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How can the HP LaserJet 3100 (All-in-One) be set up as a shared printer in a Windows 95 peer-to-peer network?
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Host PC:

1. Go to Start, Settings, and Printers.
2. Go into the Properties for the HP LaserJet 3100 and then to the Sharing tab.
3. Click on Shared As and give the printer a distinctive name (ex: Local HP).
Click OK.
4. Close the Printers window.

Remote PC:

1. Double click on Network Neighborhood.
2. Locate the host PC and double click on it.
3. Locate the printer in the new window and highlight it.
4. Click on File and then on Capture Printer Port.
5. Select an LPT port higher than LPT1 (ex: LPT2)
6. Click on OK and close out all remaining Network Neighborhood windows.
7. Go to Start, Settings, Printers.
8. Go into the Properties window for the HP LaserJet 3100  and then to the Details Tab.
9. Where it says Print To The Following Port, select the LPT port you chose in step 5.
(ex: LPT2).
10. Click on OK and close out the Printers Window.
11. Bring up a short file and try printing.

NOTE: Control Program functions will be limited and a communication error may be displayed at all remote locations.
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by:coyoteca
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Thank you! The HP printer driver puts an error icon on the taskbar, indicating that the computer can't receive data from the shared HP 3100 printer on the host computer, but this can be removed in each session.
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