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help for setup nt shared printer for macintosh

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there was a communication error between mac and nt shared printer as installed service for macintosh on NT.

Does it need to install nt server as a appletalk router?

What's purpose of appletalk router for mac client?
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Which version of NT?
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Window NT server 4.0
Mac OS 8.1

How to ensure mac client connect nt shared printer using appletalk protocal corectly?
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First off 8.1 is WAY old and NT 4 aparrently has bugs in its appleshare services. Between the two youre fighting an uphill battle. Have you tried www.macwindows.com?
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I am confused why mac can access nt shared folder but printing failure.

Does appletalk work properly?
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As i mentioned aboce, NT 4 aparrently has some bugs in its appleshare services. Those are fixed in 2k. Im sure there are also bugs in 8.1 which are compounding your problems. Most, if not all the bugs in 8.1 have been fixed in 8.5, 9.2.2, and OS X. Youre using very old software.
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