Install network printer by typing server path

Network Printer-Cornell

If you have a Cornell owned computer that is on CORNELL, in order to install the printer follow the steps below:

  1.  Go to your Devices and Printers and Click on Add a Printer.  Then click on Add a Network, Wireless or Bluetooth Printer.
  2. On the next screen  Click on the link that says “The Printer I want isn’t listed”
  3. In the next window click the button that says “Select a shared printer by name”.  Next type the following in the window \\\
  4. This should start to populate the list of printers alphabetically as shown below.
  5. After you type \\\ you will see a drop down list.  As mentioned above the first thing you are looking for is your department abbreviation If you start to type it you can narrow the list down to just your department. If you do not know your department abbreviation or how a building is abbreviated, we would be happy to let you know.  Once you have the entire printer name in the field, hit next and you should see something like this :
    *Note- If you are prompted for a user name and password, this is the same information you use to log on to your computer in the morning.
  6. Click Install Driver.  Once that is done, you can decide whether or not you want to use this as your default printer in the following screen.
  7.  Next click on Finish and you are done.

If you have any difficulty installing this printer, please visit the following URL and submit an incident so that we may assist you, please tell us the make/model and location of the printer you want installed and what computer it needs to be installed on (Serial # / Dell Service Tag #) or just submit the request from the computer that needs the printer and tell us so in the request, we can track the computer from there.