Question about HP PhotoSmart 7150 InkJet Printer

2 Answers

Sharing printer I have a printer that is connected to a desktop PC. The OS onthe PC is XP. I also have a wireless network set as well. The is being shared on the PC. I cannot access the printer from my laptop. Ihave tried to access through the desktop's IP but no luck. The laptop has Vista.

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 185 Answers

You have to set the printer as a 'shared printer,and make it accessabel to the laptop.

If the laptop is able to access your network

, at presen,you just need to make the printer a shared resource on the network, by going to the netwirk file and select share printer amd follow the steps. Then it should work. .

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 5 Answers

Make sure your desktop PC and the laptop are in the same Workgroup. You can view and change these settings if you right click My Computer and click Properties. In case your laptop joins a domain or workgroup at work, you might want to only change your desktop to match your laptop's settings.

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Can i hook my printer to this router Linksys wireless-g 2.4ghz


You want to connect a printer to the network.
If you have Ethernet port on the printer then you can connect it to the router with the ethernet cable. IF it is wireless printer then you will need to connect to the wireless network on the printer. In both the cases you will need to set up your printer as a network printer. If you contact the manufacturer of the printer they will tell you how to do it.
If you do not have ethernet port on the printer and it has only USB port and it is not a wireless printer then you will need a print server. You can purchase a wireless print server and you can set it up so that all the computers will be able to print onthe same printer.
If you have only the USB port and you don't want to use print server, then you can connect your printer to one of your computer. Enable File and printer sharing on all the computer. If you go to microsoft.com and search for file and printer sharing, you will get steps to enable file and printer sharing.
If you want to check the wireless settings of the router, you will need to open the set up page of the router .
Click here for more information about router and networks

Mar 21, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

1 Answer

HP photosmart used to print wirelessly from my Vista loaded laptops. printer was usb connected to desktop with XP. Had to get new hd and reload with XP for desktop and now cannot configure for wireless...


As your printer is not wireless itself I assume you shared the printer. To enable this again goto Control Panel on your desktop, select printers, right click your printer and there should be an option for sharing. Enable sharing.
Now using your Vista laptops you should connect to your home network (in your case this is probably a wireless router, as long as your desktop is connected to this router too), goto Control Panel, printers, add printer, search for printer not connected to this copmputer (or network printer).
Hopefully the Vista laptops will then pick it up and install it correctly. You may be asked to install the correct driver for the vista machines. Windows should provide you with instructions on how to do this.
Hope this helps,www.PuterCare.com

Feb 27, 2010 | HP Photosmart 2610 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Can I set up a wireless connection between my laptop & printer?


You would attach the printer to the desktop pc and share it out with Sharing & Security. Once your wireless laptop is connected to same network, you will need to go to Start => Printers and Faxes
Then, click Add Printer, then select Network Printer and hit Next. Hit next again and it will look for any printers on the network. Depending on your os and setup, printer should be in the list. Once it is found, highlight it and press Next > and follow the remaining two prompts, finally hit finish. Reply back if you are having a problem setting it up and I can furthe assist you and/or logon remotely to watch or give a hand. - Dan Maresca Jr

Jul 10, 2009 | Epson Office Equipment & Supplies

1 Answer

Print sharing


No matter how you slice it, if you want to share the printer, you will be creating a network. If I remember this printer correctly, it has an Ethernet port to connect to a network or USB to connect ot a computer. If your router supports wired connections, you can connect it there and just inistall drivers on each device and selec tthe network option. If not, you will probably want to connect it via USB to your desktop machine and enable print sharing on that machine. Te enable printer sharing, open up the Network and Sharing Center. In the Sharing and Discovery section, turn on the option for Printer Sharing. You will still need to install the XP driver on the netbook and select the network option, but give it the proper network location (ie.\\mycomputer\this printer).

May 29, 2009 | HP Photosmart C6180 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Vista and xp network


  1. All computers should have installed and enabled file and printer sharing, which you can see and change in the properties of the network connection.
  2. All computers should have enabled file and printer sharing as an exception for the Windows firewall.
  3. Sometimes you need to install the IPX protocol on the network connection.

May 05, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Cannot add printer to PC on network


heres a link for drivers for your machine.....download the proper driver for each individual system and run setup application

http://www.kodak.com/global/mul/service/downloads/DownloadLookup.jhtml?pq-path=9106&product=EKN033540

Apr 20, 2009 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Printer settings ??


 
Hi there,
  • Unplug the printer cable from the computer.
  • Unistall the printer drivers from Device manager and also unistall the all the printer appications
  • restart the computer
  • try to download drivers from the website
  • after installing drivers and software it will ask you to connect the printer.
  • then you can connect the printer and and try to Print the test page.
Hope this help. Please Rate My Response! Thanks! 
PREM  

Mar 12, 2009 | Epson Stylus CX6000 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Network Vista Wireless Laptop to XP Desktop & Print Documents


On the desktop machine - go to the printers folder, right click the icon for the Laserjet and choose sharing (enable print sharing). You should be able to name the printer and make it accessible to anyone within the workgroup. If needed you can run the network setup wizard to change the workgroup names on both machines.

On the laptop go to add new printer and choose network printer, you should be able to browse to the desktop machine by name and choose the Laserjet as a printer (whether you want it to be the default is up to you). The laptop will download and install the drivers from the desktop pc to the laptop and set the correct network path automatically.

It goes without saying that the desktop machine must be on in order to print from the laptop in this scenario.

Feb 21, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

1 Answer

I have an HP c4180. My pc is Windows xp. Would like to print through my wireless hub. Internet and printer are connected hard to the hub. PC won't see the printer.


I have the same printer, & it prints fine on my desktop pc but to get it to print from my laptop wirelessly I just had to enable printer sharing on both pcs, & then when adding a new printer on my laptop I just had to set it to print over a network. the only problem I get is I have to select the printer when starting a print session.

Jan 02, 2009 | HP T30 DK411AABA Network Terminal

2 Answers

Trying to network xp pc to wireless laptop


Right click on the drive you want to share. Ex: C:\Vol-xx = name. In the pop up window click Sharing & Security. This needs done to all the drives you want access too. To share a printer. Everyone must have the printer drivers installed. The Pc that has a direct connection to the printer must also Share the printer on the network. Open Printer & Faxes, highlight the printer you want to share. Click File than click Sharing follow windows instructions.
Small suggestion regards to the wireless side of the network. Suggest you setup security so others close too you can not tap into your network. (common).

Feb 14, 2008 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP PhotoSmart 7150 InkJet Printer Logo

Related Topics:

67 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

Seeker5211
Seeker5211

Level 3 Expert

1089 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Are you a HP Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...