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Windows Managed Desktop printing

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All managed desktop machines are now running Windows 7. Users are now able to add printers themselves.

  • Select the Start button
  • Select Computer, select Drive U, select SCE, select Printers
  • Select Informatics Forum or Appleton Tower
  • Double click on required printer and wait for it to install
  • Select the Start button
  • Select Devices and Printers: you should see the printer you have just installed.
  • If you wish this printer to be your default printer, right click on the printer and select make default.
  • If you require double sided printing to be the default, right click on the printer.
  • Select Preferences, select Finishing and select Print on Both Sides.

For A3 printing on Xerox MFDs, you need to enable the trays.

  • Select the Start button
  • Select Devices and Printers
  • Right-click on the Xerox printer, select Printer Properties, select Administration tab and for Configuration change Basic Printing Mode to Xerox Workcentre Color, then click OK.
  • Return to Printer Properties and select Configuration tab, change Installable Options Paper Tray to 5 trays, and check that Office Finisher is selected.
  • This means you can now do File -> Print from your programs and select the A3 tray 4

If you have any problems, please contact Support.

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Last reviewed: 
10/05/2017

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