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Windows 7 - Connect to a network printer (FollowMe)

Before you start, you must be logged in with an account with administrative privileges to connect to the printer. 

  1. Click the Windows Start button, or, if you're using Windows 10, right-click Windows Start
  2. If you can not see Run, type Run into the search box
  3. Click Run listed in the search results
  4. Enter the queue name into the Open: field. Each campus has its own FollowMe queues as below.

Note: For Albany, Manawatu and Wellington, you can use either of the two queues setup for your campus below.


  • \\alb-followme1\followme
  • \\alb-followme2\followme


  • \\tur-followme1\followme
  • \\tur-followme2\followme


  • \\wel-followme1\followme
  • \\wel-followme2\followme


  • \\nap-followme1\followme


  1. Click OK
  1. Windows will now automatically try to connect to and install the printer on your computer.

    You may receive the prompt above when installing a printer on Windows 7. Click Install Driver to complete the install.

  2. Once the printer is installed, you may need to set the FollowMe printer as the default. To do this, click on the Start button, then click Printers and Devices.
    If you're using Windows 10, right-click on the Start button, click Control Panel, then select Printers and Devices.
  3. Right-click on the FollowMe printer and select Set as default printer

If you require further assistance or information please contact the ITS Service Desk on ext. 82111.

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