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Connect your computer to a UVic print queue: Windows 8.1

Before you can connect to a UVic printer, you must be connected to the Internet through the UVic network, either through a wall port or the secure wireless network. If you are connected through the wireless network, you will need to use the VPN client to connect to the UVic network.

  1. Navigate to the Start Screen and click on the Search icon in the top right.

    start screen search
  2. Type \\\ and press Enter.
  3. If prompted, enter your NetLink ID followed by and your password. Click OK.
  4. The following window showing a list of all the UVic printers will pop up. The printers listed will depend on your NetLink privileges.

    uvic printers
  5. Double-click on the printer to which you would like to print.

    • If you receive a No driver found message, you may need to install the printer's driver on to your computer. Most drivers can be downloaded from the Internet.
  6. The printer window will pop up. The printer should now be connected and will remain mapped to your computer even if you close the window.

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