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Printer Sharing

Hi Guys.

I have a HP Officejet pro K850dn, windows server 2003 enterprise, netgear fsm750 switches and cat 5e cabling.

Recently, the printer broke down, so i uninstalled the printer software from the server and ordered a replacement unit.  when it arrived, i went through the setup exactly the same as i did before (when it worked).

This time however, the printer wont share.

I go into Printers & Faxes > Printer (properties) > sharing > Share printer as "HPA3" > select "list in directory" and then click apply > ok

the little hand icon does not appear under the printer, and on next entering the printer properties, i always find the printer never shared itself.  

Any ideas?

This is really urgent, and although the solution is probably simple, its still worth 500 points to you
1 Solution
install ur tcp ip again & share ur printer
one more thing is try to share printer with other name not the same old name
Did you install it as a local printer or a network printer? It should be installed as a local printer with a TCP/IP port. Try deleting and re-creating the TCP/IP port.
1 Try uninstalling the printer software
2 reboot
3 download latest software:

4 install
5 share printer
Do you have File and Printer Sharing for Micrososft Networks installed and enabled?
NAORCAuthor Commented:
Ok them

Reinstalling TCPIP port and resharing, didnt work

Its a local printer thats shared

Have got the latest software

yes its installed, i have other printers installed and shared that work fine

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