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OS X Network Printing at Olin

Note: these instructions were written for Macintosh OS X10.6 and above, some steps may be different for previous versions of OS X.

Installing the appropriate printer

  • If you don't know what version of OSX you're using:
    • Click The Apple logo in the upper left hand corner
    • Select About This Mac, it should say version followed by a number
  • If you don't know the model of the printer you're trying to print to:

^Model ^Driver Location |

  1. Mount the .dmg file and run the installer that it contains following the onscreen instructions:
  2. You will be prompted that the package contains a program that determines if the software can be installed…
  3. Click Continue
  4. At the Introduction screen, click Continue
  5. At the License screen, click Continue. Agree to the licensing terms
  6. At the Installation Type screen, click Install
  7. You may be prompted for your administrative password, enter it and click OK
  8. It may take time, but you should receive a message informing you that the install succeeded.
  9. Click Close

The new printer will now show up in the Printer List. If you have more than one printer installed, you may select one to be the default printer by using the corresponding drop down box on the Print & Fax screen.