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24 Feb 2011  

windows 7 64 bit

pdterp's solution works for me. I have a desktop server - WinXP 32 bit with the Canon MP780 attached - called desktopgw.

I installed the latest drivers on the XP machine and set it up to SHARE - NOTE the share name - mine is called CanonMP7.

On my laptop - Dell M6500 Win7 64bit - I added a printer, adding a new local port - called \\desktopgw\CanonMP7

Rendering print jobs on Client computers (under sharing on the Win7 machine) was automatically checked for me.

Works like a charm - it even downloaded the right drivers for me. I never had to manually install any Canon drivers on my Win7 machine.

Good luck!
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