Printer Question

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by Hylekmi, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. Hylekmi macrumors regular

    Dec 8, 2010
    Hey guys i have a question. I am in college and i am trying to set up my wireless printer. When i go to add it in the system preferences I see a bunch of other printers with the same model number but next to it it says @(persons name)'s macbook? I was wondering what that was and how i could set that up. I cannot Figure out how to add my printer to the network so i am going to call the IT department tomorrow. Thanks for the help!
  2. dontwalkhand macrumors 601


    Jul 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    Turn off printer sharing on @that person's MacBook. It is an annoying issue when people have their printers set to be shared on the network, so now I have 100 different printers to choose from, that are only available when their MacBook is around.

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