Information Technology

Connect a Printer

Step 1: Click on the Start Menu and select Devices and Printers from the column on the right.

Select Devices and Printers from Start Menu

Step 2: Click on Add a Printer on the menu at the top of the window.

Click Add a Printer

Step 3: Click on Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer, then click Next.

Click Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer

Step 4: Click on The printer that I want isn’t listed, then click Next.

Click The printer that I want isn't listed

Step 5: Click on Select a shared printer by name. In the field enter \\PRINTA\PRINTERNAME, where PRINTERNAME is the name of the printer you wish to add. In the following example, the printer name is STH106. As you type the printer name, Windows may auto-fill available printers for you. If you see the printer you want, select it. Then click Next.

Find a printer by name

Step 6: If everything has gone correctly, you should see the following confirmation screen. Then click Next.

You've successfully added the printer

Step 7: On the last screen, you can choose to set this printer as your default printer by checking the checkbox, and/or send a test page by ckicking Print a test page. Click Finish and repeat process to connect to any additional printers.

Set as the default printer

If you have dificulty following these instructions, please contact IT Support at 603-897-8469 or ITSupport@rivier.edu.