Problem Printer Sharing

I have a thermal printer in my office which I want to share on a network. It is installed fine on the local printer and I can print to it ok from that (so all connections, wires are ok). I have shared it etc on the network and I can see it when adding it on another PC. I try printing to it and it is sent to the printer and is in the queue but it just wont print, it says 'error - printing paused'. What could it be? Thanks.

  northumbria61 16:15 18 Apr 12

Open Start>Control Panel>Printers & Faxes and double click your printer. Find the print job that is paused, right click it and select restart. If it doesn't print within about 5 minutes, go back to Printers & Faxes and cancel (stop, delete, whatever it takes to make it go away :), turn off your printer and turn it on again, and then reopen whatever you wanted to print and do it again.

I have tried all those things you suggested already.

  northumbria61 16:29 18 Apr 12

Have you checked to see if your Printer is "Offline" ?

  Woolwell 17:03 18 Apr 12

Drivers installed on the other computer?

Yes the most up to date drivers are installed on both PCs and it is not 'offline'. Any more suggestions?

  KRONOS the First 08:36 19 Apr 12

Anything here? Printer problems.

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