not work properly if the computer is a) not bound to the middlebury.edu domain (only should apply to college-owned computers) or b) is not logged in with a network account with printing privileges.
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==== [[Work_with_Network_Printers_-_Windows_10|Work with Network Printers using Windows 10]] ====
  
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'''Bombay''' also has a web address allowing installation of printers at [[http://bombay/printers | http://bombay/printers]] if you are logged into the domain, using Internet Explorer, and inside the college firewall.
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== Commonly Used Print Servers ==
  
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*'''Walnut''' -- Queues for departmental printers
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*'''Spruce''' -- Queues for Bread Loaf and Language Schools printers
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*'''Papercut''' -- Queues for public printers
  
==== Uninstall Printers Using Windows XP<br>  ====
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#Click [[Image:Start button.PNG]]<br>
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== Troubleshooting ==
#Select '''Control Panel&nbsp;'''(via '''Settings''', if applicable)
 
#Open '''Printers and Faxes'''
 
#Right-click on the printer and select '''Delete '''from the pop-up menu.
 
#Click [[Image:Yes2 button.PNG]] to confirm the deletion
 
#Close the '''Printers and Faxes''' window
 
  
[[Category:Printers]]
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The above steps will not work properly if the computer is a) not bound to the middlebury.edu domain (only should apply to college-owned computers) or b) is not logged in with a network account with printing privileges.
[[Category:Connect to Printer]]
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[[Category:Helpdesk Documentation]]
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[[Category:Printers]] [[Category:Helpdesk Documentation]] [[Category:Public Search]] [[Category:Printing]] [[Category:Windows]]

Latest revision as of 09:17, 9 December 2019

To use a networked departmental printer you need to obtain its exact network print queue name. Look for a sticker on the printer showing this information. Co-workers and department coordinators may also be able to provide you with the needed name(s).

Once you have obtained the printer queue name(s), simply follow the instructions below on your College-owned computer to connect to desired printers, set a default printer that you use most often, or removed unused printers.

Work with Network Printers using Windows 10

 

Commonly Used Print Servers

  • Walnut -- Queues for departmental printers
  • Spruce -- Queues for Bread Loaf and Language Schools printers
  • Papercut -- Queues for public printers

 

Troubleshooting

The above steps will not work properly if the computer is a) not bound to the middlebury.edu domain (only should apply to college-owned computers) or b) is not logged in with a network account with printing privileges.

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