University of Southern Indiana

Capture a Printer

How to capture a printer

1. You will need to know the assigned name of the desired printer.

2. Ask another employee in your office for their printer name. To locate the printer name, click Start, Control Panel, Devices and Printers. Write down the printer name.

3. Click Start

4. Type \\ in the white dialog box that opens immediately above*.

5. Look for {desired printer name} and double-click to install.

* If you see an error about not being able to find drivers for the printer, cancel and repeat the above steps, except replace \\ with \\ .

If you see an error message about rights or access, call the Help Desk at (812)465-1080.

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