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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by BigMike, Sep 15, 2005.

  1. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    How can I use my Windows networked printer from OSX?
     

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  2. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    is the printer hooked up to the network, or to the windows computer?

    anyway, read "share printers" at apple's promo page and then poke around in Print Center (which is in /Applications/Utilities):

    http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/windows/
     
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    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    Toshi's my hero!
     
  4. manhattanprjkt83

    manhattanprjkt83 Rusty Trombone

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    ipods suck. :mumble:
     
  5. BUCKET

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    Find out the printers IP address and install it using the IP.

    Keep asking questions too, because the more you ask the more I learn about my new Mac.
     
  6. kinghami3

    kinghami3 Future Turbo Monkey

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    If it's plugged in to the network you Mac should find it by itself, no IP address required.
     
  7. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    its hooked up to the windows computer.......I'll poke around some more
     
  8. kinghami3

    kinghami3 Future Turbo Monkey

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    http://www.macrumors.com would be a more helpful forum for this kind of problem. I had problems with my airport card and they answered the question in about 30 seconds. Turns out I wasn't pushing hard enough. The Apple support discussion pages might help too.
     
  9. BUCKET

    BUCKET Monkey

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    I had my Mac at work yesterday and I saw all of the printers on our Novell/Windows network.

    Sys Preferences -> Printers and fax -> And I think there is a + button in that menu - click it and you should see all the printers on the network. These directions may not be completely accurate - I'm on my windows workstation at work today, and I'm trying to explain from memory, which is a little burned out at this point. The printers and fax menu is where I found the networked printers though.
     
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    Barbaton Turbo Monkey

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