The following instructions explain how to set up BASIS printing on a non-networked computer in Windows 7.

  1. Log into Windows with administrative privileges.
  2. Click Start and then click Control Panel. Click Programs and Features.
  3. Click "Turn Windows features on or off."
  4. Click the Print Services directory to expand it, then check the "LPD Print Service" box. Click OK.
  5. At the Control Panel, click Hardware and Sound. Click Print and Document Services.
  6. Right-click the printer to print from the mainframe. Click Customize Printer.
  7. Click Sharing. Check the "Share this printer" box, and enter the Share name as "win7." Click OK.
  8. Click Start, then All Programs, then Accessories, then Command Prompt.
  9. At the prompt, enter "ipconfig" and press Enter.
  10. Find your IP address.
  11. Locate and note your computer's DNS entry:
  12. Create a ticket, providing the following information in the description:
    • Printer domain name
    • Contact name
    • Phone number
    • Budgetary unit (four-letter department code)
    • Email address
    • Location of the printer (building and room)
    • Brand and model of the printer

Updated 02/08/2019


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