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Connecting to a shared Windows printer from your Mac

In your browser connect to CUPS on your Mac.
http://localhost:631/
Enter the username and password for your Mac.
In the centre section of the CUPS page ‘CUPS for Administrators’ click on ‘Adding Printers and Classes’.
Under ‘Printers’ click on ‘Add Printer’.
Select Windows Printer via SAMBA’ and click ‘Continue’.
In the Connection box type in the address as follows:
smb://windowsmachine/printer and click on ‘Continue’.

This assumes the printer is configured for Everyone on the Windows machine.
windowsmachine = hostname or IP address of Windows machine.
printer = shared printer name …
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