Can the Vista machine ping the netgear device?
I think netgear has there own port monitor for XP
Is there any information on whether the device supports LPD? If it does and
you can ping the device, create a Standard TCP/IP. You will need configure
the port in LPR mode using the queue name the device LPD supports. And
enable byte counting if needed.
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"Tom Ferguson" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> The Netgear website does not mention that that print server is Vista
> compatible. However, I see nothing in the specification that would lead to
> it not being compatible. But whatta I know?? ;-)
> At the very least, you will need Vista drivers for your printer. Do you
> install by running the installation wizard for network printers or from
> its "web page"? I'm not familiar with that device.
> Perhaps Alan Morris will have some thoughts.
> MSMVP 1998-2007
> "RonR" <u44629@uwe> wrote in message news:86856b121ec30@uwe...
>>I have 3 computers sharing a printer through a Netgear print server -
>> The three print fine - they run Windows XP. Now I want to add a Windows
>> computer. However, the Vista computer does not "see" the print server. Do
>> need to attach the print server directly to the Vista machine for
>> installation and then go back to the traditional setup w/ the Print
>> Server as
>> a network device?