This article contains information for University staff only.

This article provides instructions on how to install printers on University Windows 7 PCs and laptops. 

Step 1: Click Start, then Devices and Printers (can also be accessed from Control Panel). If you are on a laptop, ensure you are connected to the University network before continuing.


Step 2: Click Add a printer, towards the top-left of the Devices and Printers control panel window.


Step 3: Click Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer.


Step 4: On the following screen, all available networked printers are shown alphabetically. Each printer begins with PR-, followed by the building name and the printer location. Select the printer you would like to install, and click Next



NOTE: If you are asked to provide administrator password during the above step, please contact the IS Service Desk for assistance.

Step 5: Follow any additional steps in the printer installation window; these will vary depending on the printer. You may be asked if you wish to set the printer as default, or may just be told that the installation was successful.

If you have a printer already installed remove the old printer.

Any problems?

If you have any difficulty installing a printer, or can't find the printer you are looking for, please contact the IS Service Desk on 7777 (02392 847777), e-mail to or via the Self-Service application.
If the printer you are looking for is not on the list then please note the printer location, make, and model before contacting the Service Desk.




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