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Printing from WinXP to Win98, Connect ok print Not ok

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Anonymous
April 21, 2004 2:44:22 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

Hi all,

I work for a local library and we just go some WinXP computers. We connected
them to the network for internet access and to access a shared printer on a
Win98 computer. We can access the internet, we can see the other computers
on the network and we can connect to the printer on the Win98 computer.
However, when we go to print a test page from the WinXP computer to the
Win98 it gives an error and ask if I want to run the print troubleshooter.
This works fine when printing from other Win98 computers. Any ideas what
could be wrong?

Rui

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Anonymous
April 22, 2004 12:45:46 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

I found the answer, it was the drivers for the printer.


"Township of East Hanover" <someone@somewhere.com> wrote in message
news:CuqdnfG9Qf5aFRvdRVn-tw@garden.net...
> Hi all,
>
> I work for a local library and we just go some WinXP computers. We
connected
> them to the network for internet access and to access a shared printer on
a
> Win98 computer. We can access the internet, we can see the other computers
> on the network and we can connect to the printer on the Win98 computer.
> However, when we go to print a test page from the WinXP computer to the
> Win98 it gives an error and ask if I want to run the print troubleshooter.
> This works fine when printing from other Win98 computers. Any ideas what
> could be wrong?
>
> Rui
>
>
!