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Sharing a Kodak 5100 All-In-One Printer

I have a Koday 5100 printer and have set it up on one of our computers and have allowed sharing of it. Whenever we try toprint from any other computer we get an error -- Unable to recognize printer; name, location, etc. Called Kodak and they were very unhelpful -- They told me to contact an IT. Please help.

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  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    my problem is the same. I have only been able to get it to work with an xp machine. my vista machine will not connect.

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Try this.............
On the computer that is connected to the printer:

  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Select Printers and Faxes.
  3. Right-click the KODAK All-in-One Printer, and select Properties.
  4. Select the Sharing tab.
  5. Select Share this printer.
  6. In the Share name field, type a name for your printer.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Right-click My Computer and select Properties.
  9. Select the Computer Name tab.
  10. On a piece of paper, write down the full computer name as it appears on the screen (for example: Johns Computer).
    NOTE: This is the name that you enter on the other computer(s) to access this printer.
On the other computer(s):
  1. Select Start > Run.
  2. Type two backslashes (\\) and the full computer name as it appeared on the first computer (for example: \\Johns Computer).
  3. Click OK.
    A window shows the new printer as the Shared Printer.
  4. Double-click the printer.
  5. Close all windows, then print to the Shared Printer.
Let me know if this helped.........

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