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Adding a printer (Windows)

Classroom computers maintained by Aalto IT have a printer pre-installed, but at the various departments users must install a printer on a workstation.

Classroom computers maintained by Aalto IT have a printer pre-installed, but at the various departments users must install a printer on a workstation.

Follow the instructions below to add a printer to a Windows 10 or 7 workstation.

Windows 10

1. Open the Start menu and find Printers & scanners (see image below).

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2. Select Add a printer or scanner.

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3.  Then click The printer that I want isn´t listed (see image below).

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4. The printer has now been added to the Windows 10 workstation.

5. Aalto’s Windows 10 workstations have a Secureprint print queue pre-installed. If it is missing from the workstation for some reason, the queue can be found in the path \\printvm01\secureprint (see image below).

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If you are using a printer or multi-function device that does not have a card reader, print queues can be found on the server: \\printvm02\queue-name(see image below).

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If you are using a so called legacy printer, print queues can be found on the server printvm-legacy.

 

Windows 7

1. Open the Start menu and select Devices and Printers from the side bar on the right-hand side (see image below).

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2. Click Add Printer.

3. Click Add a network printer.

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4. Click The printer that I want isn´t listed (see image below).

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5. Click Next.

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6. Select the printer from the list and click OK.

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7. Make sure that the printer is added by clicking Next.

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8. If you want to use the printer as the default printer, tick (X) the box Set as the default printer(see below), and click Finish.

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9. The printer has now been added to the Windows 7 workstation.

Related instructions

Printing at Aalto University

You can print documents at Aalto University with a personal printing card. Print your jobs on both sides of the paper whenever you can, and use electronic materials to avoid unnecessary printing.

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