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Network Printer Installation for Windows 7 & 8

Back to Printing at Hamilton College

Installing the Printer
Installing the PaperCut Client
Using the PaperCut Client

NOTE: In January 2009, ITS implemented a print management system.  Printing from your own personal computer can be done in one of two ways:

  1. “Lite” printing through the Web – webprint.hamilton.edu.  Use this to print Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or PDF documents.  See Web Print Using PaperCut - https://my.hamilton.edu/information-technology-services/resource-center/web-print-using-papercut-1-1 for details.
  2. Install a printer and the PaperCut client on your computer and print from any application on your computer.  These instructions follow.

Installing the Printer

  1. Press the    (Microsoft logo) + the letter "r" to invoke the Run command window.
  2. Next to Open, enter \\printx. Click OK.

  1. Enter your network username and password. Click OK.

NOTE :​ Faculty/Employees: If this is your personal computer, enter your username in the following format: hamilton-d\username followed by the password in the password field.

                 Students: If this is your personal computer, enter your username in the following format: hamilton-s\username followed by the password in the password field.

   

  1. In the window that pops up, double click on the desired printer to add it to the list of available printers on your computer.
  2. The Windows Printer Installation window will appear indicating progress.

NOTE: Students are currently restricted to the list of public printers listed below.

ITS & IC Lab Printers Model #
Burke-001-A HP LaserJet P4010 Series
CJ-Students-A HP LaserJet Enterprise 600 M601dn
KJ-103-A HP LaserJet 4350
KJ-202-A HP LaserJet P4010 Series
KJ-204-A HP LaserJet P4010 Series
KJ-229-A HP LaserJet P4010 Series
Levitt-Center-A HP LaserJet P4010 Series
List-220-A HP LaserJet P4010 Series
MPC-A HP LaserJet P4010 Series
MPC-B HP LaserJet P4010 Series
Science-Center-3019-A HP LaserJet P4010 Series
Science-Center-3039-A HP LaserJet P4010 Series
Writing-Center-A HP LaserJet P4010 Series
Writing-Center-B HP LaserJet P4010 Series
Days-Massolo-A HP LaserJet 4350
IC-A HP LaserJet P4010 Series
IC-B HP LaserJet P4010 Series
IC-C HP LaserJet P4010 Series
IC-D HP LaserJet P4010 Series
IC-E HP LaserJet 4350
IC-G HP LaserJet P4010 Series
QSR-A HP LaserJet 4350
Sadove-A HP LaserJet P4010 Series

Installing the PaperCut Client

To install the PaperCut Client on your personal computer, the following system requirements must be met:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 / Vista / 2003 / XP / 2000 / NT 4.0 / ME / 98 / 95 incl. 64 bit versions
  • 128 MB or greater RAM
  • Hard Disk – 70 MB – full local installation
  1. The installer is located on the Printx server.  Press the  + to invoke the Run command window.
  2. In the Run Window, enter:  \\printx\\PCClient\win. Click OK.

 

  1. In the window that appears, enter your network username (hamilton-s\username) and password.

NOTE :​ Faculty/Employees: If this is your personal computer, enter your username in the following format: hamilton-d\username followed by the password in the password field.

                 Students: If this is your personal computer, enter your username in the following format: hamilton-s\username followed by the password in the password field. 

  1. Double-click on the file named client-local-install.exe
  1. If a User Account Control Window appears asking Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?  Click Yes.
  2. You may be asked to again provide your network username and password.
  3. In the Setup – PaperCut NG Client Window that appears, click on Next.

  1. Click on I accept the agreement and then click on Next.

  1. In the Select Destination Location Window, click on Next.
  2. In the Select Components Window, click on Next.
  3. In the Ready to Install Window, click on Install.
  4. Click on Finish.
  5. Enter your network username and password in the same format as in step 3.

  1. You are ready to print. 

Using the PaperCut Client

  1. Open the application from which you need to print.
  2. Select Print from the appropriate menu.
  3. Choose the printer to which you want to print.
  4. You’ll see the “cost” of your print job. Click on Print.

  1. At any time, you can see how much you’ve printed by clicking on the PaperCut icon in the System Tray.

  1. If you want to see more details, click on Details…

  1. Enter your network username and password. Click on Login.

  1. In addition to seeing the number of pages you’ve printed, you’ll also see your environmental impact.

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