Re: Shared Printer Problems with Windows Firewall



Alan Morris
07-09-2005, 10:29 PM
Verify that the scope of the File and Printer sharing exception is set for
all computers

Select Exceptions, File and Printer Sharing, Edit, Change Scope

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Alan Morris
Windows Printing Team
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"SoCalJay" <SoCalJay@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:36C3FA6A-56DD-4567-80F1-D521BF9A98F5@microsoft.com...
> Greetings,
>
> Here's my setup and delima;
>
> I have a Linksys Wireless Broadband Router with a PC and Laptop both
> connected via Wireless. The PC has a printer shared on it. When I
attempt
> to print from the laptop to the shared PC printer with Windows Firewall
> Enabled, I am unable to do so -- the status on my laptopn for the printer
is
> "Unable to Connect". I have verified the exception option of "File
Printer
> and Sharing" is enabled under the Windows Firewall Exception settings on
the
> PC with the shared printer. When I disable the Windows Firewall on the PC
> with the shared printer, I can print fine. It's a pain to have to disable
> the firewall on the PC every time I need to print something from my
laptop.
>
> Any ideas?


Re: Shared Printer Problems with Windows Firewall