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Add Network Printer with Queue in Windows 7


You will need to know the name of the print queue as well as the name of the server on which it is installed.  Print queues are installed on departmental servers if not on the main print cluster server.  You may look up the name of your departmental server by clicking here.  Locate your department on the list to find corresponding server name.

How to Use:

  1. Ensure printer is turned on   
  2. Go to Start / Run
  3. Type \\servername (such as \\print-cluster) and click <OK>
  4. Find print queue name among printer list
  5. Double-click printer name to start installation process
  6. If prompted to install driver click Install Driver button to install it
  7. When install completes the Print Queue window will open on your computer confirming installation is complete
  8. You may close print queue window at any time

To set this printer as your default:
  1. Go to Control Panel / Devices and Printers
  2. Find printer in Printers and Faxes section
  3. Right-click on printer one time in Printer List then select the Set as Default option from pop-up menu