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Add TCP/IP Printer in Windows 7


You will need to know the static IP address assigned to the printer.  If you do not have this information contact the Desktop Support Associate (DSA) in your department or the OIT HelpDesk to request this information.

How to Use:

  1. Ensure printer is turned on
  2. Open Control Panel / Device and Printers
  3. Click Add Printer
  4. Select Add Local Printer then click Next
  5. Select create new port, choose Standard TCP/IP from menu, then click Next
  6. Type static IP assigned to printer in Hostname or IP address field
    (port name is automatically IP_129.107.X.X where X is defined by static IP)
  7. Check option to Query Printer and Automatically Select Driver then click Next
  8. Click Finish in the Completing TCP/IP window
  9. If driver is not found in list click Have Disk and select Driver when prompted then click OK
  10. Use default name for printer then click Next
  11. Select option to Not Share Printer then click Next
  12. Click Print a Test Page to verify PC will print to printer then click Next
  13. Click Finish in the Completing add printer window
For additional assistance locating or installing printer drivers contact the Desktop Support Associate (DSA) in your department or the OIT HelpDesk.