Student Laptops

Printing from Windows 7

To print from your laptop to a law school printer, you may connect to the student wireless network or via a wired connection. Laptops on the Guest wireless network cannot print.

To begin:

  1. Go to the Start button at the bottom left hand corner of the Windows 7 screen. Screen shot
  2. Open Control Panel and choose Programs and Features in the Large icons or Small icons view. Screen shot
  3. In the Category view choose Programs. Screen shot
  4. On the left, if you selected Programs and Features from the Large or Small icons view in the previous step, select Turn Windows features on or off. Screen shot
  5. However, if you selected Programs from the Category view in the previous step, select Turn Windows features on or off Screen shot under the Programs and Features category.
  6. Once the Windows Features window populates, click the plus sign next to Print and Document Services Screen shot
  7. Check the box next to LPR Port Monitor and click OK. Screen shot

Configure the Pay-for-Print printer as an LPR Port printer

  1. Go to the Start button at the bottom left hand corner of the Windows 7 screen. Screen shot
  2. Open Control Panel and choose Devices and Printers in the Large icons or Small icons view. Screen shot
  3. In the Category view choose Hardware and Sound/View devices and printers. Screen shot
  4. In the box that populates, choose Add a Printer. Screen shot
  5. When the Wizard opens, click Add a local printer. (Even though pay-for-print printers are not actually attached to your laptop, the "Local Printer" option is correct). Screen shot
  6. Choose Create a new port: Type of port:. From the pull down menu select LPR Port and click Next. Screen shot
  7. In the "Name or address of server providing lpd:" box, type law-pay4print.law.umaryland.edu . Screen shot Choose one of the following options shown below for "Name of printer or print queue" (Your choice will determine which pay-for-print kiosk and printer will be used when you print to this printer).

    Screen shot
  8. If you receive an error message, please check your spelling and try again. If the error continues, your laptop may not support LPR printing. Contact
    infotech @ law.umaryland.edu for assistance.
  9. If the prior step was successful, install the printer driver. Select HP as the Manufacturer, and HP Laserjet 4100 Series PCL6 under Printers. Click Next. (If prompted to replace or keep existing driver, choose to keep existing driver). Screen shot

  10. Name the printer so that you will remember where to find the kiosk and printer. Decide whether you want this printer to be the default printer for your laptop. Click Next. Screen shot

  11. Select Do not share this printer and click Next.
  12. You may print a test page if you wish; if you do, you will be charged for it. You may prefer to test with a page you actually want to print. Click Finish.

Contact

infotech @ law.umaryland.edu for assistance.

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