Printing: Configuring a Ricoh Printer on Windows with Universal Print Driver

WCER Ricoh printer configuration for Windows computers.


  • The Ricoh printer must be installed on your Windows Profile.

To install the printer please refer to one of these guides:
Printing: Adding a WCER network printer to a Windows domain computer
Printing: Adding a WCER network printer to a Windows laptop

  • The Ricoh printer was installed on a Windows domain computer or a Windows laptop with a Universal Print driver.

  • The printer will require a printing code to associate with all print jobs. This can be acquired either from a sign near the printer, your project manager, or from the Copy Shop (

If your project has not printed to the Ricoh printer before, please contact the Copy Shop ( to get your project's printing code configured on the printer.

Configure Printing Preferences

Open the computer's Settings panel (a gear icon on the Windows 10 Start menu)

Settings Windows

Select the Devices option.


Under the Devices section select the Printers & Scanners option.

Manage Printer

Click on the printer you'd like to configure and click the Manage button appearing under it.

Printer Preferences

Click on the Printing Preferences option under the "Manage your device" window.  A new window will appear for the printer configuration.

Printer Configuration

This window will open with the Basic tab selected.  If it is not selected, select it.  Make sure the Color Mode: setting is set to "Black and White", then click on the User Code Setting. . .  button.  This will bring up a window to enter your printing code.

Enter Printing Code

Type in your four-digit printing code and click OK.

Save Profile

To save your configuration, click on the Register Current Settings. . . button.

Name Current Settings Profile

Enter a name (like "Default B&W") into the One Click Preset Name: field.  You may also add any comments into the Comment field.  Click OK.

Check Presets

Click on the One Set Presets tab and confirm that your new profile is listed and highlighted as in the above picture.  Click on the Apply button and then the OK button to save the settings.

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Keywords:printing, printer, windows, desktop, ricoh, printer code, universal driver   Doc ID:61581
Owner:Dung P.Group:WCER Technical Services
Created:2016-03-04 16:30 CDTUpdated:2022-04-11 13:49 CDT
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