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connect to printer on Windows network (Mac)

by walch / August 16, 2006 6:44 AM PDT

I'm fairly new to Macs. Anyway, I wirelessly connect to the internet at home. The printer that is shared through the network is connected to my brother's computer and is shared through the network.

I tried setting up the printer through system preferences (its a lexmark x5250) but the printer wasn't on the list, so I tried downloading drivers, but that didn't help. Before, it would "print" and go through the windows machine, but nothing came out the printer (this was when i set the printer as a generic). After i got the drivers, it would just say printer error.

Someone help? Give some step by step pointers on what to do? Thanks.

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