Installing UMBS public printers on Windows 10


Install one of the 5 public printers available at the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS).


Windows 10


  1. Click on the Start button and start typing "printers." Click on Printers & Scanners when it pops up.
  2. Click Add a printer or scanner at the top of the Window, then click on The printer that I want isn't listed.
  3. Select Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname and click Next.
  4. Leave Device type set to Autodetect and paste in one of the following printer addresses under Hostname or IP address:
    • LaRue black & white printer
    • LaRue color printer
    • Lakeside Computer Center black & white printer
    • Lakeside Computer Center color printer
    • Library black & white printer
  5. Make sure Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use is checked and click Next.
  6. Windows may automatically detect the printer, find the driver for the printer, and install it.
  7. Give the printer a name, click Next, and make sure Do not share this printer is selected. Click Next.
  8. Click print a test page to test the printer if you'd like, then click Finish.


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