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I have the windows vista on my laptop,I can not save something that I type on my usb and use the works desktop to print it, the work computer is using windows xp,the usb just won't open at the works pc,I also need to set up a email address for me on the mail account that is on my laptop.

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1) You can not save something that I type on my usb and use the works desktop to print it,
2) the work computer is using windows xp,the usb just won't open at the works pc
3) I also need to set up a email address for me on the mail account that is on my laptop.

1) Check if the USB drive is locked or write preotected (there should be a up-down button in the back of the USB. unlock and save.
2) If you have connected the work PC and Laptop, to get access in USB in work, you need to allow access to the other machine.
Select the drive, right click,properties,share and aloow access to the Laptop.
3) Not clear about the query. if you are looking to configure outlook,

http://www.webdevelopersnotes.com/tips/internet/configure_gmail_in_outlook_express.php3

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