Connetion issues wi networked printers connected on XP boxes?


Vista Tester

I'm testing the 64-bit Feb 06 release. Is anybody having any problems
seeing shared networked printers which are connected to the network on XP

When I try to scan for the printers, Vista can't find em...

Zack Whittaker \(R2 Mentor\)

Can you try entering in the name or the IP address of the printer instead?
Also make sure your workgroup/domain names are matched up with the computer
the printer is connected to :blush:)

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Vista Tester

Thx for the suggestion. Unfortunately, these are just printers connected
through another PC rather than through a print server so there's no unique
IP :(

Vista Tester

Thanks - that sorta worked. As I started typing in the printer names, a
drop-down box appeared wi the names of all the printers connected to the XP
box. I suspect there's a print driver issue which I'll have to address with
the vendors (HP, Epson, and Samsung)

Vista Tester

Hmm, I think there may be a bug here. I've gotten 64-bit driver
installations from the printer vendors. Using them, everything proceeds as
though the printer is installing. However, when completed, a view of the
available printers doesn't show the installed printer :(

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