Mapping a Network Printer-Windows

Network printers are found all around the PSU campus.  If you are missing a printer from your printer list, you can map the printer to add it back to your list of printers.  These instructions will work for computers on the Plymouth domain (in clusters or in offices) running Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7. To wirelessly print to a network printer from your personal computer, use the Print Nomad.

  1. Press and hold the Windows key (between the Ctrl and Alt keys) and press the R key.  The Run window will open.
  2. Type \\printers into the search field, and click OK.
  3. Double click on the name of the printer you want to add.

4. A “Windows Printer Installation” window like the one below should appear once you double-click the printer you want to map.

5. Once the printer has successfully installed a window like the one outlined in red will appear.

If you have questions or if you would like assistance with mapping a network printer on Windows, please contact the ITS Help Desk:

 Phone Support: (603) 535-2929
 Live Support (see link to the upper right)
 In person: Information Desk at Lamson Library and Learning Commons
 Submit a Support Ticket or Check the Status of an Existing Request (requires authentication with your myPlymouth username and password)

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July 7th, 2014 by Jo-Ann

All ITS systems are operational. If you have any questions, please contact the Help Desk at or (603) 535-2929.

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