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Network instalation i am trying to install the program on one computer, the printer is on another on a home ethernetwork, the printer is shared and shows on the network map, but isnt an option on the instalation,,under lan,, please help

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Hi
u know IP ADDRESS OF SYSTEM WITH WHICH SHARED PRINTER CONNECTED.THEN GO TO START MENU RUN UTILITY
THEN RUN THAT IP ADDRESS PRESS ENTER
U GET YOUR SHARED PRINTER THEN RIGHT CLICK IT AND CONNECT IT THEN PRESS YES TO INSTALL PRINTER.
YOUR PRINTER IS CONNECTED .
BYE

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Hmmm..ok...i'm assuming you can see that printer through your workstation, right? then the reason the lan can't is due to the sharing settings for the printer. open it under printers, and set the sharing,

let me know if that helps you

Posted on Mar 23, 2008

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