Printer sharing

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Aug 11 01:50:41 UTC 2011

On 08/09/2011 06:44 AM, G. wrote:
> I am trying to share a Canon MP 250 attached to a windows 7 computer.
> I have tried ipp as well as Samba.  It appears the problem is W7 does
> not recognize the password.  I can share files back and forth just
> fine.
> In ipp I entered  in host and printers/Canon (the name
> I gave the printer on the W7 machine).

What version of Win7? Win7 Home Premium does not support IPP and you
need to use http instead.

> In Samba WORKGROUP/  I have tried using
> HomeGroup which is the W7 configuation.  I have tried dropping the
> :631.
> In each instance when it asks for a user name and password, I am told
> the password may be incorrect.

Is the Win7 printer marked as shared? When you try to login are you
using the Win7 username + password?

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