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creating a tcp/ip port for printing

By darrenkillen ·
when i try to installed a network printer the option to create a tcp/ip port is not available. Is there a way i can intall this option from the WinNT operating disks. It is a Winnt 4.0 server with win98se clients all the service packs and updates are applied

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by sgt_shultz In reply to creating a tcp/ip port fo ...

in nt it is very difficult imho. what kind of printer? i usually try to get a network installation utility from the printer mfg website to help me with this...

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by p.j.hutchison In reply to creating a tcp/ip port fo ...

You need another service installed via Network Properties, Services, click Add and add Microsoft TCPIP for Printing option. Then you can create TCP/IP ports.

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worked a treat thanks

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