cant see printer attached to wXP from network

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by jealousy, Jul 10, 2002.

  1. jealousy

    jealousy Guest

    printer: HP LaserJet 1100 attached to wXPpro desktop PC, with new drivers for wXP and w98, shared (full access for everyone)

    problem: network users with w98 can`t see this printer. not printing or driver problems, they just can`t see the printer.
    other wXPs can see and use this printer.

    network protocols: TCP/IP, client for MS networks, file and printer sharing for MS networks

    any solutions?
     
  2. Sir_Tony

    Sir_Tony Guest

    Sounds like a ICS error at the Win98 end.
    Try reloading ICS from the XP disk on the Win98 PC's
    or move the Win98 PC's upto XP.
     
  3. JJB6486

    JJB6486 Retired Mod Political User

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    Can you see other file shares on the Win98 computer too? If you can, check the permissions and passwords for the Win98 box and make sure that the other computer has the right access to be able to use it

    JJB6486
     
  4. Bytes Back

    Bytes Back Ex Police Chief

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    In the shared name section of your printer properties reanem it to the IP address of the machine it is on

    For instance, My Epson has a shared name of 192.168.0.1
     
  5. jealousy

    jealousy Guest


    Can that really help?
     
  6. Gambit372

    Gambit372 Guest

    I have found with the print servers, installing netbois sometimes helps at leasted with netgear print servers.
     
  7. Bytes Back

    Bytes Back Ex Police Chief

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    I Must admit when someone suggested to me to try that I was sceptical, but it has worked for me.