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Recommend a network printer that can simultaneously used both on windows & macbok or a print server

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  • syed asif
    syed asif Jan 11, 2009

    Both inkjet & laserjet



  • shrk79 May 11, 2010

    Ink jet or laser? Find one compatible to Mac, it will also work with PC.

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You can do this with most any network-enabled printer on the market today.

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I fixed this problem by installing the KB948046 Hotfix from Microsoft (thanks to Brent Follett from forums11.itrc.hp.com for pointing me in the right direction).

To download and install this hotfix, search for “hotfix KB948046” or go to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948046 and click on “view and request hotfix downloads”.

You will be prompted for an email address, the URL for the hotfix together with a password will be emailed to that address.

Install the hotfix and reboot the system. The problem was fixed for me at this point.

I tried to print before rebooting, but that did not fix the problem, a reboot is essential.

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I encountered this problem on a HP 2605 (laserjet) printer (HP2605) that was shared from a Windows Small Business Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (SBS SP2).
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The Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA) protocol
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applicable), the BRAdmin Professional, Web BRAdmin software
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2 Refer to chapter 10 of this User’s Guide to learn how to
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3 The default password for Brother print servers is access.
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standard Network Printing software and IPP protocol software
built into any Windows® 2000/XP installation.if you need manual just email me at repagenserv@saipan.com or romeo_palencia@hotmail.com

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