This guide only applies to Windows computers which are on the Enterprise Active Directory (EAD) domain and are connected to ethernet.

  1. Click on the Start Menu or Search icon in the bottom left corner of the screen.
  2. Type "Control Panel" without the quotes, then select the Control Panel app.
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    Screenshot of the Windows Start menu search result for Control Panel.
  3. Under the "Hardware and Sound" section, click on "View devices and printers".
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    Screenshot of the Control Panel highlighting the option for 'View devices and printers'.
  4. Click on “Add a printer” at the top of the screen. A new window will open.
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    Screenshot of the Control Panel Devices and Printers window highlighting the 'Add a printer' link.
  5. At the bottom of the window, select the option for “The printer that I want isn’t listed”.
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    Screenshot of the 'Add a device' window that opens highlighting the 'The printer that I want isn’t listed' link.
  6. Click on the radio button next to "Select a shared printer by name". In the box, type "\\s6-printers.ad.psu.edu\" (without the quotes).
  7. As soon as you enter the last backslash ( \ ), a list of all SSRI printers will appear. Select the printer you want from the list.
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    Screenshot of the 'Add a device' window with the radio for 'Select a shared printer by name' selected and a list of printers to choose from.
  8. Click the “Next” button. Your computer will communicate with the printer and automatically install any required drivers. This step may take several minutes.
  9. You'll be shown a confirmation window once the printer has been successfully added. Click on the "Next" button.
  10. Click on the "Print a test page" button, then click on the "Finish" button.
  11. Verify that your test page actually printed from the printer you installed.