Framingham State University is pleased to offer students the ability to print to any of the network laser printers from their laptops. Follow these easy steps to configure your laptop to print wirelessly.
1. Install the Pharos Software
Choose the software for your Operating System.
You MUST be logged in as an Administrator to install this software.
If you are running Vista, please right-click and chose "Save".
If you have the University Recommended Laptop Pharos is already installed!
For 32 bit (x86) Systems:
Windows XP | Windows Vista | Windows 7
For 64 bit (x64) Systems:
Windows XP | Windows Vista | Windows 7 x64
After installing the software you will need to reboot your machine so please save all open files and documents before beginning the install.
**Note** If you are looking for the Macintosh print software, please visit the Technology Resource Center or Technology Center
2. Send your Job to the Printer
Now that the software is installed, you will have a new default printer named "STULAB". If you had a printer installed previously, it will still be there but will no longer be the default printer. To change this, click on Start-->Printers and right click on the printer and choose "Set as Default Printer".
Choose File-->Print and hit OK to send your job to the printer. You will be prompted for your Network Account
Next you will be prompted for a name for your print job. This step is optional but will help you identify your job if you have multiple items in the queue.
3. Release your Print Job
Your job has now been sent to the main Pharos Queue. It can be printed from ANY one of the many Pharos Release Stations located around campus. Chose a release station from the map below and log-in with your student account. You will see your print jobs listed which you can click on and print.
Pharos Print Release Stations
College Center Commuter Lab
Horace Mann Hall
** If you need to request additional pages for yourself or your students please go to the Technology Center located in Hemenway Hall. **