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Old February 8th 07, 12:39 AM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax
Alan Morris [MSFT]
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Default Computer does not recognize printer attached to another comput

have you run the network wizard on both machines? It's somewhere in the
networking control panel.

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"Johnnie" wrote in message
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Alan,
launched gpedit.msc on DAD, enabled allow print spooler to accept client
connections. went to MOM, added printer, still the printer is not
visible.

"Alan Morris [MSFT]" wrote:

Is the remote printers folder visible on DAD? If not then the RPC
endpoint
is not open to the remote clients.

This setting is supposed to be enabled (and the proper firewall ports
opened) when one shares a printer.

launch gpedit.msc on DAD

Computer, Administrative Templates, Printers
Enable
Allow Print Spooler to accept client connections

stop and start the spooler service or reboot.





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"Johnnie" wrote in message
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Alan,

Yes, the first in the list is LanMan Print Services.

"Alan Morris [MSFT]" wrote:

That's as expected

What are the network print provider order on MOM?

Control Panel, Network Connections, Advanced (up on the top menu bar),
Advanced Settings, Provider order
LanMan Print Services should be the first in the list

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"Johnnie" wrote in message
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Alan,
Yes, the group 'Everyone' shows on DAD's printer security tab. On
MOM's
it
doesn't show since I don't have a printer yet that could show the
security
tab.

"Alan Morris [MSFT]" wrote:

Is the Everyone group on the printer security tab? Turn off Simple
File
sharing to see this tab on Pro. I do not think this is viewable on
Home.

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Windows Printing Team
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"Johnnie" wrote in message
...
Paul,
1. Sharing in ON both on DAD's and MOM's.
2. I enabled the Guest accounts on both.
3. Still does not work, I have Symantec firewall and antivirus,
but
the
firewall allows file and print sharing.
4. MOM's computer can see the shared documents on DAD's (but not
the
printer), but when I try to open, an error comes up, something to
do
with
access permission.

"Paul Baker [MVP, Windows - Networking]" wrote:

There are a few things you can try, which I list in order.

I would proceed as follows. After each change, test it. If it
fails,
reboot
both machines and test it again. If it still fails, move on to
the
next
step. If it succeeds, take note of which step fixed it for the
benefit
of
others that may be in a similar situation.

1. Make sure that sharing is on, on DAD. The easiest way to do
this
is
to
use the Network Connection Wizard in All Programs Accessories

Communication.
2. Make sure that sharing is on, on MOM.
3. You may need to enable the Guest account on DAD, if there are
accounts
with no password protection. You can do this using Start
Control
Panel

User Accounts User Accounts. Was it already enabled or
disabled?
4. You may need to enable the Guest account on MOM. Was it
already
enabled
or disabled?

If it still does not work, which firewall, antivirus or
antispyware
software
do you have, and do you have any hardware that could be
interfering,
eg.
a
router?

Paul

"Johnnie" wrote in message
...
DAD's is running XP Prof, MOM's has XP Home.
DAD's printer sharing is on, has the shared hand. Printer's
name=Brother.

"Paul Baker [MVP, Windows - Networking]" wrote:

Are these both Windows XP?

if MOM can see both DAD and MOM in Network Places, you
already
did
the
hard
part. The printer should be listed in a Printers and Faxes
folder
in
the
DAD
folder. It is not?

On DAD, open Printers and Faxes, right-click on the printer
and
choose
Properties. What does it say on the Sharing page?

Paul

"Johnnie" wrote in
message
...
In trying to setup a printer on MOM's computer within the
workgroup
(MSHOME),
the computer does not see the printer that's attached to
DAD's
computer.
The
structure shows this:
- Microsoft Network Group
- DAD
- MOM
I'm expecting to see a printer under DAD that I could use,
but
there's
no
printer name. Could anyone shed some solution?

















 




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