WiFi Printing: Install Driver on a Windows Computer

You can send print jobs via WiFi to printers in UMN Computer Labs but first, you need to install the necessary driver.

  • Once you install the driver, print your documents following the Managed Printing steps.

Installing the Windows driver(s)

  1. Click one of the following links to download the driver for the type of printing you would like to do (Note: The following links will work only if you are accessing this article on a device connected to campus eduroam):
  2. Click on the downloaded file to start the installer. A Security Warning window opens.
  3. Click Run.
  4. Read the End user license agreement.

    The end user license agreement on the installer. There are two buttons listing "Accept" and "Decline".

  5. Click Accept.
  6. Click Install.

    The installation screen on the installer. An empty loading bar and text box are in the window. There are two buttons listing "Install" and "Cancel".

  7. Click Finish when the installation is complete.

Uninstalling the driver

  1. Go to Control Panel and select Programs and Features.
  2. Find Pharos from the list of programs.
  3. Right-click on Pharos. 
  4. Click Uninstall. A Select Option window opens.
  5. Select Run Uninstaller.

    The Select Option window. Two selectable options are available: "Run Setup" and "Run Uninstaller". "Run Uninstaller" is selected. There are four buttons in the window, listing "Back", "Next", "Cancel", and "Help". The "Back" button is greyed out.

  6. Click Next. A Pharos Uninstallation window appears. 
  7. Click Next.

    The Pharos Uninstallation window. There are three buttons listing "Back", "Next", and "Cancel". The "Back" button is greyed out.

  8. Select Pharos Popups in the Select Components window. 
  9. Click Select All.

    The Select Components window. The window has an options list, which lists "Pharos Popups" with a checkbox. There is a check in the checkbox. There are four buttons in the window listing "Select All", "Back", "Next", and "Cancel".

  10. Click Next.
  11. Click Next in the Pharos Directory window.

    The Pharos Directory Window. This window lists the Directory for Pharos on the computer. There are four buttons listing "Browse", "Back", "Next" and "Cancel".

  12. Click Start in the Start Uninstallation window. Once the uninstallation process is complete, a Finished window will appear, stating that the software was successfully removed.

    The Start Uninstallation window. Three buttons in the window list "Back", "Start" and "Cancel".

  13. Click Finish to complete the uninstallation.

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