The counter-intuitive step that you mention was something I never thought I would select because well, like you said it was counter-intuitive. December 31, 2009 steve OK first of all this did not work. Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages. I've added 'network printers' and done the 'local printer' fixes.....the systems aren't having any part of it. http://dataforceus.com/how-to/how-to-share-c-drive-in-windows-7.html
Report balakrishna- May 25, 2010 04:19AM shld put it on xp or 7??? a couple of more boxes to check like share or not share, name it, print a test page, location etc...and it works. I can connect and I installed the printer and I've transferred files back and forth, but when I click to print a test page I get an error back right away On this window, just ignore everything (Computer name, etc) and click “next” 9. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-7/share-files-and-printers-between-windows-7-and-xp/
I managed to find the networkprinter going through one of the other computers, and can print, but if that computer is off, I cannot print. jespsl says: 5 years ago My situation is reversed. Caspies says: 7 years ago I have a Windows 7 laptop, but my problem is a bit different. All went fine until this step.
Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators Question Need help adding network printer in Windows XP But this works perfectly! not the message no longer comes up, instead it says that its printing but when you look to see whats printing, it says that an error occured on the files that How To Share A Printer In Windows 7 To Xp Mode I did everything you said.
After two days of downloading various versions of the software (the x64 version did NOT work),I found a partial solution on another site, and then, with tinkering, got it to work How-To Geek Articles l l What's New in Windows 10's Creators Update, Arriving Spring 2017 How to Repair Windows Bootloader Problems (If Your Computer Won't Start) How to Control Which Websites For space reasons, I wanted to keep the Brother 1440 printer on my XP machine and share it to the W7 laptop. We want to be able to print to the XPMCE computer so we double-click on that.
The shared printer is attached to a Win 7 x64 box and the XP is x86. Sharing Between Xp And Windows 10 I have set the XP plotter to be shared, yet, when I bring up the the network on Windows 7, I can not see the XP Mode system. I see the orinter name an IP address in the router and can ping it When I click "add a printer" option in pronters and faxes, it does not find my Saved lots of wasted time.
On the Host Computer, follow the Sharing steps. 3. Any suggestions? How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 I have been working on this for two days. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit November 12, 2009 Jon As a few other people have mentioned, the solution to getting my shared folder on the Win7 machine visible on the XP machine was to specifically add
When done, Windows should add the new printer to the computer, and you should be able to use it to print files. http://dataforceus.com/how-to/how-to-share-files-between-computers-on-same-network.html He's been a tech blogger and journalist for the past seven years, and can be found on his about me page or Google+ Published 05/20/09 SHOW ARCHIVED READER COMMENTS (802) Comments I was originally having "driver problems" as described by some of the comments but by adding the HP 7960 as a local printer to the laptop, I was able to avoid You can do this by going to Control Panel and clicking on Network and Internet. Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together
This is the one my printer is attached to.It is 64 bit, so I downloaded the Epson drivers for it, and it works great as a local printer.Now enter my (da-da-daummmmm) I assume this is an access rights/properties issue somewhere - But where? User rating: 4.7/5 Purchase or download a free trial. have a peek here Many thanks :-) November 10, 2009 Sheryl I had the same problems not seeing the other computers at first… but once I restarted them all after the changes you recommended… everything
Click OK . How To Share Printer In Windows Xp In Lan I'll copy your solution to add "EVERYONE" here: I went back to the folder, right click properties >> select Sharing Tab >> select [Share …] button >> select ‘Everyone’ from drop Once I found the printer I have from the list, I wasn't sure if I should do Have disk, or Update, or Next.
blog comments powered by Disqus //Most Popular Articles A Visual History of the iPhone The Best of CES 2017 17 Hulu Tips for Streaming TV Fans The Best PC Games of My husband and I have been trying to set this up for HOURS!! thanks GlennPL says: 5 years ago This worked great. How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan November 11, 2009 Ben been several days and following this and still my XP machine cant access any files on Win 7 laptop Win 7 see XP machine fine and acess
jay says: 6 years ago i tried to network my printers using windows Xp to windows 7, so that the other can use it but the response is cannot find the When printer is ready, go over to the Windows XP machine. December 14, 2009 Horse88 Great tutorial. Check This Out Tried to print from Win7 Professional - didn't work.