Connecting wirelessly to access windows shared network printer

10-11  Source: Network gathering  Views:0 

Hi there:
New macbook computer. HP 2605dn laser printer. I've connected to the windows network using lpd and other protocols, and everything seems to be going smoothly. The printer shows up on my screen. I push print. It says it's printing. But nothing happens at the printer. The message I receive is that the printer is busy and it will retry in 30 seconds. Of course, nothing happens. I've installed the hp suite directly into my machine, all 500 mb of it. Nothing. Not sure what to do. Try resetting the server? I can ask our IT guy (not an expert by any means) to reset it in the morning and try that. Anything else? Thanks!
Problem solved. IP address was incorrect. I thought I had tried that before. Oh, well. Perhaps a combination of new downloaded driver and correct IP address. The good news is that it's quite easy to log onto a windows network with your mac and print from the windows printer. As long as you dot your i's and cross your t's.
Related articles