Re: Vista Network Printer Attachment Problem
The problem stopped happening out of nothing.
The problem was the wrong driver was installed and after all the tryouts I
forgot one driver on the machine. When I took it off, the machine started
Anyway, thanks a lot guys.
"PhantomEngineer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> escreveu na mensagem
> Hi Palula-
> I am sorry, I am running out of ideas for you too. Just to clarify, I
> take it you tried, as a test of the printer and drivers, adding the
> printer with direct USB connections, installing the universal printer
> driver to each of the two machines, and the printer would not work from
> either machine, even with a direct connection. So, assuming you are
> selecting the right port when you add the printer (that is, if you
> select "USB001" you are not actually plugged into "USB002"), since it's
> direct and still not printing we can eliminate the issue with "sharing"
> of the printers. So there could either be something wrong with the
> printer (not likely- but did it ever work before?) or the driver. As a
> last ditch effort I would try using the WinXP 1.54.11 version (if it's
> 32-bit, other wise try the 64-bit one) with the XP machine and see if
> that works with the direct connection, and then try the Vista driver
> 3.01 with a direct connection on the Vista machine. If they both now
> work with the direct connections, now try adding the network printer
> from the Vista machine using the drivers that have already been
> installed. If that doesn't work, try the universal driver on the XP
> machine and try again (though I would not expect that to help, because
> you already tried that driver with the direct XP machine connection).
> If all of these configurations fail, try the printer on another (third)
> machine to see if it's just a bad printer. Sorry but that is all I can
> think of. Maybe someone else has an idea....Good luck!