Printing on a network

  LAPTOPBABE 23:03 22 Mar 07
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I had no problems getting my printer to print through my router, but when i tried to do my brothers it is giving this error message 'a startdocprinter is not issued'. I did the network wizard on the laptop and enabled the share printer thing. The laptop is xp media centre and the pc is xp and the printer is a lexmark x600 or some such thing. At the time there was a problem with no internet which is another story, would that make any difference?
Thanks.
Julie

  recap 12:17 23 Mar 07

Are the drivers and software loaded on your brothers system?

  LAPTOPBABE 13:21 23 Mar 07

yes they are, obviously they were already on the pc and I then put the software on the laptop before trying it. I have never come across this error message before.

  Strawballs 09:43 25 Mar 07

Did you go to start > printers & faxes > add a new printer > network printer then browes for the printer click on the printer and follow instructions?

  LAPTOPBABE 15:46 25 Mar 07

Yes i did. It seems like its going to work ok and the box comes up as if its going to start and then the error message comes up.

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