Last updated: January 26, 2024

Printing from your own personal computer can be done in one of two ways:

  1. “Lite” printing via the Web at webprint.hamilton.edu. Use this to print Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or PDF documents.  See Web Print Using PaperCut - https://www.hamilton.edu/offices/lits/rc/web-print-using-papercut-1-1 for details.
  2. Install a printer and the PaperCut client on your computer to print from any application on your computer, using instructions listed below.

Installing the Printer

  1. Win+RPress the Windows + the letter R keys to open the Run command window.

  2. Next to Open, enter \\printx. Click OK.Next to Open, enter \\printx
  1. Enter your Hamilton username and password. Click OK.
    • Employees: If this is your personal computer, enter your username in the following format: hamilton-d\username.
    • Students: If this is your personal computer, enter your username in the following format: hamilton-s\username.   
  2. In the window that opens, double-click on the desired printer to add it to the list of available printers on your computer.
  3. The Windows Printer Installation window will appear indicating progress.

Windows Printer Installation window

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

ITS & IC Lab Printers Model #
CJ-Students-A HP LaserJet M611
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
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
Burke-1stFloor-24HR HP LaserJet P4010 Series
Burke-1stFloor-PC HP LaserJet P4010 Series
Burke-1stFloor-Mac HP LaserJet P4010 Series
Burke-2ndFloor-A HP LaserJet P4010 Series
Burke-1stFloor-C HP Color LaserJet M750
QSR-A HP LaserJet 4350
Sadove-A HP LaserJet P4010 Series

Installing the PaperCut Client


  1. Win+RThe installer is located on the PrintX server.  Press the Windows key
    + R key 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. 

enter network password

  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. Enter your username and password if prompted again.
  3. In the Setup – PaperCut NG Client Window that appears, click Next.

PaperCut NG Client Window

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

accept agreement

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

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.
  4. You’ll see the “cost” of your print job. Click Print.

cost of printing

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

click on Paper Cut icon

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


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

Logging in???????

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