Windows 2000 and Printer Sharing

  Sebby 17:40 28 Feb 2003
Locked

I have a computer with Windows 2000 Professional installed, that has a shared EPSON printer installed. I then have 3 XP clients and 1 Win 98 SE.

The Windows 2000 logon causes problems because obviously you cannot print to the shared printer unless you are logged on to the client under the same username and password.

Is there any way around this (except changing operating system ;-))?

Many thanks.

  Sebby 18:15 28 Feb 2003

Excellent, thanks very much.

I'll give it a go...

  Sebby 17:45 01 Mar 2003

Hi,

I've just tried this and at first it didn't work. I added all the users on the network onto the 2000 box and then under 'Security' in printer options added each one of these.

As this didn't work, I removed them all and added "NETWORK" instead, which has worked for my 3 XP clients, but the Win 98 SE machine obviously can't use the printer. What should I do?

Thanks.

  Sebby 11:10 02 Mar 2003

Thanks, I'll give this a go!

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

WPA2 hack: How secure is your Wi-Fi?

Microsoft Surface Book 2 hands-on review – bigger and 5x faster

Best kids apps for iPhone & iPad

Que faire si son iPhone ou iPad est tombé dans de l'eau ?