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How can I set up Xerox M20 to run on my network

I am trying to set up a Xerox M20 on my network.  How do I install the printer on my server so that it can be shared by all computers on the workgrouped network.  Server is WIndows 2000 and Workstations are running XP Professional.  
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and235100Commented:
Okay - firstly disable simple file sharing on the computer that you wish to share the printer from (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307874)
(btw - has this mfd got a network port - if so - you can share it off the server - so you won;t be limited to 10 concurrent network connections - as you are on XP Pro)

Then - install your printer - logged on as an Administrator, providing the drivers at the appropriate time.
After the printer is installed - go into the properties of the printer - go to the Sharing tab - give it a share name - then set the NTFS security tab for Print permissions to Everyone. (and manage documents to everyone if you have that requirement)

Then - just add the printer to the other computers...




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and235100Commented:
I hoped that helped you.
Post back if you need anything else to do with this question.


Thank you.
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daviddouglasbrownAuthor Commented:
I spoke to soon.  I am trying to install it on the server.  I do not have a static IP address for the server or the network.  When I go to install printer on my computer, it does not see it.  I can guess the IP address and get it to run but I need to set it up without a static ip address.  Please help.
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and235100Commented:
How are you connecting the printer up?
I only ask - because if this were a "network" printer - then you could just plug it into a switch - and browse to it.

If this is usb - then I suggest plugging it directly into the server - then sharing it off the server.

Why are you installing the printer on the computer - when you should really have it installed on a server? (more concurrent connections)

Using network printers (i.e. using an onboard nic) - static IP addresses do work best - otherwise - you need to sort out a reservation range in DHCP.
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