Use Printer Connected to Comp. Running Vista

Discussion in 'macOS' started by rs7, Nov 1, 2008.

  1. rs7 macrumors regular

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    Hi. So I've been trying to print with my MacBook Aluminum to the Vista computer on my network that has a Lexmark E232 Printer attached to it. After spending over 2 hours on the phone with tech support and "specialists", I was finally able to connect to the Vista computer (or maybe I did that myself after I was off the phone?)...however, when it came to the big problem of printing to that Windows computer, the tech support people basically gave up. How can print to my printer connected to a Vista computer?

    thanks
     
  2. ltldrummerboy macrumors 68000

    ltldrummerboy

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    In XP, I just right click on the printer in Explorer and under properties tell XP to share the printer. Then under system preferences on my Mac, I go to printers and then click the "+" button to add a printer. You should then see your printer under the "Windows" tab.

    If that doesn't work, then it's probably something weird with Vista. I'm sorry, but I don't have much experience with it.
     
  3. rs7 thread starter macrumors regular

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    Already set to share :[ .
     

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