Setting up the front desk printer on Windows 7

This will guide you through the setup of the front desk printer in your residence hall on a machine running Windows 7.

  1. Click on the Start button.
    In the search box, type \\ and hit Enter.
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  3. You will be prompted for your Missouri State BearPass Login and password. Enter SGF\BearPass Login OR BearPass Login@SGF, then enter your Missouri State password and click OK.
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  5. A window should pop up. Find the printer for your residence hall (See Table Below), then right-click and choose Connect.
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    Residence Hall Printer Name
    Blair-Shannon BLAIRLPR
    Freudenberger FREDDYLPR
    Hammons HAMMONSLPR
    Hutchens HUTCHENSLPR
    Kentwood KENTWOODLPR
    Monroe MONROELPR
    Scholars SCHOLARSLPR
    Sunvilla SUNVILLALPR
    Wells WELLSLPR
    Woods WOODSLPR
  7. After a moment, a window should appear that will ask if you want to install a driver for the printer. Click the button to Install Driver. This step may take a few minutes, so please be patient.
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  9. If the following windows appears, you have successfully installed the printer. You can close this window. When you print, this residence hall printer will be one of the options in the drop-down menu.
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  11. You MUST authenticate to \\ each time you wish to print to the front desk printer. (This means completing steps #1-2.)

If you have any difficulties with this tutorial, please feel free to contact the ResNet Offices (417 836-6100) for assistance.