These instructions are for faculty and staff.
Students who need to print a document should go to one of the public labs.


  • Go to Start > Run
  • Type \\filer\Software\Windows\Printing




  • Click OK
  • Decide which method of printing you will be using:
    • LibraryPublicPrinters—when you print, it will queue the job until you go to Print Release Station, logon, OK the job and are charged at that time
    • Color-DirectPrint—will print directly to the printer after you OK the charges via a dialog box.




  • Double click on the application with the desired printer name to being installing. Applications ending with “for_W2K” will work for Windows 7 computers, while applications ending in “for_x64” will work for the 64-bit version of Windows 7. Next, select Install




  • After installation is complete, click Finish
    • The following are public color printers:
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  • The printer will then be accessible from the Start menu, in the Devices and Printers Folder





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