MFC printing - Windows (campus computer)

The Toshiba multifunction copiers (MFC) can be added as a printer to your Windows St. Olaf computer. This allows you to print to the nearest MFC in your department or area. With this option, your print job is printed immediately (after addressing the PaperCut client pop-up) to the selected printer. Printer names start with “mfc” and end with the department or location name e.g. mfc-it. 

Installing a Multifunction Copier

Follow the instructions below to learn how to install a multifunction copier on a campus Windows 10 computer.

  1. Select the Windows (Start) button and then select Settings:

  2. Select Devices. On the left-hand column, make sure Printers & scanners is highlighted. 
  3. Under Add printers & scanners, select Add a printer or scanner:

  4. The computer will search for known printers. Remember, the printer names will start with "mfc". If your desired printer is in the list, select it and then select Add device.
    If the printer you are looking for is not in the list, please follow the instructions below*. 
  5. A window will appear confirming the installation of the printer. Select Next.

  6. The printer is automatically made default printer. If this printer is not to be the default printer, unselect Set as the default printer.

  7. Select Finish

*If the printer you are looking for is not in the list, scroll to the bottom of Add printers & scanners, and select The printer that I want isn’t listed:

A new window will appear titled Find a printer by other options. Choose from one of the following options:

OPTION 1: select Find a printer in the directory, based on location or feature and then select Next:


The printer directory of all St. Olaf printers will open. Search for your desired printer and highlight the name of the printer. Select OK.

OPTION 2: Choose Select a shared printer by name and enter the printer name. The printer name will be similar to “\\printers\mfc-printername“. Replace printername with the name of the printer. The name of the copier begins with “mfc-“. Select the printer name and then select Next:


How to Print from a Windows Computer 

  1. When printing a document, select the MFC printer.
  2. If prompted, enter your St. Olaf username (without the and password.
  3. The PaperCut software (PCClient) will pop up. If the PaperCut software doesn't pop-up, please search your computer to make sure it's installed and running. 
    Select where to charge the print job:
    1. To charge it to your Ole dollars, select Charge to my personal account
    2. To charge it to your department, select Charge to shared account, then select the Account from the dropdown list
  4. Select Print. Your print job is printed immediately to the selected printer. 


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