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Lanier Printer Setup (Windows)

Before the setup:

You will need to know the 'PRN' Name, Model and your 4/6 digit code for the MFP (Multi-Functional Printer)

The PRN 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 contacting your departments Administrative Assistant.


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
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Last Updated: Friday, September 18, 2015 7:53:23 AM