4 Sharing PC Folder
Configuring Windows Firewall (for Windows Vista)
Creating Shared Folder
To use Scan to SMB (PC) function, a "shared folder" must be set up with the
destination computer to receive data.
IMPORTANT: To use Scan to SMB (PC) function, the machine must be connected
to a TCP/IP network.
The next section explains how to send data to a domain controlled computer.
If the destination of files is a Windows Vista-based computer, you must configure
Windows Firewall exceptions. With exceptions, enable file and printer sharing and
add a port you want use for the Scan to SMB (PC).
IMPORTANT: Log on to Windows with administrator privileges.
On the Windows Firewall Settings dialog box, click the Exceptions tab. From the
Start menu, select Control Panel and click Allow a program through Windows
At the User Account Control consent prompt, click Continue.
Click the checkbox under File and Printer
Sharing, then click Apply.
Create a shared folder to receive data in the destination computer. Share the folder
by enabling folder sharing on a normal folder. The following example explains how
to create a folder named "scannerdata" on drive C.
Sharing PC Folder