Re: Remote Printer Problem
On Sep 19, 7:54 am, MikeM <Mi...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> I did as you instructed and downloaded the file
> 20070128170053390_CLP-550_GDI_Vista.exe from the site. When I installed it,
> it created a local printer on the Vista machine. I removed that one and
> tried to install the remote printer. It failed in the same was as originally.
> BTW, I think I already had the driver installed because the install program
> said it was repairing it.
> "Malke" wrote:
> > MikeM wrote:
> > > I have a Samsung CLP-550 attached to an XP MCE machine and it works properly.
> > > When I attempt to access it from another machine that is running Vista
> > > Premium, it doesn't show on the list of printers. I then;
> > > Open Control Panel->Printers
> > > Add a Network Printer. This shows the SamsungColor on SRV (its shared)
> > > When I try to add it, I'm told to install the printer driver
> > > I accept UAC and the install attempts to connect to the remote printer
> > > I get a dialog saying that it it Connecting to.. then,
> > > I get an error that "Windows cannot connect to the printer. There is not
> > > enough memory to complete this operation. Close programs and try again."
> > > I suspect the message is bogus since the Vista machine has 2gb of memory and
> > > the XP machine has 1gb available.
> > Go to Samsung's website and download Vista drivers for the printer.
> > Install them on your Vista machine. Now do the Add/Printer routine.
> > Since you see the printer when you go through the Add Printer wizard, I
> > assume that you have properly set up file/printer sharing between the XP
> > MCE and Vista machines. If you are uncertain about this, review the
> > information at this link:
> > Malke
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The Vista drivers for our MC.... printers came with a manual which
tells users to select "local printer" during installation in Vista,
and not "network printers" which Microsoft thinks to be similar to
those on their MSN.