01-24-2008, 10:21 AM #1First post here, very new to the Mac world but loving it
I am only one month into the MAC world using iMAC 20"/2.4gHz/3GB RAM and let me tell you I am loving it..I have a question about wireless networking.
Currently have iMAC, brother network printer (MFC 7820N), PC desktop (WIN XP). All are connected wirelessly thru D-LINK 802.11g/2.4GHz wireless router. Here is my setup. High speed modem into the router; and Ethernet connection out to the Printer. I am connecting wirelessly from iMAC (thru Airport) and on the PC thru a wireless card (Netgear).
Here is my problem(s): I can connect to the internet from both machines no problems; I can print from iMAC to the printer without problem BUT I can't print from the PC and I can't see my iMAC on the PC and I can't see my PC on the iMAC
Can someone help? I really don't want to change my setup if possible (see above)..
Many thanks for you help for this newbie !!!
01-25-2008, 02:33 PM #2
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Sounds firewall related. Turn off XP firewall or whatever internet security suite you may be running to test connectivity.
I know you're new to Mac and all but doesn't it seem more like a problem with the PC to you?
01-25-2008, 03:27 PM #3
congrats on the new imac, that's a nice machine.
you may want to check here for your questions. if you post a question there it will probably get a fast and thorough response...
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01-25-2008, 03:39 PM #4
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hate to ask but is it shown as a shared printer on both computers.
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