The printer sharing issue in Workgroup network.
Posted on 2014-09-15
We have a workgroup network. I tried to set up a printer, connecting to a Win7 desktop called "PRN-PC", to be a network printer so our auditor can print through it when he visits our office. I set up 'Everyone' in both the Sharing and Security to have all Full rights.
The auditor's laptop is a Win7 as well and it joins to his company domain.
On his laptop, I can see our Win7 desktop "PRN-PC" icon listed under the Network folder but when I double clicked it, it gave me an error saying 'Access denied'... As the result, I'm not able to install the printer on the laptop.
That, to me, just doesn't make any sense since I already allow "Everyone" to share and have FULL access to that printer. What could be wrong?