How to Enable AirPrint Service on Windows 7/Vista/XP (32-bit/64-bit) (via jaxov.com)

 

iOS 4.2 comes with a unique feature called AirPrint which allows you to print your documents, photos, emails and web-pages over a Wifi connection with your Apple iOS device. To enable iOS 4.2 AirPrint feature on Windows, follow the step-by-step guide below. This guide is applicable to Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP users.

Steps to Enable AirPrint on Windows 7/Vista/XP:

  1. If you have 64-bit Windows OS, go to C:Program Files (x86) and create a new folder called AirPrint as shown in the screenshot below:
  2. Enable AirPrint on Windows

    OR

  3. If you have 32-bit Windows OS, go to C:Program Files and create a new folder called AirPrint as shown in the screenshot below:
  4. AirPrint on Windows 32-Bit

  5. Download AirPrint.zip from here and unzip it in the AirPrint folder you created in the above steps.
  6. Enable AirPrint on Windows

  7. Go to run and type “CMD” to open Command Prompt as shown in the screenshot below:
  8. Open Command Prompt in Windows

  9. Now use the following set of commands respective to your OS version:
  10. For 64-bit Windows OS:

    1. sc.exe create AirPrint binPath= “C:Program Files (x86)AirPrintairprint.exe -s” depend= “Bonjour Service” start= auto
    2. sc.exe start AirPrint

    Enable AirPrint on Windows
    For 32-bit Windows OS:

    1. sc.exe create AirPrint binPath= “C:Program FilesAirPrintairprint.exe -s” depend= “Bonjour Service” start= auto
    2. sc.exe start AirPrint
  11. As soon as you will start the AirPrint service, Windows Firewall will prompt you allow or deny AirPrint features to be shared over networks. Click on Allow access button.
  12. Enable AirPrint on Windows

AirPrint on iPad
Thats it. Now open any document or email on your device with iOS 4.2 installed and click on the Print option to print the document wirelessly over a Wifi connection. [via MacRumors]

Update1: How to Enable AirPrint (Wireless Printing) on Mac OS X 10.6.5?

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