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How to setup and add a shared printer in Windows XP

How to setup a shared printer in Windows XP

1. You will need to open Printer and Faxes. Note there is several ways to do this.
XP Start Menu it is on the right side of the start menu.
Classic Start Menu it is under Settings
Control Panel in Classic View

2. Right click on the printer you would like to share and select properties.

3. Next select the Sharing tab


4. Click on the dot "Share this printer"

5. Name the printer what you want to see it on your network.

6. Click Apply and OK

7. Now your printer icon should have a hand under the icon. See the picture for the example

How to access a shared printer

1. You will need to open Printer and Faxes. Note there is several ways to do this.
XP Start Menu it is on the right side of the start menu.
Classic Start Menu it is under Settings
Control Panel in Classic View

2. Click on Add Printer

3. Click Next

4. Click in the dot for "A network Printer, or printer attached to another computer.

5. Click Next

6. Click in the dot for "Browse for a printer" and click Next

7. Select the network printer you want to add to this computer and click Next

8. You will get a warning that you are about to connect to another computer just click Yes


9. You will be asked if you want this to be you default printer. Click the dot for Yes or No and click Next

10. Click Finish

Now you should see you shared printer add

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    How to specify the paper size and page setup
    This section describes the procedure for specifying the paper size or page setup when printing from an application, taking Adobe Reader 6.0 as an example.
    Note: The screen shots used in this section are from Windows XP Home Edition.
    1. Open the PDF file to print with Adobe Reader, and then select [Print Setup] from the [File] menu.
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    2. Specify the paper size of the document and the printing orientation, then click [OK].
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    3. Select [Print] from the [File] menu.
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    4. Select this printer for [Name] or [Printer Name], and then specify the printing preferences.
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    Note: The printer name displayed in this dialog box can be changed in the [Printers and Faxes] folder (the [Printers] folder for Windows 98/Me/2000).

    Jan 27, 2011 | Canon LASER SHOT LBP 3300 Printer

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    How to share printer B-SX5T , under Windows XP


    Hi there,

    Please follow the below steps -

    1) Go to Start and click Control Panel. Control Panel Window will appear, then double click Printers and faxes.

    2) Printers and Faxes window will appear. Right click the printer you want to share, then click Sharing…

    Note: Make sure you've enabled File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks on network card's properties.

    3) Select Sharing tab and tick Share this printer to share the printer. You can type in a new name in the Share name text box to change your printer name on the network, however this will not change the printer name on your computer. Click Apply.

    Note: If the other users using different version of Windows to access your printer, they will need to install printer driver themselves. You can help by installing additional printer drivers on your Windows XP, so that the printer driver will be installed when other users access the shared printer with different version of Windows. Click Additional Drivers, tick additional driver you would like to install. You will be prompted to install those additional drivers after clicking OK.

    4) Once you have shared the printer, you will see there is a hand supporting your printer.

    Please post comments if you need more help or information...........

    Good Luck!!

    Thanks

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    1. Access the printing preferences by opening the printer Properties / Preferences:

      For Windows Vista
      • Click / Select 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, 'Control Panel', 'Hardware and Sound', and then click on 'Printers'. Note: If you are in 'Classic' view, Click 'Printers' directly from the 'Control Panel'.
      • Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Preferences' from the menu that appears.
      For Windows XP Home Edition
      • Click / Select 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, 'Control Panel,' 'Printers and Other Hardware,' and 'Printers and Faxes.'
      • Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Preferences' from the menu that appears.

      For Windows XP Professional Edition
      • Click 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, and 'Printers and Faxes.'
      • Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Preferences' from the menu that appears.

      For Windows 2000/Me/98
      • Click / Select 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, and 'Settings,' then 'Printers.'
      • Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Properties' from the menu that appears.

    2. Click the Page Setup tab.
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    Oct 12, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MX310 All-In-One Printer

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    Solution: Uninstall / reinstall the printer driver (Windows) PIXMA Printers

    Uninstall and Reinstall the Printer Driver (Windows) Follow the steps below to uninstall the printer driver:
    1. Select 'Programs' or 'All Programs' from the Start menu.

    2. Select the Canon printer driver you want to uninstall, and then select 'Uninstall' from the menu that appears.

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      Note: Click here if your printer does not appear in the Windows 2000, Windows XP or Windows Vista Programs menu.

    3. When the confirmation message shown below is displayed, click 'OK'.

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    4. A window showing the progress of the uninstallation is displayed. Wait until the "Uninstall successfully completed" message is displayed, and then click 'OK'.


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      Note: If you use Add or Remove Programs to uninstall the printer driver, the printer model name will remain in the Start menu. To completely remove all files, including the printer model name from the Start menu, uninstall the printer driver using the procedure described in step 2.
    In Window XP or Windows 2000, use the steps below to uninstall the printer driver if your printer does not appear in the Programs menu.
    1. Make sure your printer is connected and turned OFF (or the power cord is unplugged).

    2. Turn on your computer and log on as Administrator.

    3. Open the Printers window.

      For Windows Vista
      Click / Select 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, 'Control Panel', 'Hardware and Sound', and then click on 'Printers'. Note: If you are in 'Classic' view, Click 'Printers' directly from the 'Control Panel'.
      For Windows XP Home Edition
      Click / Select 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, 'Control Panel,' 'Printers and Other Hardware,' and 'Printers and Faxes.'
      For Windows XP Professional Edition
      Click 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, and 'Printers and Faxes.'
      For Windows 2000/Me/98
      Click / Select 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, and 'Settings,' then 'Printers.'
      Right-click the Canon printer icon for your model printer and click Delete.

    4. Click 'Yes' to proceed with the deleting process.

    5. Click 'OK' to acknowledge you have deleted your default printer.

    6. Click 'File' from the Printers window then click 'Server Properties'.

      Note: For Windows Vista, click your right mouse button on any empty space within the window, and then select 'Server Properties' from the menu that appears.
    7. Click the 'Drivers' tab. Select your Canon printer from the list and click 'Remove'.

    8. Click 'Yes' to proceed with the deleting process.
    Follow the steps below to reinstall the printer driver:
    1. Turn off the printer.

    2. Connect the printer cable to the printer and the computer.

    3. Turn on the computer, and start Windows.

    4. Insert the Canon Software Setup and User's Guide CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. Setup Starts automatically.

      Note: If Setup does not start automatically, click 'Start' and then 'Run' from the taskbar. In the 'Open' box of Run window, type x:\msetup.exe (where x: is your CD-ROM drive letter). Then click 'OK'.

    5. When the Master Setup screen is displayed, click the 'Custom Install' button.

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    6. Uncheck (click on the check marks) all items listed except for 'Printer Driver', and then click 'Next'.

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    7. When the License Agreement appears, click the 'Yes' button after reading the agreement, and then click 'Next'.

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    8. File copying begins. After all files are copied, the Printer Port dialog box is displayed. When the dialog box is displayed, turn on the printer.

      Note: If the port is not detected at this time, disconnect the cable from the printer and reconnect it.

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    9. Click 'OK' to end the printer driver installation.

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    Note: If you previously used a Canon printer that was connected with a USB cable, a message reporting that the USB driver will be updated may be displayed. Click the OK button to update the USB driver and restart Windows.

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