print from DOS apps using jetdirect 500x
Posted on 2003-10-23
I have client with a small Windows network using TCP/IP, NETBEUI, IPX/SPX sharing printers through a HP Jetdirect 500x. Here's the problem: All these computers are sometimes off the network, so printer sharing through a workstation is not a solution. Two computers are WIn2k/WinXP. They can print Windows apps no problem and DOS apps using the "net use" command line. The remaining two machines are Win98. Windows apps print fine, but I have been unable to print from DOS apps wiith either of these machines. The client says it worked fine before he got the blaster worm on the two Win2K/XP machines. I really need some help on this one. The client does not have the tech or user manuals for the jetdirect. I HAVE to get this DOS print problem resolved in the next two or three days. It is worth 500 points to whoever helps me.