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Sharing Mac Printer with Windows via CUPS?
Authored by: rymes60 on Sep 12, '02 03:30:45PM

> Authored by: cgriffin
> I modified the /etc/smb.conf file. Now my iMac shows up in the windows add printer
> Wizard. However it wants a printer name. I looked up the printer name in the printcap
> file and used that name but windows says it could not connect to the printer.

Don't use the Add Printer Wizard. Go to the Network Neighborhood and open you MacOS X Computer's icon. The printer icon ought to be there. Right-click on it and select install. You will have to specify the correct driver for this to work.

Tom

BTW, if you are having problems with Windows Files Sharing not staying checked in System Preferences, go to the Accounts preference pane and make sure that at least one user has "Allow user to log in from Windows" Checked.



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Sharing Mac Printer with Windows via CUPS?
Authored by: zwarbo on Sep 20, '02 05:07:32AM

I have got the icons in XP and went through the install of
the new driver for the XP side. Then once the install finished
it says under the printer icon "Access denied, unable to connect"
Any thoughts on that?



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Sharing Mac Printer with Windows via CUPS?
Authored by: skrumble on May 26, '03 03:04:45PM

Had much the same problem, I think it could be a permissions thing BUT I changed the printer driver to "generic/text only" on the PC and I can now print (albeit in b/w and courier font). I'm stumped - any other solutions?



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