Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: printer sharing grrr.pos ZA problem?

  1. #1
    That'd Get Ruined! keef247's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Brownsville
    Posts
    1,269
    Thanks
    79
    Thanked
    9 times in 8 posts
    • keef247's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Its a laptop so no idea lol
      • CPU:
      • the new 2.4GHz Macbook unibody
      • Memory:
      • 4GB DDR3 1066MHz Corsair XMS
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Samsung Spinpoint SATA2
      • Graphics card(s):
      • nVidia 9400M 256MB GDDR3
      • PSU:
      • laptop :P
      • Case:
      • New Macbook Unibody
      • Operating System:
      • OS X Yosemite
      • Monitor(s):
      • 1280x800 LED 13.3 macbook screen
      • Internet:
      • 16mb sky uncapped package... currently around 6-8mb down my road but still 652k is fasssst:D

    Question printer sharing grrr.pos ZA problem?

    I'm getting well angry.I've done this years ago on sygate but not zone alarm...
    basically the pc in the other room with the printer is just using windows firewall...
    i've allowed it to share the printer given it a normal short name...
    then gone into this pc and looked and it finds the pc but not the printer:|
    and then i added all the ip addresses on my router to trusted and made sure the zone alarm settings were on high and the second one medium:S
    and i can't get it to pick up the printer.
    its on usb if that makes a difference:S
    Quote Originally Posted by Fraz regarding the Apple Mighty Mouse
    I just got so fed up with this thing for it's crappy erratically working scroll ball and poor right-click detection that I just threw it against a wall and it exploded.

    Good riddance. Wish I'd done it about a year ago.

  2. #2
    Splash
    Guest

    Re: printer sharing grrr.pos ZA problem?

    Is file and printer sharing enabled through Windows Firewall? Are both PCs in the same workgroup?

    Also - if you're as angry as you say about this I strongly recommend chilling out a bit. High blood pressure is really bad for you, especially at this time of year

  3. #3
    That'd Get Ruined! keef247's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Brownsville
    Posts
    1,269
    Thanks
    79
    Thanked
    9 times in 8 posts
    • keef247's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Its a laptop so no idea lol
      • CPU:
      • the new 2.4GHz Macbook unibody
      • Memory:
      • 4GB DDR3 1066MHz Corsair XMS
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Samsung Spinpoint SATA2
      • Graphics card(s):
      • nVidia 9400M 256MB GDDR3
      • PSU:
      • laptop :P
      • Case:
      • New Macbook Unibody
      • Operating System:
      • OS X Yosemite
      • Monitor(s):
      • 1280x800 LED 13.3 macbook screen
      • Internet:
      • 16mb sky uncapped package... currently around 6-8mb down my road but still 652k is fasssst:D

    Re: printer sharing grrr.pos ZA problem?

    lol.I'm not as angry as you think.haha just want to print some pictures as got a set of new cartridges and 50 sheets of photo paper and i was excited till this happened lol.
    Quote Originally Posted by Fraz regarding the Apple Mighty Mouse
    I just got so fed up with this thing for it's crappy erratically working scroll ball and poor right-click detection that I just threw it against a wall and it exploded.

    Good riddance. Wish I'd done it about a year ago.

  4. #4
    That'd Get Ruined! keef247's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Brownsville
    Posts
    1,269
    Thanks
    79
    Thanked
    9 times in 8 posts
    • keef247's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Its a laptop so no idea lol
      • CPU:
      • the new 2.4GHz Macbook unibody
      • Memory:
      • 4GB DDR3 1066MHz Corsair XMS
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Samsung Spinpoint SATA2
      • Graphics card(s):
      • nVidia 9400M 256MB GDDR3
      • PSU:
      • laptop :P
      • Case:
      • New Macbook Unibody
      • Operating System:
      • OS X Yosemite
      • Monitor(s):
      • 1280x800 LED 13.3 macbook screen
      • Internet:
      • 16mb sky uncapped package... currently around 6-8mb down my road but still 652k is fasssst:D

    Re: printer sharing grrr.pos ZA problem?

    fie/printer sharing is on but not in the sameworkgroup no...
    never mattered before;S
    Quote Originally Posted by Fraz regarding the Apple Mighty Mouse
    I just got so fed up with this thing for it's crappy erratically working scroll ball and poor right-click detection that I just threw it against a wall and it exploded.

    Good riddance. Wish I'd done it about a year ago.

  5. #5
    Hello :)
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    bridlington, east yorkshire
    Posts
    494
    Thanks
    11
    Thanked
    11 times in 11 posts
    • ionicle's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus A8N SLi Premium
      • CPU:
      • AMD Athlon 64 4200+ 939
      • Memory:
      • 2Gb Samsung DDR400
      • Storage:
      • 1x 80Gb Samsung SATA-2, 1x Hitachi 500GB SATA-2
      • Graphics card(s):
      • ATi Radeon HD3650
      • PSU:
      • Akasa 400W Paxpower
      • Case:
      • Akasa Mirrage 62
      • Operating System:
      • Microsoft Windows Vista
      • Monitor(s):
      • Hyundai 22" 1680x1050
      • Internet:
      • Pipex 8mbps unlimited up/down 19.99 a month

    Re: printer sharing grrr.pos ZA problem?

    make them the same workgroup, just to eliminate the possibility that that could be the problem

  6. #6
    Pedandic mo-fo IAmATeaf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    South of the Watford Gap!
    Posts
    896
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    11 times in 11 posts
    • IAmATeaf's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus P5Q Deluxe
      • CPU:
      • Q6600@3.25
      • Memory:
      • 4 x 2GB Corsair 6400C5DHX XMS2
      • Storage:
      • 2 x 0.5TB 7200.12, 2 x 1.5TB 7200.11
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Gigabyte GTX460 OC
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX520
      • Case:
      • Lian Li PC6089B
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 Pro x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Samsung T240 24"
      • Internet:
      • 6Mb ADSL Max

    Re: printer sharing grrr.pos ZA problem?

    Try disabling both firewalls and then enable them in turn to try and isolate where the problem is, then you'll need to work through on that machine to open things up till the printer can be browsed.

  7. #7
    Registered+
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    62
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    2 times in 2 posts

    Re: printer sharing grrr.pos ZA problem?

    I sounds like there is still a problem but have you manually tried adding the printer?

    Start, run, \\compname\printer will do the trick if its there

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. XFX 6800GT Problem
    By nvisage in forum SCAN.care@HEXUS
    Replies: 45
    Last Post: 07-08-2006, 12:28 AM
  2. cant get printer to work
    By flankker in forum Help! Quick Relief From Tech Headaches
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 21-08-2005, 10:21 AM
  3. Internet connection sharing... sharing
    By MDC in forum Networking and Broadband
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 28-04-2004, 09:51 PM
  4. printer / file sharing help
    By petrefax in forum Networking and Broadband
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 04-03-2004, 02:48 PM
  5. print sharing probs
    By philip41 in forum Networking and Broadband
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 01-12-2003, 05:35 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •