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Can't see network printer

Posted on 2008-10-31
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I was trying to add a printer to a Vista laptop. Other boxes can see it on the network. From the laptop, its IP address can be pinged and a drive is mapped to that IP address but no printer appears to be visible in Explorer and cannot be found in the add printer wizard. What could be the reason?
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Does the printer show up when go to network -> and then your computer? From both the computer your on aswell as other ones on the network. Oh and do you have share printers enabled??
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AFAICR the printer is shared via the machine 'SERVER', which is visible to other boxes on the network, but not the laptop, although that has a drive mapped to SERVER
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