Birck Network Printers

Three multifunction network printers are available in Birck Nanotechnology Center (BRK) for use by building occupants. On the first floor, a color printer and a monochrome printer are available; on the second floor, a color printer is available.

If you use an ECN-supported Windows PC, follow steps #E1 and #E2.

Self-supported Windows PC users should begin with step #A1 and then proceed as instructed.

Macintosh users, please see the BRK network printers (Macintosh) page.

 


Installing BRK printers on ECN-supported Windows PCs

Follow these steps when using an ECN-maintained Windows-based PC on campus. For laptops, home computers, or self-administered computers, skip to step #A1.

E1.  For Windows XP:

  • Click on the Start button and select the "Run" command. A box with a blinking cursor will appear.

       For Windows 7:

  • Click on the Start button and select the "Search programs and files" edit box.

E2.  Do one of the following steps:

  • For the BRK 1st floor color printer (in room 1022), type exactly the following and then press Enter:

    \\vps12\brk1stcolor
     
  • For the BRK 1st floor monochrome printer (in room 1222), type exactly the following and then press Enter:

    \\vps12\brk1stmono
     
  • For the BRK 2nd floor color printer (in the atrium near the conference room), type exactly the following and then press Enter:

    \\vps12\brk2ndcolor

 


Download software driver for your self-supported Windows-based PC:
All self-supported Windows XP and 7 users, start here

A1. Download the appropriate software driver.

http://support.ricoh.com/bb/html/dr_ut_e/rc2/model/p_i/p_ien.htm

A2. Extract the driver files. Open the file you downloaded and extract its contents to a handy location on your hard drive (e.g. C:\temp\ricoh). 

Windows XP users, please continue with step #B1, immediately below.

Windows 7 users, please skip ahead to step #C1.

 


Add a printer in Windows XP
Self-supported Windows XP users, continue here

These instructions were written using Windows XP Pro. If you're running Windows 7, skip to step #C1 in the next section. Please note that ECN is providing this information as a courtesy;  we can not provide support for self-administered or personally-owned computers.

B1. Add a printer. Open the "Printers and Faxes" control panel. In the printer tasks column on the left, click "Add a printer" (or click on the File menu and choose "Add printer"). The "Add Printer Wizard" will appear. Click the "Next" button to proceed.

B2. Local or Network Printer. Select "Local printer attached to this computer" and disable (uncheck) the "Automatically detect" option. Then click the "Next" button.

B3. Select a Printer Port. Select "Create a new port." For type of port, choose "Standard TCP/IP Port." Then click the "Next" button.

B4. Add Standard TCP/IP Port. The "Welcome to the Add Standard TCP/IP Printer Port Wizard" appears. Click the "Next" button.

B5. Add Port. In the "Printer Name or IP Address" field, type one of the following:

 

For this printer: Type exactly this value:
BRK 1st floor color 128.46.220.3
BRK 1st floor monochrome 128.46.220.4
BRK 2nd floor color 128.46.221.2

 

The "Port Name" field will be filled in automatically; do not change its contents.
 
Click the "Next" button.
 
B5. Additional Port Information Required. For device type, select "Standard" and, if necessary, select "Generic Network Card" from the menu. Then click the "Next" button.
 
B6. Click the "Finish" button to proceed.

B7. Install Printer Software. Click the "Have disk" button.

B8. Locate File. Click the "Browse" button, and browse to the location you used in step #A2.

B9. Note that you may need to double-click your way into one or more directories until you locate the included ".inf" file. Then click the "Open" button.

B10. Install From Disk. The "Copy manufacturer's files from" field will already be set for you. Click the "OK" button.

B11. Manufacturer model. A dialog may appear asking you to select the specific model printer. Click on the model listed in step #A1, and then click the "Next" button.

B12. Use Existing Driver. A dialog may appear asking if you want to keep the existing driver or to use a new one. If you haven't followed this process recently, select "Replace existing driver." Then click the "Next" button.

B12. Name Your Printer. In the "Printer name" field, type a descriptive name, such as

  • BRK 1st floor color
  • BRK 1st floor monochrome
  • BRK 2nd floor color

B13. Default printer. If you'd like Windows to use this as your default printer, select the "Yes" option. Then click the "Next" button.

B14. Printer Sharing. Leave this set to "Do not share this printer." Click the "Next button to proceed.

B15. Test Page. The wizard will ask if you'd like to print a test page, but set this to "No." Click the "Next" button to proceed.

B16. Click the "Finish" button.

 


Add a printer in Windows 7
Self-supported Windows 7 users, continue here

These instructions were written using Windows 7 Enterprise. If you're running Windows XP, go back to step #B1 in the previous section. Please note that ECN is providing this information as a courtesy;  we can not provide support for self-administered or personally-owned computers.

C1. Devices and Printers. Click on the Start menu and select "Devices and Printers."

C2. On the toolbar near the top of the window, click on "Add a printer."

C3. Type of printer. In the window which appears, click on "Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer."

C4. Select a printer. In this window, click on "The printer that I want isn't listed."

C5. Find a printer by name or TCP/IP address. Click on "Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname."

C6a. Type a printer hostname or IP address. In the "Hostname or IP address" field, type one of the following:

 

For this printer: Type exactly this value:
BRK 1st floor color 128.46.220.3
BRK 1st floor monochrome 128.46.220.4
BRK 2nd floor color 128.46.221.2

 

The "Device type" menu may remain set to "Autodetect." The "Port Name" field will be filled in automatically; do not change its contents. Uncheck the "Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use" option this will cause issues if left checked. (See the C6a illustration, right.)

Click the "Next" button to proceed.

C6b. Selecting the driver. Click the "Have Disk button" (See C6b illustration, right). Navigate to the place you extracted the drivers in step A2, choose that directory for Windows to scan for the appropriate driver. Windows should find the proper driver file and suggest the correct driver to you, choose next to proceed. If asked to replace the existing driver, choose yes.

C7. Type a printer name. In the "Printer name" field, a value matching the printer vendor and model will be filled in for you. You may accept that name if you'd like, but we suggest deleting the default value and typing a more descriptive name instead, such as

  • BRK 1st floor color
  • BRK 1st floor monochrome
  • BRK 2nd floor color

Then click the "Next" button.

C8. Printer Sharing. Click on "Do not share this printer." Then click the "Next" button.

C9. You've successfully added...

 
 

 

 

Last modified: 2013/02/27 12:08:16.021325 US/Eastern by david.v.christensen.1
Created: 2010/08/09 14:54:10.937000 GMT-4 by john.a.omalley.1.

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