Adding a BME Printer (Windows)

Windows 7

  1. Click on the Start Menu. Type "\\vps10" into the search field and hit enter.
    *Please note: If you are not using an ECN supported system, you will need to type "\\vps10.ecn.purdue.edu" and enter "ecn\username" along with your career account password when prompted.
    Start menu with vps10 listed
     
  2. Double-click the printer you want to use. Wait while the server finds and installs the appropriate driver.
    Choosing a printer on vps10
     
  3. When the printer is connected, you will see a print queue window.
    Print queue window
     
  4. If you would like to set the printer as your default, open the Start Menu and open "Devices and Printers." Right-click on your printer and choose "Set as default printer."
    Setting the default printer

Windows XP

  1. Press Windows Key & R. Type "\\vps10" and hit enter.
    *Please note: If you are not using an ECN supported system, you will need to type "\\vps10.ecn.purdue.edu" and enter "ecn\username" along with your career account password when prompted.
    WIndows XP run dialogue
     
  2. Double-click the printer you want to use. Wait while the server finds and installs the appropriate driver.
    vps10 window
     
  3. When the printer is connected, you will see a print queue window.
    WIndows XP print queue
     
  4. If you would like to set the printer as your default, open the Start Menu and open "Printers and Faxes." Right-click on your printer and choose "Set as default printer."
    Setting a default printer

If you cannot connect to a printer, please email bmesite@ecn.purdue.edu. Include your username, printer you are trying to connect to, ECN machine name (if applicable), and the full text of any error message(s) you receive.

Last modified: 2014/06/18 15:14:43.919704 GMT-4 by christopher.n.deckard.1
Created: 2007/10/31 13:46:31.389000 GMT-4 by brian.r.brinegar.1.

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