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Lanier Printer Setup (Windows)

Before the setup:

You will need to know the DNS Name, Model and your 5/6 digit code for the MFP (Multi-Functional Printer)

The DNS Name should be on a white label on the Lanier. the model number is also on the front of the lanier.  Codes are obtainable by either contacting your departments Administrative Assistant or by calling Print and Copy Services @ 231-2000


IMPORTANT - You need to follow ALL instructions before you can print to your Lanier.

Windows 7

Step1a - Automated

  • Click here to start the automated installer Click RUN and RUN again if requested
  • Enter the DNS information from the printer - e.g. = prn  001  .  ABC

    • no PRN required
    • no periods required
    • no required

  • Enter the desired name for your printer
  • Set as default if required
  • The installation will take approximately 3 minutes, you will be notified when the installation is complete.

Step 1b - Manual

Step 2

  • Open your Printers folder -  Start - Devices and Printers
  • Open the printer properties of the printer you just installed - Right click - Printer properties
  • On the "General" tab - click "Printing Preferences"

Step 3

  • You need to type your 5 or 6 USER CODE into one of the following screen - click APPLY


 Setup is now complete - please test your printer.


For physical problems, such as paper jams, please call Print and Copy Services at 231-2000.

For technical assistance in setting up your printer, please call the IT Help Desk at 231-8685.

2nd Tier Support is provided by Desktop Support (for supported departments), Departmental IT technicians or Print and Copy Services.

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IT Help Desk Phone: +1 (701) 231-8685
Administrative Calls Only: +1 (701) 231-7961 / Fax: (701) 231-8541
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Last Updated: Monday, June 15, 2015 11:16:16 AM