Problems printing to a Vista Network Printer

  cyberphobic 15 Aug 07
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I have a Brother MFC-215C printer attached to a desktop PC running Vista Ultimate (recently upgraded from XP Pro)and I can print from that PC to the printer. I have a part wired/part wireless network with 2 other desktops and 4 laptops and I could previously print from all of themto the Brother printer.I have now deleted the XP drivers, and loaded the correct Vista drivers, I have enabled "allow file and printer sharing" in the firewall settings, I have ticked all the right buttons in the "Network and Sharing Center" and I can get to the point, when adding a printer, where I enter the username and password of the PC attached to the printer - and then I get this message - the credentials supplied are not sufficient to access this printer, do you want to specify new credentials? Not sure where to go from here, can anyone assist?

  cyberphobic 16 Aug 07

Having reviewd everything once again, I found that the Firewall settings had defaulted, I once again enabled File and Print sharing and also "Network Discovery". I then re-added the printer as a Network printer rather than a local printer and hey presto all of a sudden it worked!

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