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Setting up lpr on W2K

  1. Before adding the new printer, you need to install the Add-on component to support LPR printing. (Note that this is not done during the default W2K installation, and may not even be possible during a custom installation.)
    1. Insert the Windows 2000 Installation CD into the drive. The installation dialog should automatically appear. If it does not, run "setup.exe" from the root directory of the CD.
    2. Select "Install Add-on Components".
    3. Select the checkbox for "Other Network and File Print Services".
    4. Select the "Next" button and wait for the installation to complete.
    5. Select the "Finish" button to complete the installation. And miraculously, there should be NO reboot required!!!
    6. Select "Exit" from the installation CD dialog.
  2. Now create a new printer using LPR...
    1. From the "Start" button, select "Settings" and then "Printers"
    2. Select "Add Printer"
    3. Select "Next" at the Add Printer Wizard dialog
    4. Select "LOCAL printer"
    5. UNCHECK "Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer"
    6. Select the "Create a new port" radio button
    7. Select "LPR Port" from the Type selection list
    8. Select the "Next" button to continue
    9. Complete the lpr printer dialog with "" and "saginaw"
    10. Select "HP" and "HP LaserJet 4Si MX PS" from the printer selection dialog
    11. Choose your local name for the printer (i.e. "Saginaw via LPR") and select the "Next button to continue.
    12. In most cases, leave the "Do not share this printer" button selected and select the "Next button to continue.
    13. Leave the "Yes" button selected to print a test page and select the "Next button to continue.
    14. Select the "Finish" button projects | techreports | press | lab | location | staff Email address
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