Take the words "This is a host-based printer", you may setup the printer
using local port first and re-capture it as a network printer. This link may
Vista Print IssuesMany Vista printer issues are solved by installing the
printer as a Local ... You may need to install the Vista printer driver in
the printer server/host ...
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
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"dschaef8" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I have an HP CLJ 1600 printer connected to a Vista Business PC via USB and
> shared. I am able to install the network printer fine on my XP Media
> laptop but when I print to it the job hangs in the queue on the vista PC.
> Restarting the print spooler service usually prints the job. I have had
> lengthy discussions with HP support but they refuse to support it in that
> configuration. They keep saying "This is a host-based printer". Whatever -
> have never had trouble sharing your host-based printers in the past. They
> the problem lies with Windows and I should come here for help. I am also
> printing over a wireless network. If anyone is able to succesfully print
> this configuration, I'd love to hear from you.
> MCSE, CWNA, CWSP