Follow the directions below to add a public printer with Windows 7

  • Open the Start Menu, type \\printserver1 and hit enter

 

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  • The printserver page will open

 

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  • Find the desired printer and double click it. A driver may be installed if necessary
  • The printer will appear under the Devices and Printers menu
  • Test the printer.

 

Follow the directions below to add a public printer with Windows 8

  • From the Home Screen, type \\printserver1

 

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  • A login screen will appear—enter your Colby username, followed by @colby.edu, and your password

 

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  • Find the desired printer and double-click on it
  • The printer, along with any necessary drivers, will install
  • The printer will then appear in the Devices and printers menu
  • Test the printer

 

If you have questions or problems with these instructions, contact the ITS Support Center at support@colby.edu or ext. 4222.