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Mapping a network Printer

Solution WINDOWS 10

Press the Windows key + R to open a Run window.

Type "control printers," and click "OK."

Click "Add a printer."

The printer you want won't be listed. Click "the printer that I want wasn't listed."

Select the option for "Select a shared printer by name."

Type "\\katu-services\" a drop down list should pop up with the available printer. Find the one you are after, the names aren't too terrible to decipher, click on it.

A box will probably pop up telling you it is installing drivers.

When that is done it will say you have successfully added "-whichever printer you picked- on katu-services"

Click "next."

Click "finish."

By default, Windows 10 will manage your default printer based on the one you used most recently. If you regularly use multiple printers, this may prove to be a detriment. You can follow the steps below to disable this feature.

Press the Windows key + I to open the "Settings" menu.

Click "Devices."

Go to the "Printers & Scanners" section.

Uncheck "Let Windows manage my default printer."

Select the printer you want as your default, and click "Manage."

Under "Manage your device," click "Set as default."
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