How to add an Engineering printer on Windows

Instructions for connecting to an Engineering College department printer. These instructions do not apply to Engineering Workstation (EWS) labs.

For an overview of printing at the Engineering College or instructions for non-Windows operating systems, see Engineering College Printers.

Video Tutorial

Written steps are provided below the video.

Step-by-step, with screenshots

  1. Open your Start menu, type in the following address and hit Enter: \\\
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  2. If you are not logged into Windows with your UOFI domain account, you may be asked for your credentials
    • Enter your NetId and NetID's password (make sure to put 'UOFI\' before your netid).
    • Check the 'Remember my credentials' box, or your printers may fail to work after a reboot.
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  3. A window should open listing printers across campus.
    • Select an appropriate printer and double click it.
    •  A driver will download automatically. You may have to confirm that you wish to install the driver.
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    Keywords:engineering print printer printing microsoft windows   Doc ID:85124
    Owner:Matthew S.Group:University of Illinois Engineering IT
    Created:2018-08-22 12:37 CSTUpdated:2018-08-30 12:47 CST
    Sites:University of Illinois Engineering IT
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