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Connecting to Russell Printer, Microsoft Windows

This document provides the easy way to print from a Microsoft Windows computer to Russell Labs networked printers.


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Steps to Add a Network Printer on Microsoft Windows

Before Installation

You will need:

  • The name of the networked printer you want to install
  • A Windows workstation
  • A network connection to Russell Labs - either Ethernet in the building or using the AnyConnect Departmental VPN if you're using any other way of attaching to the Russell Labs network
  • A Russell Labs network logon


  1. Login to the Russell Labs network.

  2. From the Windows globe (what used to be called the Start Menu) in the "Search"
    Search icon
    window that appears, type:

  3. If an "Enter network credentials" window greets you, use credentials:

    <NetID> or AD\<NetID> example or AD\bbadger
    <NetID Password>

  4. If not, skip to step 5.

  5. A window appears with a list of all the networked printers.

  6. Search through the list to locate the printer you want to install.

    Tip:  The copiers in Rm. 218 are named "RM 218 Sharp Color A" and "RM 218 Sharp Color B." Rm. 436 is named "RM 436 Sharp Color"

  7. Double-click the name of the printer you want to install.

  8. The installation begins.


Keywordsrussell lab hub administration, faculty guide, printing, computers, Russell Labs Copier, Herrling lab printer, network, Microsoft Windows, Windows   Doc ID45858
OwnerDavid S.GroupRussell Labs Computing
Created2014-12-29 17:36:56Updated2023-12-15 10:20:17
SitesRussell Labs Computing
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