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Posible XP Vista compatability issue?

I have almost set up my network completely, only one issue, I can't print from my Vista laptop from my printer connected to my XP desktop. I can see the printer icon in the shared printer folder, it just won't let me connect. If I plug the printer into my laptop I have no problem printing from my desktop. I have done all the obvious trouble shooting like turning off all my firewalls on the CPU's and router, and I still can't connect. I have all the current drivers and software for the printer installed on both computers.

What else can I do so I can print wireless from my laptop?

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  • hcord Dec 04, 2007

    I obviously have all the security and windows updates on my computers...thanks for trying though...

  • liyu4love Mar 22, 2009

    i have the same problem, i have finish networking an office, then i shared a printer on XP system, and tried to access the printer from a Vistas system but could not connect though i can see the printer but i cant connect and print. but other system with XP can connect and print on the same network

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