How to Setup the BearPrint Client on Windows

PaperCut, also called BearPrint, is a print management software that helps reduce our print costs, improve our environment impact, and log print history. BearPrint manages any printer that is available to students as well as the MANATEE, WALRUS, and CATFISH print servers. In order to print to these printers, you must first install the BearPrint client.

Step-by-Step Guide

How to Setup the BearPrint Client on Windows

  1. Go to Start then Run to open a Run window. You can also press the WINDOWS KEY + R to open Run. 
  2. Type \\ and click OK

    Run window with the BearPrint server location typed in

    If a Windows Security window opens up, type your BearPassLogin@sgf and your BearPass Password

    Window Security Dialog Box
  3. In the File Explorer window that appears, double-click PCClient.

    File Explorer window with PCClient highlighted
  4. Double-click win folder. 

    PCClient folder contents with the win folder highlighted
  5. Double-click client-local-install.exe.

    win folder with BearPrint executable highlighted
  6. If a security warning appears, click Run.

    Open File - Security Window with Run highlghted
  7. If you are prompted to allow the setup to continue, click Yes. You might also have to enter in your BearPassLogin@sgf and Password again in the same format as step 2. 
  8. The Setup Wizard will open to guide you through the process. Go ahead and click Next

    Client Setup Wizard window 1
  9. Select the radio button next to I accept the agreement and then click Next.

    Agreement verification window
  10. The next window tells you where it will install the files. Leave this as is and click Next.

    Install Location Window
  11. The wizard then tells you that it will install for all users. Leave as is and click Next.

    User Selection Window

  12. The next window is a summary. Click Install.

    Summary window
  13. Wait for the install to complete.

    PaperCut NG Client Installation Progress window
  14. Click Finish.

    Installaton complete window
  15. A BearPrint Verification window should load. Type your BearPass Login and Password. 

    BearPrint Verification Window
  16. A final window with your print balance will load.

    Print Balance window


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