Peripheral Sharing Problem on a Wireless Network

  DROPS1 01:26 27 Jun 03
Locked

Having installed the BT Voyager 2000 Home Network, I am having difficulty getting the now secondary desktop to recognise the printer. The printer is connected to the Virtual USB port. I have no problem connecting to the internet on either system.

I have set the the Sharing box within the printer properties, but the problem still persists.

Primary system runs Windows XP Pro, whereas secondary system runs Windows XP Home

  FreeCell 16:21 28 Jun 03

Have you installed the printer on the secondary machine? You need to do this selecting the "add printer" then install network printer. Browse should find your printer on the primary.

I have done the same on an Actiontec wireless network and it's fine.

  DROPS1 00:08 11 Jul 03

Unfortunately the printer still cannot be seen on the network by the other PC. I have installed the printer on the other pc as suggested but still no joy.

I was wondering if it had anthing to with the fact that the printer is attached to the primary pc by means of a virtual usb port?

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Best phone camera 2016/2017: Galaxy S7 vs iPhone 7 vs Google Pixel vs HTC 10 Evo vs OnePlus 3T vs…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

These are the Best Christmas Ads and Studio Projects of 2016

Super Mario Run preview | Hands-on first impressions of Super Mario Run: Mario's iPhone & iPad…