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Getting Vista connected network printer working with Mac!

by hcanni819 / September 2, 2010 10:29 AM PDT


Having some major problems with this, spent hours already!

I have a Windows Vista PC, connected to a wireless network, and I'm trying to get my Epson SX200 printer to print from my MacBook running OS X 10.5.7.

I have been through all the settings as found on other forums, and even got it to the stage where I printed something. However, when I restarted the MacBook, I get the following error message: 'Unable to connect to CIFS host, will retry in 60 seconds..'

This is making me tear my hair out, anyone know what could fix this? I would appreciative of any ideas at all!


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Just a link, comment.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 2, 2010 10:39 AM PDT
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by hcanni819 / September 2, 2010 11:00 AM PDT
In reply to: Just a link, comment.

Thanks for that speedy response. and the link.. although it is one that I came across earlier in my investigations.

I've had another read through but I don't think its helped in any way. I redone the smb links but it comes up with the same error message..

Any more ideas? Sad

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Plan b.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 2, 2010 8:56 PM PDT
In reply to: Nooo

Put the printer on the Apple and have Vista connect to its share.

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