Any Internet connected Windows computer capable of running:


  • A supported web browser must be installed and set as default on the computer.
  • Internet Printing Client must be enabled. Printix Client will attempt to enable this during installation, but this may be prevented by a policy.
  • Printix Client requires .NET Framework.
    • Printix Client will use newer .NET Framework versions if installed (4.8).
    • Minimum version 4.5 for Printix Client version 1.3.813 or later.
    • Minimum version 3.5 SP1 for Printix Client version 1.3.710 or earlier.
  • TLS 1.2.

How to find out the Windows edition, version and OS build number

  1. Select Windows logo key + I to open Settings.
  2. Select System.
  3. Scroll to the bottom and select About.
  4. In the section Windows specification you will find:
    • Edition. Example: Windows 11 Pro
    • Version. Example: 21H2
    • OS build. Example: 22000.258

How to migrate Windows Server Core

Windows Server Core option is NOT supported, but you can migrate printers setup on a Windows Server Core to Printix via a temporary Windows Server.

On the Windows Server Core computer:

  1. Select Windows logo key + R to open Run.
  2. Type: printmanagement.msc, and select OK.
  3. In Print Management open the Action menu and select Export printers to a file…

On the temporary print server:

  1. Install Print Server Role on a new/different Windows Server in the same network as the Windows Server Core computer.
  2. In Print Management open the Action menu and select Import printers from a file…
  3. Select the file you created in step 2.
  4. Install Printix Client on the print server and Discover printers.


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