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Unable to share printer

Hi, I have got 3 pc at home. The printer is attached to the system wid XP on it. The other laptop wid Vista is able to access it wirelessly and can print the pages. The third laptop with Vista is unable to access or share te same AIO photo printer. It says "Access denied", wt to do?

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You need to go into the machine that manages the printer and allow the access denied machine access or to share printer. You may have to run the network setup wizard in order for the machines to recognize each other.

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