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Installing a network printer on Windows (Xerox and non-Xerox printers)

Modified on: Tue, Aug 24, 2021 at 8:51 AM


Windows - WFU Issued

To install a network printer:

  1. Note your desired print server: \\xerox (Xerox Printers); \\wfuprint (Non-Xerox Printers)
  2. From your Windows desktop, click start (Windows Start Bubble/Flag)
  3. Enter \\wfuprint or \\xerox into the search box at bottom.
  4. Browse to and double click on the printer you would like to print to, i.e UCC-1004-XRX
  5. Note any messages that pop up and accept to install drivers if/when prompted.

Current network print servers:

  •   \\wfuprint
  •   \\xerox

Windows - Personal

To install a network printer:

  1. Note your desired print server: \\xerox (Xerox Printers); \\wfuprint (Non-Xerox Printers)
  2. From your Windows desktop, click start (Windows Start Bubble/Flag)
  3. Enter \\wfuprint or \\xerox into the search box at bottom.
    • If \\wfuprint or \\xerox does not work, try adding .deacnet.wfu.edu after (example: \\xerox.deacnet.wfu.edu)
  4. Authenticate as "deacnet\YourUsername" and current WFU account password (you may need to indicate to use a different account)

This image shows the Windows Authentication screen when attempting to access a network resource. It indicates to use a different account and to use "deacnet\username" as the username to indicate it is a deacnet domain account.

Current network print servers:

  •   \\wfuprint or \\wfuprint.deacnet.wfu.edu
  •   \\xerox or \\xerox.deacnet.wfu.edu

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