ACITS LPR Remote Printing
for Windows 95


Written by: Glenn K. Smith
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Copyright 1995 - 1997
University of Texas at Austin
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ACITS LPR Remote Printing for Windows 95 is accomplished using an add-in Print Monitor that adds LPR capability to the Windows Spooler.

ACITS LPR Remote Printing Requirements

  1. The TCP/IP network protocol must be installed on your computer and you must have either a dial-up or direct network connection available to send print jobs to the remote printer.
  2. You need to have a printer or print server supporting the LPR/LPD. The TCP/IP network protocol must be installed on the remote printer or print server.
  3. You need to know the host name or IP address for the remote printer or the remote print server controlling the printer.
  4. You need to know the name of the printer queue which controls the remote printer and which TCP/IP connection port print jobs are submitted to (usually 515).
  5. You need to have the appropriate print drivers for the remote printer (vendor supplied).

ACITS LPR Remote Printing Installation

  1. Double-click on the program named ACITSLPR95 to begin the installation process.
  2. After installation process has completed you will need to restart your computer in order to take advantage of ACITS LPR Remote Printing.
  3. Refer to the online documention located in the ACITS LPR Remote Printing program group for information about configuring and using an ACITS LPR Remote Printer.

ACITS LPR Remote Printing Removal

  1. Click on the Start Menu, select Settings, and then select Printers.
  2. Right click on each ACITS LPR Remote Printer and select Delete to remove the printer. Close the Printers window when you have removed all the ACITS LPR Remote Printers.
  3. Click on the Start Menu, select Settings, and then Control Panel.
  4. Double click on Add/Remove Programs, select ACITS LPR Remote Printing and the click on the Add/Remove button.
  5. You will need to restart your computer to fully remove ACITS LPR Remote Printing from your computer.

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