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New vista windows working with a wireless routerand a new laptop

I have a printer that is on a windowsxp and is though a wireless router and , I just got a lap top and desk top with vista windows how do I get the new desk top,and laptop hooked up so we only use one printer


No, mine is XP not vista. I had it hook up at one time but can't remember how it was done. I know I have to start at the desk top angd go from there but when I type in the printer on the lap top it will not work. HELP! Desk is an HP, printer is a Canon MP130 PRIMAX. Lap top is a Toshiba Satelite

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You will need to simply share the printer over the network, note that the computer the printer is hooked up to will need to be on when you try to print over the network.

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