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Download the PaperCut client on a Personally Owned Computer

Note: Do NOT use this install on an SPU-managed computer

These instructions will walk you through downloading and installing the PaperCut client on a Windows machine and connect to SecurePrint to submit jobs. This process may involve steps that are not familiar to you.

You must be on campus for these steps to work.

System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 8 (x32 or x64)
  • Processor: Dual Core 2.0 Ghz or higher
  • Memory: 1 GB or higher
  • Free Space on Hard Drive: 1 GB or more
How To:
  1. Click the Download Now link on the SPU Download Center. This will bring up a log in screen. Log in with your SPU Username and Password.

  2. Press Save or Save As when prompted. You will now need to decide where to save the installation file. We recommend your Desktop or Documents folder.

  3. Locate and double click the SPUPapercutWin.exe file

  4. You will see a progress window as the files are extracted.


  5. A window will open and choose the Next button when ready.


  6. Accept the License Agreement and choose Next.


  7. Install the program in the default directory (you don't need to change anything and choose Next.


  8. Select Local Install (For all users) and choose Next.


  9. Choose Install to begin the installation process.


  10. Select Launch client and verify my identity (Recommended) and choose Finish.


  11. In the Login window that opens, enter your SPU Username and Password, select Remember my identity and click OK.

You now need to map to the SecurePrint printer to release print jobs. Follow the steps below to complete the process.

  1. In the search bar of the start menu, type: "\\print-serv-01\secureprint" without quotation marks and press enter.

    • If you do not have a search bar, open File Explorer (Windows 8) also known as Windows Explorer and type the path listed above in the address bar at the top of the window
  2. When you are prompted for credentials, type: "ACCOUNTS\yourspuusername" and password without quotation marks. Select Remember my Credentials and press OK.


  3. Installation may take up to 5 minutes. You may see a "Connecting to SecurePrint on print-serv-01 Looking for driver..." message while you wait. and Additionally a prompt to trust the printer and Install driver.


  4. You should now be connected to SecurePrint! See our Secure Print Instructions to learn how to submit print jobs.

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