When printing from UNIX, certain printer features such as duplex and tray, are selectable via the printer name. This is not possible when printing from Windows. To select these features from Windows, select the printer, then edit theand ; make sure that appropriate features of the printer are enabled. Then select these features when printing each document. You can set defaults, and then feature selection will only be necessary when you don't want the defaults.
Before you start, you should visit the CS printer list and note the IP addresses and hostname of the printers you want to install and download the necessary drivers.
If you just can't wait, or the printer you are interested in was not listed, you can select. This will allow you to specify the IP address of the printer you are trying to install. You should be able to complete the install from this point.
Windows 7 ships with many printer drivers. If you encounter problems printing, please download the latest drivers from the vendor and install them before reporting issues. Usually the PCL6 drivers work the best. In cases where Windows 7 drivers are not available, try using the equivalent Vista drivers.
If you experience trouble with slow printing you may need to switch the drivers from PCL 6 to either PCL 5 or the PS driver. As a last ditch effort, installing the HP printing system for that printer usually works well.
A list of printers and copiers available in the department is available on the Facilities printer list. The drivers for the different printer models within the department can be downloaded from the manufacturers' web sites:
Please report broken links. Though we try to keep these updated, they change frequently.