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           Network Printing with Windows 95/98/ME


These steps apply to Version 9.4 and higher.


These are the steps to allow a computer to access a printer

connected to another computer on the network. They assume the

printer is already connected and working with the computer

connected to the printer and that the printer is assigned as

shared at the other computer. Note that serial printers are not




0)   To make sure the printer is shareable: At the computer with the

   printer, click on Start->Settings->Printers, Right-click the printer

   icon for the printer to be shared, from the small menu click on

   Sharing and make sure the printer is shared and has a name - pick a

   simple one such as HP1200 or HP920.



1)   At the other computer (the one withOUT the printer)

   click on to Start->Settings->Printers. Add a Network Printer

   using Add printer. If you don't know the name of the

   printer, choose Browse


   In this example, the shared printer name is \\SERVER\HP

   but the name will be different in your case. (This name what is

   typed in the Network path or queue name).


2)   Open (click) the new HP network printer icon. Choose

   Printer->Properties, and click the Details Tab.


3)   Click Capture Printer Port. Choose Device:  LPT2


4)   In Path: type the name of the share printer (e.g.  \\SERVER\HP)

   Or in the Path box there is a down arrow that you can click

   to select the correct printer name from a list.


5)   Click the Re-connect at login. Click OK.


6)   Go into Jewelry Shopkeeper (Pro). Choose Printer Control

   Codes (Choice 8,A).  Press Esc to add a new printer (Choose

   "NOT USED - ADD PRINTER" in Shopkeeper)  in this example,

   duplicate the HP Laserjet (but change for your own printer).

   Name the printer "Network HP" and type LPT2 for the Printer Port.


7)   In the Printer Control Codes menu, select 0 to Exit and Save



8)   Go to the Printer Redirection Feature [Choice 8,B]. Note the

   printer number assigned to the printer called: Network HP.


9)   Press <Esc> to "Customize Printing Destinations" screen.

   Type the newly assigned printer number in any print job to

   be redirected to the network printer.


10) From the same "Customize Printing Destinations" screen find the prompt

  "If every station should store its own copy of this page of settings,"

   on what drive should they be stored?" and choose drive C