Shared Windows Printer, Can't Find the Driver

Discussion in 'macOS' started by takeitt, Oct 14, 2007.

  1. takeitt macrumors newbie

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    I'm trying to set up a shared windows printer in OSX 10.4. The printer is a Lexmark X84 but there is no driver listed for it, I'm not sure how I would go about finding the driver I need for it. I downloaded the driver from Lexmark but it wants to install it as though the printer is currently installed on the Mac, when it isn't. Any ideas?

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  2. MisterMe macrumors G4

    MisterMe

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    #2
    The Lexmark X83 is listed by The Linux Foundation as a paperweight. Your printer is not listed at all. This means that your only alternative is to setup your Windows machine as a PostScript print server for your printer. You may access it from your Mac as a networked generic PostScript printer.
     

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