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Vista and remote printing

My printer is attached directly to my Netgear DRG843 router using the network interface and works fine. The router is attached to my Desktop Dell computer running XP. I have recently bought a laptop using Vista which will not print to the 3210.

I have installed the printer vista drivers, I can look at the printer details via its IPaddress. I have tried changing/ adding a port and making its address the IP address of the printer. All to no good. I thought Vista was supposed to be an improvement. Any thoughts or help gratefully receieved - or I am going to just throw the Vista off and go back to XP

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Have you applied SP1 to Vista? It is supposed to fix a plethora of issues.

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