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Printer file not found

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I sometimes use my PowerBook 5300 as a printer server for my Performa 640.  I connect my StyleWriter to the PB and turn on printer share.  The 2 computers are linked via Farallon's AirDock.  When I open the chooser in the 640 and select the printer, "Shared Printer" appears on the right.  I select this.  Then when I print a document from the 640, the document spools but then I get an error message that says "File not found".  This happened to me one other time but I forget what I did to fix it.
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Do you have a copy of the Stylewriter printer driver on both computers?

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crashoverride earned 50 total points
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try to connect the two computers via regular apple talk and check to make shure the air dock is aple talk compatible if it is not that is problaly the prob
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by:Quackerback
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If I switch to Appletalk from LocalTalk Bridge, I'll lose my ethernet connection.  I did not used to have this problem so I know I should not have to switch connections.

I will have to look into Rifty's question about the driver.  It could be that I lost the driver on the 640 for some reason.  
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