Wireless printing

Install PaperCut client: Windows 7

Note: If you have already set up your computer for wireless printing at the library, the PaperCut client will already be installed. It is not necessary to install it again to use the printers in other computing facilities. Ensure that the client is running and proceed to add the facility printers.

  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.
  2. Open a new Windows Explorer window.

    Screen capture of Explorer window with 'Map network drive' button highlighted
  3. Type the following in the location bar of the Explorer window:
    \\papercut\pcclient\win
    Press Enter.

    Screen capture of Explorer window with \\papercut\pcclient\win in location bar and network authentication dialogue box filled in with NetLink ID and password
  4. You will be asked for a network password.
    For user name (first field), enter your UVic email address (NetLinkID@uvic.ca).
    For password (second field), enter your NetLink ID password.
    Ensure that remember my credentials is checked.
    Click OK.
  5. Right-click on client-local-install.exe and select Run as administrator.

    Screep capture of a the install folder for the PaperCut client Windows open with the installer application highlighted
  6. At the User Account Control dialogue, enter the name and password of an administrator user account on your computer. Click Yes.
    If you are asked for your network password again, enter your UVic email address and NetLink ID password again as in step 4.

    Screep capture of a the install folder for the PaperCut client Windows open with the installer application highlighted
  7. The PaperCut MF Client Setup Wizard will launch. Click Next >.

    Screen capture of PaperCut client install wizard welcome screen
  8. At the license agreement, select I accept ... and click Next > again.
    Click Next > at the next two prompts (Select Destination Location and Select Components).
    Click Finish at the next prompt after that (Ready to Install).

    Screen capture of PaperCut client install wizard license agreement
  9. When the installer is finished, ensure the checkbox is checked beside Launch PaperCut and verify my identity then click Finish when prompted.

    Screen capture of successful installation message with 'launch PaperCut and verify my identity' selected
  10. The install wizard will close and a PaperCut Login dialogue will open. Enter your NetLink ID and NetLink ID password. If you wish to be logged in to the PaperCut printing system automatically, select Remember my identity. (If you share this computer, leave it unchecked.) Click OK to login to the printing system.

    Screen capture of PaperCut MF Client login dialogue box
  11. You have now completed the steps to install the PaperCut client on your computer. A small window will open when you log in displaying your ONECard Flex account balance and a link to more detailed information about your account.

    Screen capture of PaperCut MF Client login dialogue box

In order to print from your computer, you will also need to add the facility pritners.

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.