G4 on home network needs to print to a Windows Shared Printer

Posted on 2006-05-15
Last Modified: 2010-03-17
i have a home network with 2 printers, both installed on a WIN XP workstation and shared on the network.  I have a g4 running OS 9.1 and I can't figure out how to print to the shared printers.  It can access the internet and macping the router so I know it's on the network properly.  All of the other Windows based PCs on the network can print just fine.  

What do I need to install or configure to get this working?  Please let me know if you need any add'l info to assist me.  
Question by:austinringding
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    With Mac OS 9.x, you will need a third party product, such as Thursby Software's DAVE,  to print to Windows hosted printers:

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    does OSX have built in windows printing functionality?
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