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I am trying to figure out how I can share my printer that is hooked up to my desktop, when I am using my laptop. The desk top has windows xp and the laptop has vista?

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On the desktop, open Printers and Faxes. Right click the printer and click Share. Give it a name, etc. Just basically follow the instructions. On the Vista machine, add printer, network printer. You may have to click Add a printer not listed, then point to the printer with \\<xp computer name>\<printer name>

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