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Windows 7: USB printer on network with 64bit !

30 Jan 2011   #1
Ash55

Win 7 pro 32 bit
 
 
USB printer on network with 64bit !

I've just installed windows 7 home prem 64 bit on my new pc.

I have a Cannon ip4500 inkjet attached to this machine via USB.

In my network I have 2 other PC's running XP pro 32 bit which are wired to the router and a Laptop running Vista 32 bit which is wireless. This set up was fine until I added 64 bit into the network.

I cannot get the other machines to see the printer and sharing is set up.

I have also installed the Driver Add-On Module from cannon on the 64 bit machine with no luck. Plus I tried to install additional x86 drivers through sharing but I just get an error.

I'm at a loss

Please move if this should be in the Drivers section?


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30 Jan 2011   #2
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

Hi there
I've an old thread about sharing printers on a mix of 64 and 32 bit systems -- it was a while back but use the search in this thread.

It doesn't matter WHAT machine the printer is attached to -- all the 32 / 64 bit machines zill be able to access it if you follow the instructions.

It's my post (post NR 3) in THIS thread

Networking from Printer attached to Win XP PC to Win 7


Cheers
jimbo
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30 Jan 2011   #3
Ash55

Win 7 pro 32 bit
 
 

Thanks but I did all of that and have done that many times before.

After a fare bit of looking around I found out I had to turn off the network password for the PC running 7 64 bit. Even if I put in the user name and correct password it didn't work.

All working fine now and all machines can print.
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