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shared printer issue

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  1. theothermike

    theothermike Thread Starter

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    I have a friend who is having trouble accessing a shared printer on her local network.

    The printer is connected to one of the desktops and is shared on the network normally. All computers can access the printer, except one.

    The computer that can't see the local printer is cabled directly into the LAN. However, at login, it connects to her company's domain. It can not see her local network or the printers on it. The only printers it can access are at her office.

    Is there any way to make this computer see the printer on the local network?

    thanks


    mike
     
  2. StumpedTechy

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    Have it stop connecting to her companies network. It sounds like its VPNing in or whatever makes it unable to work on the home network.
     
  3. Bob Cerelli

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    What exactly do you mean by "it connects to her company's domain".

    Is she just logging on to the computer with the company's domain name or is she really making a network connection to the company.
     
  4. theothermike

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    When the computer boots up, it goes to the XP login screen, and has her company's WAN domain listed in the domain dropdown. It logs into one of her company's AD servers and gets access to files and apps.

    the XP login process logs her into a remote domain.


    Mike
     
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