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Adding Printers to WPU Computers
Posted by on 26 October 2012 01:53 PM

If you are logged into a WPC computer and need a specific printer, here is how to install it.

Installing the Printer

  1. Click the Start button at the bottom left of the screen
  2. In Search Programs and Files type \\Printers 
  3. Find the printer you want in the list and double-click it
  4. The printer drivers will be copied and then loaded automatically
  5. When you see the printer queue window appear your printer is now installed
  6. Set the printer as the default printer using the instructions below if desired

If you are prompted to login with admin credentials during the installation contact the IT Help Desk for assistance


Setting the printer as default

In the print queue window click Printer and then click Set as Default Printer

If you already closed the window, or if you do not have the queue window open

  1. Click Start
  2. Click Devices and Printers
  3. Right-click the printer you want to set as default
  4. Click Set as Default Printer


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