Printer Configuration

By vivek
Nov 23, 2003
  1. Hello

    I am facing a printer configuration problem for my MD's Laptop.
    Laptop is with WinXp Operating system configured locally.

    I have a printer which is configurd on a m/c which in Domain.I have configures that printer to my MD's laptop , now when MD takes away the laptop for home, then that printer gets Disconnected , where as when laptop is connected again to network still the printer is in disconnected mode , then i need to delet it and again configur it for MD. This has happend for 3 to 4 time or more than that , i would like to get help to from to configure printer in such way that when ever MD Connects laptop To my net work printer configured should get Enabled.

    Hopeing for Reply very soon


  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 8,165

    Try a dedicated printserver like the Netgear PS110 which takes up to 2 printers (parallel cables). The printserver itself connects to your hub/switch/router, as is your laptop and other PCs.
    This way, the printer will always be available as soon as you reconnect your laptop, due to the driver that is installed on the laptop (and other PCs) for this printserver.
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...

Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.