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Add a Printer In Windows 10


This document provides instructions on how to add a printer in Microsoft Windows operating system. After the printer has been added, the printer will be available to use.


Follow the instruction that is applicable to your organization

Adding a Printer for UWSS

  1. Click on the Windows icon in the lower left corner and search for printers. Click on Printers and scanners.
  2. Click on the Add a printer or scanner button to start searching for available printers and scanners on the UWSS network.
  3. Once the search is complete, a list of available printers will display.
  4. Click on the printer you want to add and then click on Add device to add the printer.
  5. The printer driver will automatically start installing. Once complete, the printer will show up in your list of printers and scanners.

Adding a Printer for UWSA

  1. In File Explorer, select and open the H: drive or type \\uwsa2k8rgt\shared into the file path folder name.
  2. Open the 1 folder and then the Printers folder to see the following options:

    NOTE: Depending on the type of printer and how old the printer is, will determine if it is located on the ‘New Server’ or ‘Old Server.’ All of the Multi-Function Printers (RICOH) will be located on the New Server. Many of the smaller printers will be on the Old Server.
  3. Select New Server or Old Server and a list of printers will display. Double-click on the printer you want to add to install the printer driver.
  4. Once the driver is installed, the selected printer will be ready to print to.
  5. To add another printer, repeat step 3.

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