08-31-2009, 11:16 AM #1
macbook pro wireless printing issues
- Member Since
- Aug 31, 2009
Just taken the plunge and bought my first mac, a macbook pro running Snow Leopard.
Can someone please tell me how to get my mbp to talk to my netgear wgps606 wireless print server? I connected to my netgear wireless router almost straight away (after a slight issue with the passkey) but am unable to set up the netgear print server because the setup disk wont play on my mbp !
I did some research and found instructions from the netgear site for the wgps606, but this involved pinging the server from the mbp...which i dont know how to do wirelessly !! is there a method of setting up the mbp to do this?
Can anyone help ? Please?
08-31-2009, 05:48 PM #2
- Member Since
- Jan 27, 2009
- New York, NY
- 17" MacBook Pro, 2.5 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor, 2 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, not unibody
One important thing: go into System Preferences > Sharing and make sure Printer Sharing is enabled. When it is, try to print something. A dialog should come up. In the dropdown menu next to "Printer:", select "Add Printer...". Usually my network printers are under "Default" in the window that comes up.
Hope that helps.
17" MacBook Pro, OSX 10.6.2 Snow Leopard
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