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Belkin N1 Vision - unable to see networked printers

I have a Belkin N1 Vision Router pluged directly into a Desktop PC Running Windows XP Pro, I have a new Wireless Laptop running Vista Ultimate. The Laptop is connected and going to the internet fine. However I can not see the Desktop or the printers attached to the desktop. Both have the same workgroup name. I had no problem with the set up on my previous Linksys Router. Upgraded to get the N conection speed from my Laptop. The Desktop also does not see either wireless latop. (I have another laptop running Vista Home)

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Go on the main PC and Press Start, Control Panel, Printers and Faxes, Right-Click On The Printer You Want To Share, Properties, Sharing...

... If it comes up ( If it doesn't skip to the next part )...
Belkin N1 Vision - unable to see networked printer - 49a8fc3.jpg ... Click on "If you understand the security risks but..."
Click On...
Click Share this Printer, Apply, Ok. Now look on your laptop for network places and you will see the printer on the network.

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