How To print from your Mac to a Windows shared printer Step for Step.
To print from a Mac running OSX 10.8.5 to a Windows shared printer is really quite easy once you know how to do it but quite difficult if you’re new to all of this sort of stuff.
So to start you will need to have a printer shared on your Windows device and have it shared as ldp. This is so the Mac and Windows pc’s can send information between them.
After sharing the printer change the shared name to something simple preferably the manufactures name of your printer. For example if you have a canon printer make the shared name for your printer “canon”.
Once you have a computer shared, on the Mac open up System Preferences and click on the “Print and...