Wireless printing on Dell Vostro 1000 w/ XP

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On our PC, a Dell Vostro 1000, I have the same printer (Canon Pixma MP610) installed as on my MBP. It is hooked up through my AirPort Extreme and I am able to print wirelessly from my Mac but not from the PC. However, when I hook the PC up to the USB cable it will print just fine. Are PC's able to print wirelessly and I just need to change some network settings or something? Thanks in advance.
 

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They sure are - in fact, Windows handles port redirection a lot better than Mac OS X. It's one of those things that I miss about it. The problem is likely that when the printer was originally added to the XP machine, it was added as a locally connected printer. Now, we need to tell it to connect over a network. When you installed the Airport software on Windows XP, it should have installed a program called Bonjour to allow you to find and connect to the printer over the network. Did you install that software on the XP machine?
 
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Yes, the PC has Bonjour and I initially installed it while connected via USB. So great and wise guru... what does the grasshopper do next?!
 
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Just printed a test page from the Dell... WIRELESSLY! Thanks dude, thanks a lot.
 

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