Answered By: Oleg Tsygan
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2020     Views: 11813

You can send your print job as an e-mail attachment from any device!

For more information, please see the JHU Mobile Print Instructions!


Follow the instructions below to configure you Windows device


Printing from your laptop in MSE Library and BLC - Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 10 64 bit

For Mac OS X instructions, please visit Mac OS X Printing setup for BLC and MSEL

Note: MSE Library and Brody Learning Commons share the printing system; you print job can be picked up in either building.

Before you begin

  • Read and make a copy of these instructions.   
  • Review Johns Hopkins IT use policy.
  • Close all programs except your browser.
  • Login to the Johns Hopkins secure "hopkins" network using your JHED ID and password, or connect to JHU wired network.

If you are updating: please uninstall old client first

  • Open Settings / Apps and features
  • Select “Pharos” from the list, and uninstall

Install the software (must have Administrator privileges)

  • Download the installer file: MSEL_for_x64.exe (91 MB)
  • Double click downloaded file to run it.
  • Follow prompts to Install and Finish installation.

You installed 2 printers - "MSEL-BW on ESMPHAROPRNTP1.WIN.AD.JHU.EDU" and “MSEL-Color on ESMPHAROPRNTP1.WIN.AD.JHU.EDU”.

IMPORTANT:  Do NOT change the name of these printers or their settings. If you do, the printing may no longer work.


  • Begin printing as usual using your browser, word processor or other application.
  • At the first popup window select the printer you want to use, make changes as necessary, and click OK.
  • Enter a name for your print job in the next popup window.
  • Retrieve your B/W print job from any of the public printers in the MSE Library, BLC, or in the Hut; color printouts on M or A level of the MSE Library or BLC.

If you have a problem, please report it to Laptop Printing Support.

NOTE: If your document is on Google Drive, you can print it from one of the Quick-print stations next to the M-level copy/print room.

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