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Printer Sharing in Windows® ME®
Are you interested in enabling printer sharing in Windows ME and need some tips?
Windows ME is the operating system launched by Microsoft especially for home users. Windows ME is the successor to Windows 98. Its features are designed especially for digital media, home networking and online experience. Windows ME has got Windows Image Acquisition interface which allows you to interact with other software. Windows Movie Maker, the video editing and creating software included in it, contains the features, such as the transitions, audio track, effects, timeline narration, etc. With the help of image preview utility you can rotate an image, print or zoom an image. The home networking wizard in it is used for communication between the digital devices which is used in homes. You can easily share a printer connected to Windows ME operating system with other computers on the network.
The following are the requirements and tips to enable printer sharing in Windows ME:
- Printer sharing
- Tips to enable printer
Printer sharing for Windows ME will permit you to share the content of the chosen folders and will locally connect the printers with the other computers on home as well as office network. The printer sharing must be enabled in order to share files. You will have to use the shared documents folder for sharing files. Once the printer is shared, then users on the network can connect to it and print documents and images.
The printer sharing feature in Windows ME needs to meet certain conditions so as to share the printer. The host computer which is connected to the printer and the client computer must have an element of same Windows circle. Both computers must be connected to the identical router and they must be on the same subnet. The architecture of both computers must also be same.
You need to follow certain steps in order to enable printer sharing. First, you may need to go to the ‘Control Panel’ in the ‘Start’ menu and open the ‘Network’ applet. Then inside the Network window, you need to click the ‘File and Print Sharing’. Then, ensure whether the check box is enabled. After that close the Network window and reboot your computer.