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River Campus Public Pay for Print Installer Packages

The University Community now has the ability to print to the River Campus Public Pay for Print system from their personal computers. In order to successfully print to any of the UR-Printing locations, you must download and save the appropriate installer package (Macintosh or PC) to a temporary location on your computer. Before installing the software please refer to the appropriate installation guide for step-by-step instructions on configuring your machine properly. In order for this installation to be successful you must be logged into your machine with an account that has administrator-level privileges. 

University of Rochester assumes no responsibility for any damage or loss of data caused by installing this software; please be sure to back up all critical data before installing any new software package. 

Need help figuring out if your Microsoft Windows Computer is 32 bit or 64 bit? Click here for step by step directions from Microsoft. 

Windows (32 bit)

    1. Download the installation file here: Pharos Client 8.1 for 32 bit Windows
    2. Close any open applications before starting the installation. You must be logged into your machine with an account that has administrator privileges.
    3. Double Click the URPharos8.1Clients_GeneralUse_for_32bitW2K.exe to begin the installation.
    4. NOTE: It is critical that a network setting be changed in order for your computer to communicate with the Pharos server. See steps 1-6 of the installation guide
  • A step-by-step installation guide can be found here.


Windows (64 bit)

    1. Download the installation file here: Pharos Client 8.1 for 64 bit Windows
    2. Close any open applications before starting the installation. You must be logged into your machine with an account that has administrator privileges.
    3. Double Click the URPharos8.1Clients_GeneralUse_for_x64bit.exe to begin the installation.
    4. NOTE: It is critical that a network setting be changed in order for your computer to communicate with the Pharos server. See steps 1-6 of the installation guide
  • A step-by-step installation guide can be found here.


Macs (OS X)