Windows XP Printer Problems
Posted on 2004-09-01
I have two computers running windows XP, and they are both connected thru a wireless router (linksys). The printer (Canon I850) connected thru a parallel cabe and the Xerox laser printer conntected using another parrallel connection. The problem i'm having is that for some reason out of the blue the computer 2 cannot connect to the printers. It says that either the name has been entered incorectly or that it cant find the printer I tried to uninstall and reinstall, even tried to reboot and it doesnt work. I cant connect to computer #2 but i cant connect to the printers, even though i can see them ( and yes they are shared) they were working yesterday but all of the sudden decided not to work today. If you try to print directly from the Computer it is connected to it works fine, but wont print over the network. Could this be a permissions problem? The firewall is not enabled, and the printers are shared and i can see them but cant connect to it. Could this be a SP2 bug?