Printer setup in Windows XP™ is pretty much straight
forward. If you follow the instruction in the link above you should be able to set up printing on an HP TCP/IP enabled printer.
Outlined here are additional setup instructions that are unique to printing from staff computers at UIC's Daley Library.
Warning: If you are uncomfortable doing this please send a message to Lib-Sys and we will set up your printing for you. This also applies to situations where our expected results do not occur for specialized printing like Binding etc.,
Printing through TCP/IP using Windows XP
Click Start and select Printers
When the Printers and Faxes window opens,
locate the category Printer Tasks. Located
directly under Printer Tasks is a link entitled Add
a printer. Click once on the Add a
When the Welcome to the Add Printer Wizard
window opens, click Next.
In this window you must specify how your printer is
connecting. Select Local printer attached to this
computer and click Next.
In this window you must select a Printer
Port, the default is set to LPT1 port. Since
TCP/IP is being used to print, you must create a new port.
Located towards the bottom of this window you will see
Create a new port:, click the radio button
to select this option. Now you will see the words
Type of port, click on the drop down arrow
and choose Standard TCP/IP Port and click
The Add Standard TCP/IP Printer Port
Wizard opens, click Next.
This window prompts you for a Printer Name or IP
Address: and Port Name:. In order
to find the IP Address of your printer, you may have to
refer to the printer manual or print a configuration page
from the printer you are trying to print to. Once you have
located the IP Address, enter the IP Address in the box
located to the right of Printer Name or IP
Address. Leave Port Name: blank,
and click Next.
This window shows the new port configuration, click
Finish if all information is correct.
The Add Printer Wizard window opens.
Select the printer manufacturer in the left frame and
select the model printer in the right frame and click
Next. If your printer is not in the list
of printers, email Lib-Sys Once the drivers
have been loaded click Next.
This window allows you to give your printer a name. You can
keep the name given or change the name.
This window allows you to print a Test
Page. It is recommended that a test page is
printed to make sure everything prints correctly. If the
test page looks good, then you are successful. If the test
page did not come out correctly, try finding updated
drivers and start this process from the beginning.
Printer IP addresses
- Circulation: 188.8.131.52
- Collections Development: 184.108.40.206
- Acquisitions: 220.127.116.11
- Admin w/ Tray: 18.104.22.168
- Admin w/out tray: 22.214.171.124
- Special Collections: 126.96.36.199
- Cataloging: 188.8.131.52
- Personnel: 184.108.40.206
- Maps and Documents: 220.127.116.11
- Arcade Color: 18.104.22.168
- Reference: 22.214.171.124
- DRU: 126.96.36.199
- Reserve/ Periodicals: 188.8.131.52
- Science: 184.108.40.206
- LHS/IS: 220.127.116.11
- LHS/Admin: 18.104.22.168
- LHS Access Services: 22.214.171.124
Wednesday, 09-Jun-2004 13:55:55 CDT