Download Printsmart Client on personal computing device

You will need to download the Printsmart client to your personal laptop or desktop to be able to send print jobs to the Printsmart network. 

PC USERS:

Install Printsmart client:

Press Windows Logo + R on keyboard

Enter into textbox: \\pcprime.admin.mcmaster.ca\PCClient\win\laptop

Click “OK”

In the Enter Network Password window enter your domain qualified MacID and password. e.g. if your MacID is smith12 then you would enter "ADS.mcmaster.ca\smith12" in the Username field.

When the new window opens up double-click on "client-local-install.exe" to install the client and configuration on your laptop.

Connect to the PrintSmart print queue:

Windows 7:

Click "Start" -> "Devices and Printers" -> "Add a printer"

In the "Add printer" dialog box click "Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer"

On the next window click "The printer that I want isn't listed" without waiting for the scanning to finish.

Click on "Select a shared printer by name" and enter \\pcprime.admin.mcmaster.ca\PrintSmart in the text box.

Click "Next" then "Finish"

Windows 8/8.1:

Right Click “Start”

Click “Control Panel” -> “View devices and Printers” -> “Add a printer”

On the next window click "The printer that I want isn't listed" without waiting for the scan to finish.

Click on "Select a shared printer by name" and enter: \\pcprime.admin.mcmaster.ca\PrintSmart in the text box.

Click "Next" then "Finish"

Windows 10:

Click “Start” -> “Settings” -> “Devices” -> “Add printer or Scanner

Scroll down to:  “The printer that I want isn’t listed"

Click on "Share printer by name" and enter: \\pcprime.admin.mcmaster.ca\PrintSmart in the text box.

Click “Next” then “Finish”

MAC USERS:

NOTE: To download the client from off-campus you will first need to logon to the campus VPN server with your MacID, then go back to the Printsmart download page. For more information on VPN check out the UTS Network page.