Map a Printer in Windows 10

Map a Printer in Windows 10

1) Click the Window icon in the lower left corner of your screen and start typing Devices and Printers

2) Click Devices and Printers under “Best match”

NOTE: If Devices and Printers does not appear in the results, type Printers to find Devices and Printers

3) At the top of the window that opens, click “Add a printer”

4) Click “The printer I want isn’t listed”

5) Click “Select a shared printer by name” and then type \\papercut\

A) As you type \\papercut\ you should see a list of printer names begin to populate

B) Find the name of the printer you would like to map and click on it

6) The driver for the printer should automatically begin downloading and installing

7) If you are asked if you trust the printer:

A) Select the option to “Don’t show this again”

B) Click “Install Driver”

8) Click “Finish”

Set a Default Printer

1) In Devices and Printers, right click on the icon of the printer that you would like to set as the default

2) Select “Set as default printer”

Remove a Printer

If you have a printer mapped that is on the old PRT server (it will have PRT- in the printer name), you may wish to remove it:

1) In Devices and Printers, right click on the icon of the printer that has PRT in the printer name

2) Select “Remove device”

3) You do not want to delete local printers (physically attached to your computer by a USB cord)

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