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NT4 Network, add iMac with printer, print from NT

I have a nice NT network with a few nodes at home. Just bought an iMac DV with Mac OS9. Just about to add an HP 812c (with USB or ||) to the iMac.

Since I'm a big WinTel guy, and my wife has only a little experience with Macs, we want to

a) hook up the iMac to the network with TCP/IP -- this seems fairly easy, I think she already has this done.

b) From one of my NT nodes, I want to PRINT to the HP 812c Printer attached to that iMac.

It would be nice to get all the steps, fairly detailed, including those for (a).

Don't need anything real fancy now, don't need file sharing (yet), just printing, very simple. Don't really want to buy any additional software for the iMac (like that "Dave" stuff), I have a standalone network print box (with 10BaseT and TCP/IP support) to make the HP printer "standalone" if that's my only other alternative.

Bob Bryla

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If the HP software doesnt support sharing then youre out of luck without Dave. You have to have something that allows you to share that printer and unless HP does it within their driver you have to have something else to do it. Thats the long and short of it. Youll have to use your standalone option.

As for a all you need to do is open your TCP/IP control panel, select your network interface (ethernet) and enter your local IP information for your LAN. I dont know what your network setup is so i cant tell you those numbers. Also make sure your Network control panel is set to ethernet as well. Just in case you later want to share files n such.
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