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Connect to a Residence Hall Network Printer

Mac OS X

  • Open Printer Setup Utility by navigating to Applications > Utilities and double clicking its icon.
  • Click the Add button.
  • Click the IP tab.
  • Under the Drop-Down menu prtocol, choose HP JetDirect - Socket.
  • In the address field enter in appropiate IP for needed printer:
    • Birch - 10.2.0.1
    • Linden - 10.2.25.1
    • Tamarack - 10.2.32.1
    • Oak - 10.5.134.1
    • Pine - 10.2.81.1
  • In the name field, name the printer accordingly ex: Birch Front Desk
  • Click Add.
  • The printer should show up in your list. Close Printer Setup Utility to complete the setup process.

Windows XP

  • Download the drivers for the HP LaserJet 4250 printer by clicking here.
  • Install the driver for the printer by double clicking the installer you just downloaded.
    • Unzip the files into the default directory, "C:\HPLJ4X50 Series" by clicking UnZip then clicking OK when prompted.
    • Click Close to exit the HP driver extractor.
  • Click Start > Printers and Faxes
  • Click Add a printer
  • The Add Printer Wizard will start. Click Next on the welcome screen.
  • Choose Local printer attached to this computer but be sure to uncheck Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer, click Next.
  • Choose Create a new port:
  • Click on the down arrow by Type of port and select Standard TCP/IP Port
  • Click Next. This starts the Add Standard TCP/IP Printer Port Wizard. Click Next on the welcome page.
  • Birch - 10.2.0.1
  • Linden - 10.2.25.1
  • Tamarack - 10.2.32.1
  • Oak - 10.5.134.1
  • Pine - 10.2.81.1
  • For the Printer Name or IP Address enter the IP Address for your building:
  • Leave the Port Name as the default and click Next.
  • Click Finish.
  • In the window that manifests, click Have Disk.
  • Click Browse.
  • Browse to the C:\HPLJ4X50 Series folder and Double Click the hpc4x50d.inf file.
  • Click OK.
  • Select the HP LaserJet 4250 PS in the list by Double Clicking.
  • For the printer name, just use the default and click Next. It is your personal preference if you wish this to be the default printer.
  • Click NO when asked if you want to print a test page. Then click Next.
  • Click Finish to complete the setup process.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  • Click the Windows Logo > Control Panel.
  • Double click the Printers icon in the Control Panel window.
  • Click the Add a Printer button.
  • Click the Add a Local Printer button.
  • Choose Create a New Port and select Standard TCP/IP from the drop-down menu.
  • Click Next.
  • For the Printer IP Address enter the IP Address for your building:
  • Birch - 10.2.0.1
  • Linden - 10.2.25.1
  • Tamarack - 10.2.32.1
  • Oak - 10.5.134.1
  • Pine - 10.2.81.1
  • Click Next.
  • For the printer name, just use the default and click Next. It is your personal preference if you wish this to be the default printer.
  • Click Finish to complete the setup process.

Windows 8

  • From your Desktop swipe from the Right side or move your mouse to the lower right corner of the screen
  • Select Settings
  • Select Control Panel
  • Select View Devices and Printers
  • Select Add a printer
  • Select the printer I want isn’t listed
  • Click the Add a Local Printer button.
  • Choose Create a New Port and select Standard TCP/IP from the drop-down menu.
  • Click Next.
  • For the Printer IP Address enter the IP Address for your building:
  • Birch - 10.2.0.1
  • Linden - 10.2.25.1
  • Tamarack - 10.2.32.1
  • Oak - 10.5.134.1
  • Pine - 10.2.81.1
  • Click Next.
  • For the printer name, just use the default and click Next. It is your personal preference if you wish this to be the default printer.
  • Click Finish to complete the setup process.

You are restricted to the building that you live in to print to. If you live in Pine you are unable to print to the Oak printer (or vice versa)

If you have any questions, problems or comments please contact Computer Support at 755-3777 or email us at studenthelp@bemidjistate.edu