From a clean desktop, open the system preferences, then click on the Print and Fax icon to bring up the printing preferences.
From the printer preferences pane, you must click on the lock (if locked) to allow you to add new printers. Then click on the plus symbol under the printer column to begin installing the new printer.
You must gain access to the advanced printer install options by right clicking (or control clicking) on the header blank space next to the "More Printers" button. On the menu that appears, choose "Customize Toolbar"
- Select the Advanced widget and drag it up to the tool bar into an empty space.
- Click Done, and then click the Advanced widget to open the advanced settings and dialogues. (Note: it will take a moment for the new options to load.)
- OSX 10.5 & 10.6 Select "Windows" from the first drop down
- OSX 10.7 & 10.8 Select "Windows printer via spoolss" and update the print driver in the "Use" drop down (the picture below is an older version where it was called "Print Using). DO NOT USE the "Windows" icon on the tool bar, this method is only available via the Advanced button.
In the URL field, type in one of the following depending on where you wish to print to (note that there is no :631 in these entries like the previous directions):
Computer Lab: smb://printq.law.wisc.edu/law_lab
Set Printer model to HP, and select HP Laserjet 5M from the printer list.
Set Printer model to HP, select the 5M print driver from the list.
Set Printer model "Generic PCL Printer".
Lawyering Skills: smb://printq.law.wisc.edu/law_ls
Set Printer model to HP, select the 5M driver from the list
Note 10.7/10.8: For this work around, you'll be asked to "login" each time you print something. It'll give you a choice of Registered User or Apple ID. Use Registered user and login as "Guest" with no password.