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print server

By cworsley4 ·
hello i have a usb printer that i would like to network on my lan. i dont what to buy a printer server and i no that there is a way to make the computer that it is connected to be used as print
server i just dont no how to. please enlighten me.

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network printer

by r_designer In reply to print server

after installing local printer make it share and in other pc (add a network printer or a printer attached to another computer) then choose your print server ( your pc which has a printer attached )

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/expert/honeycutt_july2.mspx

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Only works in administrator account

by lynnecarla In reply to network printer

I have a printer shared by a newer winxp machine on the Lan. I can access it from another computer only from adminitrative accounts. the others, Power Users, cannot see the printer, even tho I have added it in the administrator account. I can see other printers shared by other computers, but not this one. this one and the others are HP 1020 laserjets. I have made sure security settings allow adding a printer, and that all users have full permissions.
What am I missing? what else can I do?

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