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Print Drivers

Download and Install Print Drivers

In order to print from your personal device, you will need to download and install the correct print driver, for Mac only. Windows, the driver will download automatically once connected to the server

Once you've completed the download, double-click on the file to extract the disk image with the package installer. Click on the installer file to start the install process. Click Continue.


Add the Print Queue for Windows

This is how you can connect your personal Windows computer to the Stanford Print System. The entire process takes about 5-10 minutes. There could be a few minutes delay connecting to the print server.
  • Press Windows + r to open up a Run command window. Input into the  address field \\uniflow-prd, and press return to install the print queue and driver.


Run Address


  • When you are prompted for credentials, please enter them in this format:

Username: win\<Your SUNetID> (replace <Your SUNetID> with your Stanford SUNetID, which will then make your username look something like "win\jdoe")

Password: <your usual Stanford password>

  • Remember my credentials: CHECKED 


Windows Security


  • Double-click (or Right-click and select Connect) the SecurePrint printer from the selection of printers on the print server.


* Windows may take 1-3 minutes to respond before you see any progress window. Clicking again may result in several windows popping up.
** If you receive an error message about the network or connection, please check our Windows or Antivirus firewall settings, as your computer may be blocking certain network traffic that is required to use network printers. 
User Account Control
Print a test page, if you wish.
You are done!

Add the Print Queue for OSX

This is how you can connect your personal Mac computer to the Central Stanford Print System. The entire process takes about 5-10 minutes.
  • Click on the Apple icon in the upper-left corner of your screen and select System Preferences. Click on Printers & Scanners.
  • Click on the + icon and then select Add Printer or Scanner to add a new printer.
  • Right-click in the blank space next to the Default, IP, and Windows icons in the toolbar area. Select Customize Toolbar.

Add Print Queue


  • Drag the Advanced icon to the toolbar. Press Done.


Drag advanced item to toolbar


  • Click on the Advanced icon. Select LPD/LPR Host or Printer from the Type drop-down menu. 
  • Enter in lpd:

//<Your-SUNetID> in the URL field, replacing <Your-SUNetID> with your Stanford SUNetID, which will make the text look something like "lpd://".

  • Name the printer a user-friendly name of your choice. 
  • Select the Select Software in the Use drop-down menu. 
  • Type in the model of printer into the Filter search box and select the correct PS driver. Click Add.
  • When asked to allow changes to your computer, select Yes.


Add Driver


Printer Software

Print a test page to the new printer, if you wish.
You are done!