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How do I add printers to my computer? For Laptops Only

  1. Authenticate through the IU VPN Server
  2. Remove your previously installed printer that were hosted on the old server (
    1. Click Start
    2. Click Printers
    3. Right-click on the appropriate printers and click delete
  3. Install the printers from the new server (
    1. Click Start
    2. Click Run
    3. Type \\
      1. The screen will look like this:
    4. Double click on the appropriate printers that end with "prt"
    5. Click Yes at this screen:
    6. Repeat as necessary

To add the printers automatically download the UITS Printer Locator from  You will need to uninstall the printers beforehand.