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Wireless printing instructions for PCs

Wireless printing is available from anywhere on campus to Pharos printers located in the following areas, for on-campus users connected to the KSU Wireless network:

  • Hale Library - Floors 1, 2, and 3
  • Justin lobby
  • Dickens lab
  • Seaton lab and library
  • Union Copy Center


  • Users who have already setup Pharos wireless printing for Housing & Dining Services will still have to go through the setup for the university computing labs and Hale library to print to the above listed locations.
  • Users can print to these printers from anywhere on campus, however, they will go to the release station in those locations to actually print the job.
  • Print jobs are automatically deleted from the held queue after 50 min.

Installing the Pharos software

  1. Download the Pharos software and then click Run.

    Image of the Security Warning on the

    Note: If you don't see the Run button when you first download the file, click Save File, double-click the saved file, and then click Run.

  2. Click Install.

    Image of Install button.

  3. Click Finish.

    Image of dialog box showing the Finish button.

Configuring the printer

Before printing, the printer must be configured to print double-sided and on plain paper.

  1. Click Start and then click Printers and Faxes.
  2. Right-click the UCL & Hale - Black & White printer and then click Printing Preferences.

    Image showing UCL & Hale - Black & White printer being right-clicked and the Printer Properties option being selected.

  3. Click the Printing shortcuts tab and then select the Two-sided (Duplex) Printing option if it is not already selected.

    Image showing the Two-Sided (Duplex) Printing option.

  4. Click the Paper Quality tab and then on the Paper Type menu, select More.

    Image of the More option on the Paper Type menu.

  5. Click the + next to Type is: and then the + next to Everyday.

    Image showing + signs to click to expand the Paper Type menu options.

  6. Click Plain and then click OK.

    Image showing the Plain option under Everyday on the Type is: menu.

  7. Click OK.

Uninstalling the Pharos software

  1. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Pharos and then click Uninstall Pharos.

    Image showing location of the Pharos Uninstaller.

  2. Click Next.
  3. Select the Pharos Popups option and then click Next.

    Image showing the Pharos Popups option and the location of the Next button.

  4. Click Next and then click Start.
  5. Click Finish.

    Image showing location of Finish button.