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I can see the PC, but PC can't see iBook

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i could have swore that this has been posted before. I got home and i networked my pc and my iBook. I can see all the shared files on the PC. the iBook shows up in network neighborhood on the PC, but when i go to open it, it says that i do not have permission. i have turned file-sharing. what could be the problem? also, i can see the printer, also shared from the PC, and i was able to get it to show up in the print menu for text editor. I tried to print, but nothing ever came out. any ideas?
 
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what kind of file is it? have you tried printing out of another app?
 
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it was a .rtf. i tried an image and nothing either. it is shared out. i have it in my printer list, nothing will print though
 
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what kind of printer is it and how is it setup in the printer setup utility? also, in sharing preferences, make sure that in services that windows sharing is on.
 
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this is what is happening.


it will only get 64k of the file and sit there.

it is shared out and printer sharing is turned on the PC. it is an HP PSC 1315
 
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on the mac, in printer setup, what is it set as? also, note that in the pages, it says n/a, make sure you enter an amount of pages to be printed and see if thats not it, I know it sounds stupid, but its possible, not that you're stupid.
 
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here is the window that comes up when i go to print.



home is the name of the shared printer. nothing looks wrong. the exclamation mark is because the computer that has the printer on it is currently off.
 
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is your ibook wireless? have you tried configuring the ip address of the pc to be within the range of your ibooks ip? in printer setup utility on the mac, when you click add printer, what does the printer show up as? is it set to usb or windows printing, or what?
 
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i think i have it figured out. i am going to have to hook the printer up to the iBook later and install it so that i can get the drivers. hopefully that works. i will let you know what happens.

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is your ibook wireless? have you tried configuring the ip address of the pc to be within the range of your ibooks ip? in printer setup utility on the mac, when you click add printer, what does the printer show up as? is it set to usb or windows printing, or what?
yes it is wireless

not sure how to do the ip thing

it shows up as windows printing.
 
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it didnt work, i am calling HP later.
 
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called hp, they cant help with sharing. i have un-installed the printer, to clear out the print job from the iBook. now i can not re-install it. i will update as this PC problem works out
 
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i bought a print server, it didnt work, i guess the printer i have is a piece o crap. i gave up and if i need to print anything i will pull it off the network and print from my F***en PC ARGHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!
 
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