To add a printer in the Virtual Student Desktop/Staff Desktop:

  1. Log in to your Student Desktop/Staff Desktop.
  2. Hold the Windows and R keys down together to bring up the Run command.
  3. Type \\unf-rpsd-p02.registry.otago.ac.nz (or \\unf-rpsc-p02.registry.otago.ac.nz if you are on the Christchurch campus) into the open field, then press Enter.

    Screenshot of File Explorer showing available printers

    Screenshot of File Explorer showing available printers in Christchurch
  4. Find your printer and double-click on its name to install it:
    Group Printer name
    Student black & white printing Student—BW
    Student colour printing Student—Colour
    Postgraduate printing UO Budget Print DN
    Staff black & white printing UO Print DN B&W
    Staff colour printing UO Print DN Colour
    Staff black & white printing (UOC) UO Print CH B&W
    Staff colour printing (UOC) UO Print CH Colour

If your printer does not install, please contact your local IT support staff or AskOtago IT who will arrange to get the printer enabled for you:

Freephone 0800 80 80 98 (within New Zealand)
Tel +64 3 479 7000
Email askotago.it@otago.ac.nz

Last updated 05/11/2021 09.56 AM

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