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Print From Your Laptop – Macintosh OS 10.4

You can print to any CPAS printer from your personal laptop via the wireless network or a wired port if you know the name of the printer.

1. Go to Apple

2. Select System Preferences


3. Select Print & Fax

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4. Add a new printer by pressing the + button

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5. While holding down the ALT/Options key, press the More Printers button:

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6. Press the up/down arrow to the right of AppleTalk:

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7. From the list of choices, select Advanced:

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8. Press the up/down arrow to the right of Device:

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9. From the list of choices, select Windows Printer via SAMBA

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a) for URL type in: smb://USASK/

(i.e: smb://USASK/


b) For Name, enter the printer's name so you know which one it is.

c) For Print Using, select Generic PostScript Printer

d) Then Press Add

11. Send a print job to the printer. You should see a password box asking for Name and password.

a) Change the Name to: USASK\your_NSID

b) and the password to: your_NSID_password as in the example below:

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