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09-13-2006, 01:58 AM
Hi guys, I'm on 10.4.7 and I want to my HP LJ 1150 with my XP machine. I enabled printer sharing for the printer, Windows sharing, and created an account for the XP to log into. When I try to print something from XP, nothing comes out of the printer but OS X's printer app it says job completed. Any ideas? Thanks!
09-13-2006, 08:39 AM
Postscript is the native output of programs in OS X. So postscript printers basically don't need a driver, but the others have drivers take postscript and translate it for the printer.
Short Version - the print queue on the Mac "expects" to get postscript. On the PC, change the driver to a postscript driver (Apple Color Laserwriter X is good). Then you'll be sending postscript to the Mac print queue.
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