printer sharing

  Haggie 14:07 22 Aug 2004
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i'm trying to set "sharing" in the printer options. in sharing i select the "shared-as" option, which defaults the printer name to epson. but when i click on " Add " to add permissions i get the message " you cannot view the list of users at this time. please try again later".
now my desktop & laptop can happily file transfer no probs both see each other ok. but i just can't get the printer selected as sharing which is conected to the desktop to allow the laptop to print to it.

any ideas???

  mosfet 20:48 22 Aug 2004

On the PC not with a printer connected,you need to add a printer first,not share,& select network printer.On PC with a printer connected,share the printer.

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