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Old 09-21-2010, 04:18 PM
Tony Pursell
 
Default getting the proper port number for a printer on aWindows machine to use as a network printer

On Tue, 2010-09-21 at 10:47 -0500, Scott Berry wrote:
> I am wondering if anyone here can tell me how to find the port number
> for a networked printer on a Windows machine. I need this so I can
> make a connection to the Windows Vista machine with the printer on it.
> I am going through system/Administrator/Print and then click on Server
> then New and then finding Windows van Samba and checking there.
> Thanks so much for your help.

I just have

smb://<workgroupname/<pcname>/<printername>

to access the printer on my wife's laptop running XP (System >
Administration > Printing > Add > Network printer found it for me)


Tony




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