Adding a Printer

To: CHR User Community
From: Chris De Espinosa, CMRC-IT Desktop Analyst
Date: January 11, 2006
Regarding: Setting Up a Printer


  • These instructions are for setting a network printer up on your system.
  • These instructions assume that you have permissions to setup a printer on your local workstation.
  • If you do not think you have permissions to setup a printer on your local workstation contact CMRC-IT personnel to verify your permission level so that you can complete this procedure on your own.
  • If you do not have permissions to setup a network printer on your local workstation CMRC-IT personnel will have assist you in this procedure.
  • To start click once on the Start button to bring up the main menu of choices on the computer.
  • Locate the Printers and Faxes option and click once on the selection.
  • Once the Printers and Faxes window opens up locate the Add a Printer task in the Printer Tasks box.
  • Click once on the Add a Printer line.
  • The Add a Printer Wizard window will open.
  • Click on Next
  • Select the “A Network printer. . . “ option.
  • Click on Next in the bottom of that window.
  • Fill in the button next to the line that starts, “Connect to this printer. . . “
  • The box below that line will turn white and a cursor should flash in it.
  • If the cursor doesn’t flash in it, click once in the box with the mouse.
  • All CHR departmental printers print from the following server, therefore type the following in the line: \\chrappserv\
  • Once the backslash is added after the server name the printers attached to the server will list in a drop down box.
  • Select the printer by highlighting it and then clicking once on it with the mouse.
  • It will fill in the line and once completed click on next.
  • You will then be presented with an option to make that printer your default or printer you will mainly print to.
  • Only one printer can be your default if you have more than one printer installed
  • You will then be told to click on Finish once the driver programming is completed downloading and installed.
  • You can repeat the process for adding more printers.
  • Under normal circumstances the Oce OP33 printers are the default printers at the 1731 Marcey location and HP5p printer is the default selection at CMRC.
  • The HP 4600 Color laser is never to be the default printer.
  • A full printer compliment at 1731 Marcey is as follows: Oce OP33 (primary), Oce OP33 (backup) HP 4600 Color Laser, HP 4100 Black Laser, HP 4050 Black Laser

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