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Tweak_92

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hey peoplez,
im having trouble with my network. a couple of computers are linked up and there is 1 wireless computer. in can go on the net but just wont print the other computers will print but i just dont have any idea. does any1 have any idea? :confused:
 
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#2
A few questions that might help:

Have you installed the printer on this machine?
Does it have windows XP?
Can you browse files on the main PC from the one you are having trouble with?


One last tip - try going Start, Run and then type in services.msc
Go down the list and check that "Print Spooler" is set to automatic on the PC that you are having trouble with.
 
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What OS are you on?

I have a wireless net with printing OK on XP. You'll need to go to Add printer on the 'printers and faxes' option of the start menu. Then find the printer, just use the pc it's directly connected to to give it a simple name, I used 'printer' and then you should be able to just specify the path. eg \\computername\printername
where the computer name is the name of the directly connected pc.
Also make sure that the directly connected computer is turned on when printing!

Unless you don't have a pc directly connected and are using a print server, in which case I have no experience.
 

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i have xp. the peinter is on the other computer that is conected to the wireless router. i can brouse files on the other computer from the wireless but wont print. i can print from the other computer though. and the printer is detected. it use to print...
 

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You must have the printer installed on all the computer and normaly the computer that the printer is conneceted to must be turned on to print.
 

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Wait one computer is wireless is this the only computer that is not printing?
 

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#10
can that computer get online???
 

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Yeah, he said in his first post it can go online. Try removing the printer and then installing it again on the problem machine - also check that it is the default printer or that you are selecting it when you print.