Installing the Geography Copier

How to install the Geography Copier in Room 280

Begin by making sure you are connected to the VPN.

Once you are connected, download the appropriate driver for your computer and unzip to a folder (preferably on your desktop, where you can find it again soon).


To add the printer in Windows, click on the Start menu, click on the Gear Icon Settings Gear icon in Windows Start Menu, and click on Devices Devices in Windows Settings.

Click on Printers and scanners and click on the + sign to Add a printer or scanner.

Printers and scanners add device in Windows Settings

After a few moments, at the bottom of the printers list you will see a link that says The printer that I want isn't listed. Click that link.

Windows settings printer not listed link

On the next screen that pops up, click on Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname and click Next.

Add a printer using tcpip address

On the following screen, leave Device type as Autodetect.

In the Hostname or IP address: box, type in (or copy/paste) The Port name will likely the same but it is OK if it has a suffix such as _1 or _2, and so on. It just means that there was a printer on that IP address before installed on your computer.

Lastly, uncheck the box to Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use to speed things up.

Add Printer wizard screen with port and IP information

It will take a few moments to contact the printer. Then, on the Install the printer driver screen, click on Have Disk... and browse to the location where you unzipped the printer driver you downloaded earlier, then click Open.

Install printer driver screen

Browsing for printer driver

Browsing for printer driver file

Click OK, then Next to select the Canon Generic Plus UFR II printer.Then click Next.

Printer driver name

For the Printer name, use something memorable, aka Geography Copier Room 280 or something. Then click Next.

Printer name

Printer installing

Once done installing, check the button next to Do not share this printer and click Next.

Do not share printer window

Uncheck the box to Set as the default printer and click Finish. You have now installed the printer.

Set as default unchecked

macOS/OS X:

Unzip the file you downloaded. Then, double-click on the PS_v4.17.9_Mac.dmg file to open the macOX Disk Image file.

DMG file unzipped

Click Continue, Continue, Agree, and Install to get to the installer. If necessary, login with your laptop's username and password to complete the installation.

Software install login

After a few moments the software will install the necessary printer driver. When done, click Close. You can move the files to the trash when done.

From the Apple Menu open System Preferences

System Preferences menu item

Click on Printers & Scanners, then click on the + to add a printer.

Printers and scanners system preference item

Click on the Globe-looking icon in the middle.

Add printer globe icon

On the Add Printer screen use the following information:

Protocol: Line Printer Daemon - LPD
Queue: Leave blank

Name: Geography Copier (or something memorable for you)
Location: Room 280

Under the Use: option click Select Software...

Add printer screen with information filled in

On the screen that pops up, filter for C58 and choose the option that says Canon iR-ADV C5840/5850 PS and click Ok.

Selected software Canon iR-ADV C5840 5850 PS

When completed, it should look like this:

Add printer complete

Once it is done, click Add.

Keywords:copier, color, print, printing, scan, email, 280, canon, printer   Doc ID:113821
Owner:Jay S.Group:Department of Geography
Created:2021-09-21 14:34 CDTUpdated:2022-02-23 16:45 CDT
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