MAC: Install or delete a printer on a BSU/NTC issued Mac

Audience

Employees and Student Workers with BSU/NTC issued Mac.

Question

How do I add/install or delete a printer on a BSU/NTC issued Mac?

Answer

To install a printer:

  1. Open System Preferences and click on Printers & Scanners.
  2. Over on the left you will see all the printers already installed on the machine listed. Under than you will see a + or -.
  3. Click + to add a printer.
  4. Click on Default and it will list all the printers you currently have access to.
  5. Scroll until you find your printer. The printer names are listed PrintServ-Location-Printer Make/Model
  6. Select the printer from the list and then below you will have some installation options.
    • Leave "Location" blank.
    • By "Use:" click on the arrows and choose "Select Software". This will bring up all the printer drivers. You can search by the model. If adding a Toshiba they are only listed as TOSHIBA vs their model numbers.
      • If you are running Big Sur don't select the Toshiba driver and next to "Use" select Generic Printer Driver.
    • Click on the make/model you need and click OK.
    • Then click Add.

To Remove a printer:

  1. Open System Preferences and click on Printers & Scanners.
  2. Over on the left you will see all the printers already installed on the machine listed, any mentioning BSUPRINT are old and should be removed. Under than you will see a + or -.
  3. Select the printer you wish to delete and then click - to delete the printer.

 

 

Details

Article ID: 845
Created
Tue 10/12/21 9:40 AM
Modified
Wed 4/6/22 10:48 AM