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Printing - Install Networked Printers for Windows 7 (Ion Domain/campus computer)

This document is to help you walk through the steps of manually installing a printer on a campus Windows 7 workstation. This process will only work if connected to the UWPlatt wireless network or campus wired network.

  1. Click on the Start Button then click on "Devices and Printers".

  2. Click on "Add a printer"

  3. Click on "Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer".

  4. Click on "The printer that I want isn't listed".

  5. Click the radio button next to "Find a printer in the directory, based on location or feature" then click "Next".

  6. Type the name of the printer you want to install, then click "Find Now".  Highlight the printer in the list below and click "OK".

  7. A dialog box will appear indicating the installation progress.  Once complete, you will see a successfully added message.  Click "Next".

  8. If you would like this printer to be your default printer, make sure the check box is checked and click "Finish".  You can also print a test page if you would like.

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:windows 7, Printer install, Printing, manual, install, control panel, domain,   Doc ID:43100
Owner:Joshua S.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2014-08-21 19:11 CDTUpdated:2019-02-25 08:58 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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