Printing Instructions for Windows with Xerox PS Driver

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All users who wish to print from or have a static IP address on the wireless network must switch to the TIG.CSAILPrivate wireless network.

Setup

Download the Xerox PS Driver for your printer

The list below will show the available printers and their respective model numbers (for driver download)
  • Locate your printer on the list below and note its model number (If you are installing the WorkCentre? 7970 copier on Windows please download the file we provided)
  • Select "Drivers & Downloads" and proceed to download the "PS" or "PostScript" driver for your computer (make sure you choose the link in the "built-in controller" section if you are using a Workcentre 7970)
  • Extract the PS Driver ".zip" file to C:\Xerox (make the folder if it isn't present) or extract to wherever you want the driver files to be located

Location Printer Queue Name Model Speed and Notes Windows Drivers Mac Drivers
207A xerox2 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
245 trp (the-real-paper) Xerox Phaser 6500 Color Laser Printer 24 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
307A xerox3 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
347 xeroxhq Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
near 399 bean Xerox Phaser 6500 Color Laser Printer 24 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
376 orr Xerox Phaser 6500 Color Laser Printer 24 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
D408 twd (the-weekly-dig) Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
D529 stacco Xerox ColorQube 8570 40 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
D475A? ham Xerox Phaser 6500 Color Laser Printer 24 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
G475A? celery Xerox ColorQube 8570 40 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
G475A? betty Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
G550 geb Xerox ColorQube 8560 30 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
G550 xerox5 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
G615 ng (national-geographic) Xerox ColorQube 8570 40 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
G675 xerox6 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
G675 woodpecker Xerox Phaser 5500 50 PPM b/w Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
G726A xerox7 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
G726A bast Xerox Phaser 8550 30 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
G824 xerox8 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
G875 serenity Xerox ColorQube 8560 30 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
G950 xerox9 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
G950 turkey Xerox ColorQube 8560 30 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com

Installing the printer on Windows 7

  • Click Start -> Search -> "Add a printer"

  • Select "Add Network, Wireless or Bluetooth Printer"

Windows will start searching for available printers.

  • Click "The Printer that I want isn't listed"

  • Select "Select a shared printer by name"

  • Enter "http://cups.csail.mit.edu:631/printers/Printer Queue Name" and hit next
For example, to install the printer "xerox2" enter "http://cups.csail.mit.edu:631/printers/xerox2" as shown in the example picture and press "Next"

  • Click have disk and browse to C:\Xerox or whatever directory you have extracted the drivers to, and then open the ".inf" file inside the directory

Installing the printer on Windows 10

  • Click Search -> "Printers"

  • Click "Devices and Printers"

  • Click "Add a Printer"

Windows will start searching for available printers.

  • Click "The Printer that I want isn't listed"

  • Select "Select a shared printer by name"

  • Enter "http://cups.csail.mit.edu:631/printers/Printer Queue Name" and hit next
For example, to install the printer "xerox2" enter "http://cups.csail.mit.edu:631/printers/xerox2" as shown in the example picture and press "Next"

  • Click have disk and browse to C:\Xerox or whatever directory you have extracted the drivers to, and then open the ".inf" file inside the directory

Advanced Printing Features Windows 7 & 10 (Workcentre 7970 ONLY)

After clicking print and selecting the 7970 printer:

  • Click Properties
Here you can select Orientation and if you would like it double sided "Print on Both Sides"

For Hole Punching/Staples:

  • Click Advanced in lower right side of the print properties menu

  • Under Printer Features you will see Stapling and Hole Punch Options

Troubleshooting Windows Printing Delays

If you are experiencing delays of 8 to 20 seconds before displaying the Print dialog and as you select alternate printers on Windows OS:

  • Navigate to Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > Connections > LAN Settings
  • Remove the checkbox next to "Automatically detect settings"

Note: this step only needs to be done once per computer.

-- SteveRuggiero - 08 Dec 2016
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