[vbox-dev] Access to USB Devices

JD jd1008 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 00:55:00 GMT 2008

In the VM configuration I have provided access to
the USB printer - and the configuration displays
it's manufacturer and model name.

In the windows client, I tried to install the driver
for this printer from cdrom. After startng the
driver install,  a banner popped up  titled
looking for new hardware, stating "be sure
the printer is connected and popwered on"
which it is.

However, this banner remains up forever. The
installation software is never able to find
the printer.
The device manager does not show it either.

What else do I need to do to give windows
access to the same physical printer that
the linux host is using?

If I cannot access it as a device in windows,
I will have to resort to exporting it in the
host via samba, and let windows use it as a
network shared printer.

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