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Connect to a Harvard Forest Printer

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Follow this procedure for adding all HF printers

then continue on to the individual printer you are adding. You will need administrative priveledges to proceed. This is described for Windows XP

  • Go to START -> Settings -> Printers
  • Add Local Printer -> Make sure Automatically detect and install my plug and play is NOT clicked
  • Click Next
  • Click - Create a new port. -> Choose Standard TCP/IP Port
  • This will bring you to another wizard - click next and follow directions below for specific printer

Shaler Basement Black and White Printer 5200

  • In the port name or IP address type: 140.247.220.168
  • Click Next
  • Install printer software window will appear -> Click on HP on left window and find Laserjet 5200 ps driver in right window You may need to go to www.hp.com support and downloads section and download the most current driver for this printer. Search for Laserjet 5200dn
  • Click Next
  • Give the printer a descriptive name so you know where it is (i.e. Basement 5200)
  • Do not share printer
  • Click until finish

2nd Floor Black and White Laserjet 600

NOTE: as of May 2013 Windows 7 did not have a standard driver for this printer. You will need to go to www.hp.com support and downloads section and download the most current driver for this printer. Search for Laserjet Enterprise 600 M603

  • In the port name or IP address type: 140.247.220.217
  • Click Next
  • Install printer software window will appear -> Click on Have Disk -> and point the browser to where you downloaded the driver information.
  • Click Next
  • Give the printer a descriptive name so you know where it is (i.e. 2nd Floor B & W M600)
  • Do not share printer
  • Click until finish
  • Note: this printer has Duplex printing and 3 trays

2nd Floor Color 5550

NOTE: as of August 2005 Windows XP did not have a standard driver for this printer. You will need to go to www.hp.com support and downloads section and download the most current driver for this printer. Search for Color Laserjet 5550dtn

  • In the port name or IP address type: 140.247.220.106
  • Click Next
  • Install printer software window will appear -> Click on Have Disk -> and point the browser to where you downloaded the driver information.
  • Click Next
  • Give the printer a descriptive name so you know where it is (i.e. 2nd Floor color 5550)
  • Do not share printer
  • Click until finish
  • Note: this printer has Duplex printing and 3 trays and 11 by 17 printing capabilities