Disclaimer: Please note that all documents sent to the public printers (Relmon) are not secured; therefore, Information Technology is not responsible in any way for the loss or security of it.
Note: If you have the Windows 7 Starter Operating System installed on your laptop, you cannot install the following drivers and print from the University's public printers, since the option needed is not available in that version of Windows.
Step 1: Printer driver download and installation
Once the file has finished downloading, double click on it to begin the installation process.
In the Xerox Software Installation window, click on Install (see Figure 1).
Step 2: Installing the printer
In the Add Printer window, click on Add a local printer (see Figure 2).
In the next window, select Create a new Port. In the Type of Port drop down menu, select LPR Port (see Figure 3).
**Note: if the LPR Port is not available, click on the following link for instructions on how to install a LPR Port. You can come back to this step once the LPR Port is installed.
Click on Next.
In the field Name or address of server providing lpd, enter: relmon.uottawa.ca
In the field Name of printer or print queue on that server, enter: color
Click on OK. (see Figure 4)
In the following Add Printer window, click on Have Disk.... (see Figure 5)
In the Install From Disk window, click on Browse. (see Figure 6)
Go to your C: drive, select the Xerox folder and choose the driver file (with the extension .inf) that you recently extracted in Step 1. Click on Open. (see Figure 7)
When you return to the Install From Disk window, click on OK. (see Figure 8)
In the Add Printer screen, choose the Xerox Phaser 8560DT PS printer and click on Next. (see Figure 9)
In the Printer name: field, write a name for your printer and click on Next. (see Figure 10)
If there are no printers installed on your computer, this process will install the Xerox Phaser 8560DT as the default one. If you already have a printer installed, you will have the option to set this printer as the default printer.
Click on Finish. Your printer is now installed. (see Figure 11)
You need to complete Step 3 before testing the printer.
Step 3: Configuring the Bi-Directional Setup
Click on Start and select Devices and printers. (see Figure 12)
Right click on the Color printer that was just added and select Printer Properties. (see Figure 13)
Choose the tab Configuration and click on Bi-Directional Setup. (see Figure 14)
In the Bi-Directional Communication window, choose Off. (see Figure 15)
Click Ok and on Ok again in the following window. You can now test the printer.
You must be authenticated on the university’s wireless network to be able to send a print.
At the public printer, enter the user name you use to log into your computer. If you are not sure what your user name is, send a document to print. An icon of a printer will appear in the system tray (bottom right of the screen; you may have to click on the arrow to see it). Hover your mouse over it and it should specify the name.