Wireless printing

Add facility printers: Windows 7

  1. Before you start this procedure, ensure the following:
    • Your wireless card and its drivers have been installed and you have rebooted your laptop since the installation.
    • Your laptop is powered on and booted up.
    • You are in an area with wireless coverage.
    • Your computer's wireless switch or button is turned on.
    • You have a NetLink ID and password.
    • You must be a current student, faculty, or staff member with a NetLink ID and password.
    • Your computer must be set up to use the UVic Wireless Network. Please ensure that you are connected to the secure wireless network UVic before proceeding.
    • Your computer must have the PaperCut client program installed, running, and logged in with your NetLink ID. If it is not, please install the PaperCut client before proceeding.
  2. Open the Start menu.
    In the Search programs and files field, type the following:
    \\papercut\
    Press Enter.

    Screen capture of Start Menu open with '\\papercut\' in the Search field
  3. If you did not save your network credentials when you downloaded the PaperCut client, you will need to do so now.
    In the Windows Security window, enter your UVic email address (NetLinkID@uvic.ca) and NetLink ID password.
    Ensure that Remember my credentials is checked.
    Click OK.

    Screen capture of network authentication dialogue box with NetLink ID filled in
  4. Find the name of the print queue you wish to add in the list. (CLE-BW, CLEUF-C, CLELF-C, BEC-BW, BEC-C, HSD-BW, or HSDCLR. See more information about the locations and capabilities of our print queues.)

    Screen capture of the context menu for the CLEUF-BW printer, with 'Connect...' highlighted
  5. Right-click on the print queue you would like to use and choose Connect... from the context menu. Windows will download drivers for the printer and add it as a device.

Your computer is now configured for wireless printing.

Questions or problems? Please contact computing facility staff or visit us in the Clearihue, Business and Economics, or Human and Social Development buildings for assistance.