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network printer sharing problem

Discussion in 'Networking' started by akarama, Feb 13, 2008.

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  1. akarama

    akarama Thread Starter

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    plz help.. i got 4 pc all are connectecd via switch rj45 wire running. pc1 directly connected with printer all three r sharing printer... works fine but only this way..
    1.......when i wants to print all 4 pc switch it on ok no problem

    2.....when i wants to print lets supoose from pc4 i have to clik pc 2. 3..1 just clik on desktop.. than pc 4 print

    3..all 4 pcs are diffrent compiters name,, but same WORKGROUP

    plz help how i sort this out

    thanku
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

    Make and exact model of the broadband modem.
    Make and exact model of the router (if a separate unit).
    Model numbers can usually be obtained from the label on the device.
    Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP-Home (or XP-Pro), SP1-SP2, Vista, etc.


    Also, please give an exact description of your problem symptoms, including the exact text of any error messages.




    On each of the computers, I'd also like to see this:

    Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt:

    Type the following commands:

    NBTSTAT -n

    IPCONFIG /ALL


    Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
    Paste the results in a message here.

    If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
     
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