Pharos Set up for Windows PC

Note: This guide assumes you are connected to the Philadelphia University Wireless Internet. For Information on how to Connect to Wireless on Campus Click Here)

1. Once you are connected to the University network (via wired or wireless connection) please open a web browser (Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox).

2. Open a web browser and navigate to http://pharos/uniprint

3. Click on the link that reads "Packages," located in the lower left-hand corner of labeled “Packages”.

4. Identify in the list the printer that you wish to install.

5. Once identified, click on the name of the printer that you want to access. After clicking the link a box will appear

6. Click "Run" to install the printer package A new window will now launch. Click "Run" to begin the installation process. (NOTE: Do not click on the “Save” button, instead click on the “Run” button.)

7. Click "Install'. The installation process will begin. (Please note: This may take several minutes)

8. Pharos, our lab printer server, will proceed through the installation process. When it is completed you should see a message saying it was "successfully installed"

9. Click “Finish” and you now can print to a network printer.

*Please note that when installing a color printer that once it is installed to print you will need to have funds on your campus card. To put money on your campus card please go to If you continue to have issues please Contact the Technology Help Desk


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