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How to Print to a Windows Printer from Mac
 
Desktop computer running Windows and this computer is connected to a USB printer. The printer that is not web-enabled, meaning it cannot connect to the Internet directly. You would like your Macbook to send print jobs from the Mac to your Windows connected printer.
 
Your Windows computer and Macbook are connected to the same network, you can directly print documents from your Mac to the shared printer.

Configure your Windows PC
1.Control Panel, open Devices and Printers. Right-click the Printer icon you wish to share and choose Printer Properties. 2.In the Printer Properties window, switch to the sharing tab and check the option “Share this Printer.” Also make a note of the shared printer name.
3.Finally, open the command prompt in Windows (type cmd at the Run prompt) and enter the command “ipconfig /all” – look for the Hostname entry to know your computer’s host name.
 
Configure your Mac to use Windows Printer

1. On your Mac, go to System Preferences and open Printers & Scanners.
2. Click the little + button to add a new printer, then switch to the Windows tab and choose your workgroup. It should be same as your Windows PC host name.
3. Next choose the shared printer from the list and then under Use, select “Select Software” and choose your printer model from the list.
4. Click the Add button to access that printer from your Mac. Go to System Preferences – Sharing and turn on Printer Sharing.
That’s it. test printer from your MAC
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