Middlebury

Difference between revisions of "Connect To Network Printers - Windows"

(Added tag: 'Helpdesk Documentation')
Line 1: Line 1:
==== Connect To Network Printers Using Windows XP<br> ====
+
==== Connect To Network Printers Using Windows XP<br> ====
  
*Click on [[Image:Start_button.PNG]]
+
*Click on [[Image:Start button.PNG]]  
*Click on '''RUN.'''
+
*Click on '''RUN.'''  
 
*Type '''\\server-name\queue-name''' where '''server-name''' is the name of the print server ('''bombay''', in most cases) &amp; '''queue-name''' is unique for the printer (typically in the form of three-letter building abbreviation followed by room number; ex. '''LIB202'''
 
*Type '''\\server-name\queue-name''' where '''server-name''' is the name of the print server ('''bombay''', in most cases) &amp; '''queue-name''' is unique for the printer (typically in the form of three-letter building abbreviation followed by room number; ex. '''LIB202'''
  
 +
<br>
  
 +
The above steps will not work properly if the computer is a) not bound to the middlebury.edu docmain (only should apply to college-owned computers) or b) is not logged in with a network account with printing privileges.
  
The above steps will not work properly if the computer is a) not bound to the middlebury.edu docmain (only should apply to college-owned computers) or b) is not logged in with a network account with printing privileges.
+
<br>
  
 +
'''Bombay''' also has a web address allowing installation of printers at http://bombay.middlebury.edu/printers if logged into the domain, using Internet Explorer, and inside the college firewall.
  
 
+
[[Category:Helpdesk_Documentation]]
'''Bombay''' also has a web address allowing installation of printers at http://bombay.middlebury.edu/printers if logged into the domain, using Internet Explorer, and inside the college firewall.
 
[[Category:Helpdesk Documentation]]
 

Revision as of 16:23, 2 February 2010

Connect To Network Printers Using Windows XP

  • Click on Start button.PNG
  • Click on RUN.
  • Type \\server-name\queue-name where server-name is the name of the print server (bombay, in most cases) & queue-name is unique for the printer (typically in the form of three-letter building abbreviation followed by room number; ex. LIB202


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


Bombay also has a web address allowing installation of printers at http://bombay.middlebury.edu/printers if logged into the domain, using Internet Explorer, and inside the college firewall.