Windows 7 - Adding a Printer
Step 1. Click on Start Menu
Step 2. Click on Devices and Printers.
Step 3. Click on Add a printer.
Step 4. Click on Add a local printer.
Step 5. Click on Create a new port: from the drop down select Local Port.
Step 6. In the Enter a port name: field, enter \\printing.apu.edu\printername where printername is the name of the printer desired.
Step 7. In the Manufacturer pane of the next screen, you will be able select the name of the printer manufacture. Then you will choose the model of the printer from the Printers pane. You will want to choose the highest PCL driver if multiple are available.
Note: If a driver is available for your HP printer scroll down to the bottom and choose the HP Universal Printing PCL 6. If that is not available to you, please contact the Support Desk for assistance to install the HP Universal Printing Drivers.
**When walking someone through installing a printer, you can do a run command in windows and type \\printing.apu.edu then change the view to details and locate the printer. In the comments column, you can find the type of printer so you can instruct the user which driver to install.