Rick says: 6 years ago My Jan 2 comment @ 11:02 contained a typo in the email address. It has helped a ton. dicnan says: 6 years ago I followed your instructions. Abe says: 5 years ago I have a Dell AIO 942 connected to my XP machine. weblink
As suggested, I updated the Win7 driver. I would get so fare then get the message that windows could not find a driver, and when I tried to select the driver manually it was not listed This is I spent a very pathetic and frustrating hour trying to print to an XP desktop from my Vista laptop with no luck...I was using Windows Help Files and got the usual Hope this helps!
Step 3: Click on Start and then click on Devices and Printers. Wonderful. I do not have a password for my router either. Windows 7 includes a lot of device drivers already so you may be surprised on what it’s able to install.
MaskFD says: June 30, 2016 at 12:45 pm Thank you for your kind help ^_^ Worked great with me.
It will then show a summary of your settings, Click “next” 13.
Unplug your USB cable from the back of the Windows XP PC and plug the USB cable directly into your Windows Vista PC. 2.
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Network printer works on win 7 laptop, but trying to setup shared printer through network didn't work, so I tried your fix, and got message "Unable to install printer.
What was different about your instructions?
Maybe I should update that one to Win 7 too!
On the Windows XP machine 1.
MS says use the vista driver which did not work. Many Thanks! After 2 days of a headache, this is the only solution that worked! Note: copy your computer name and printer name exactly, it's case case sensitive, so if you enter it wrong, it won't work. (I found out the hard way.) Flag Permalink This
Organize your photo library with the Rename tool of AB Commander Windows does not offer the NTFS format option? Other XP computers connect just fine to this printer. My only guess was that Windows XP can't serve the Vista machine the vista driver. Just what i needed after alot of frustration trying to get helpful info on Microsoft support.
I had a similar issue and used the same trick - that didn't work for me at first try. Enter Your Email Here to Get Access for Free:
Go check your email! grateful says: 6 years ago Thanks! kemmer333 says: 7 years ago I went through all steps trouble free and went into celebration mode and realized that the test pages were not printing.
Schiesse. Thanks for solving this problem for us! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thank you by soobedo / September 3, 2007 10:42 AM PDT In reply to: re:Plz Help - Printer Sharing on XP/Vista Network I All XP computers have no problem using the shared printers, BUT of course there has been no end of problems getting the VISTA laptop to print.
Access is denied." We tried to do the usual troubleshooting: checked the security settings of the shared printer, checked the sharing settings, made sure that the file and printer sharing was have a peek at these guys It worked. Any solutions? Thank you!
Kodak was no help. Other computers on my network also connect to the Internet directly or through a hub”. 8. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Networking & Wireless forum 116 total posts (Page 1 of 4) 01 02 03 04 Next Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions check over here dbooth says: 6 years ago Thank you so much for the step-by-step instructions for printer sharing between Widows 7 and XP.
Can you solve this? I love it! IT WORKED !
In this instance we decided to browse to it and notice we have 5 computers found on the network.
I spent a lot of time researching how to do it and went down a lot of blind alleys and finally found this site. Your instructions were clear and easy to follow and it works perfectly! Whatever it was, it works now. hope this helps someone October 24, 2010 shalini Thanks a lot..
Wait while Windows connects to the printer and installs it… It’s successfully added…click Next. Worked perfectly! Glad to help and thanks for the nomination! ;-) 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you by tom.rooney · 9 years ago In reply to The Windows Vista drivers for your printer should be automatically loaded and your printer will be installed on your Windows Vista PC.
Emtebu says: 6 years ago Hello, You explained everything really well, but it still doesn't work for me.