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Sharing a printer in Mac OS 9.2 with XP systems?

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Can printers be shared on a Mac running OS 9.2 so PC's running XP can print to them using IP.  I've read that this can be accomplished in OS10 using CUPS.   I know very, very little about Macs, but I have a customer using one as a print server.  Time to learn.
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Nope. Not under OS 9. I don't even think Dave for Mac will let you though I could be wrong on that. Certainly possible under OS X.
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How about the other way around.  Can Mac print to a shared XP printer?
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DAVE will permit sharing printers (PostScript) and files, both ways, between Windows & Mac environments, using TCP/IP.
http://www.thursby.com/products/dave5-spd.pdf
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Everett31,

A third party program for the other way around (Mac print to PC) :

http://ca.miramar.com/Products/PC_MACLAN/

It will allow Mac to access PC's shared folder too!!! :)

Good luck.
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