Windows Network Printer Issue

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by danny159, Nov 28, 2009.

  1. danny159 macrumors newbie

    Nov 28, 2009

    I have a new Macbook Pro, and I also have a desktop PC, with windows 7 on it, 2 other mac laptops and 2 other Winodws laptops in the house.

    Total of 6 computers,

    My windows 7 PC, is connected to a printer and set-up to network...

    I tryed to add the networked printer to my Macbook Pro, but I keep getting the following Error:

    Screen shot 2009-11-28 at 12.52.10.png

    Does anyone know how I can fix it?
    All the other Windows PC's connect to it fine.

  2. boatski macrumors regular

    Oct 16, 2008
    What printer is it? I got the $100 free printer from apple for the school discount. I called Canon and they said that I couldn't have my printer connected via usb to a PC and print from my mac even if that printer is shared. I tried a few things and never got it to work.

    I took it back and got a Wifi printer and then everything worked just fine. You may just have to get a wifi printer.
  3. danny159 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 28, 2009
    Its an EPSON Stylus Photo R285, I am a photographer and use it to print my photos.

    Oh, maybe you cant do it then :'(


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