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Re: [vox-tech] [OT] Re: sharing a printer with samba



On Fri, Feb 01, 2008 at 01:56:48PM -0800, Henry House wrote:
> My housemate, however, can't locate the printer under
> Windows XP using the provided wizard for "setting up a network printer".
> The expected share HOME/SAMBA/xerox (the name of the printer as shown on
> my machine) does not appear in the wizard's network browser; entering it
> manually also failed.

Try:

  \\HOME\SAMBA\xerox

... with two backslashes to indicate that the path is on the network,
followed by single backslashes for DOS-style path separators.

-Mark
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