For Printer Sharing
1. Open Control Panel and then Printers and Faxes, right click the installed printer and select properties. Select the sharing tab and then place a dot in the box for sharing this printer.
2. On the Laptop again go into control panel, Printers and Faxes. Select to Add New Printer. Follow the wizard to install the 'networks' printer'. windows will install the driver for you.
1. Select the folder you want to share, right click it and select sharing tab and again place a dot in the box to share this folder
PS. It is advisable to create a new folder in My Documents and call it Shared Files or similar, then you know where to store files for sharing...