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How do I setup my printer in MyDesktop?

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Article SummaryThis article is intended for all staff, faculty, and students at all campuses.
These steps can also be found in MyDesktop.

With the introduction of Konica Minolta printers and FindMe printing for staff, there are 2 methods for configuring printing in MyDesktop depending if you are staff or a student.

To setup your printer in MyDesktop - students

  1. Launch MyDesktop and select the VM image you wish to run.
  2. On your virtual computer, select Start > Run, type \\wopq and select OK.
The Printer Queue window will pop up.
  1. Select the printer you would like to install, then right-click on it and select Connect.
  2. If you are prompted to install drivers, select Install driver.
  3. Once the driver is installed, go to Start > Devices and Printers, and make sure you see the printer that you just installed.
You have successfully added a printer to MyDesktop. See the attached file for screen captures along with these steps.
NOTE: You will have to repeat these steps each time you run MyDesktop.
Optionally, repeat these steps to add additional printers.

To setup your printer in MyDesktop - staff

  1. Launch MyDesktop and select the staff VM image.
Note: Staff printing is already set up on MyDesktop just like your computer - PaperCut is running, and you can print to the FindMe print queue. For more on FindMe printing, see Where are Find Me printers located on Woodroffe campus? and How do I install and use the staff Virtual print queue?
  1. Open your document to print, and go to print options.
  2. Select the Findme printer from the list of available printers, and select Print.
  3. Go to the taskbar, open the PaperCut icon, and Enter your username and password.
  4. Go to Jobs Pending Release, and select Print for your print job.
  5. From the list of printers that displays, select the one where your print job will be sent.
You have successfully sent your staff print job to a FindMe printer to be printed.

To learn more about MyDesktop, see What is MyDesktop?
For help connecting to MyDesktop, see How do I connect to MyDesktop using my web browser?
For help using MyDesktop, see How do I use MyDesktop once I am logged in?



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