network printer problem

  wobbler 13:51 14 Jul 2006

I am trying to set up a network printer using windows XP. The network works finwe and file and printer sharing are both enabled. However when I try and "add a printer" to the remote computer I get as far as the browse for a printer box, which lists the printer, but when I click next I am asked for a password!! Never seen this before, has anyone else?

  wobbler 14:44 14 Jul 2006


  vinnyT 16:31 15 Jul 2006


  VoG II 16:32 15 Jul 2006

Have you tried just leaving the password box blank?

  wobbler 20:48 15 Jul 2006

yep tried that and still same problem

  woodchip 20:53 15 Jul 2006

Have you tried loading the printer driver on the comp you are trying to print from? I have a Samsung Laser that would not work until I did the above. You also have to choose the correct printer in drop down list when you ckoose to print

  woodchip 20:55 15 Jul 2006

The computer also as to be switched on that has the printer connected to it. and you can turn monitor off

  wobbler 21:13 15 Jul 2006

the host bcomp is on and the printer is on. On the laptop using the add printer wizard I get as far as entire network/windows network/workgroup/host comp/printer, so I can see it from the laptop, but at this point , when I select the printer I am prompted for a password.

  ade.h 21:40 15 Jul 2006

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